The Human Resource Planning By Gina Hernez Broome And Richard L. Hughes

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I chose a section from the Human Resource Planning, written by Gina Hernez-Broome and Richard L. Hughes (n.d.), Leadership Development: Past, Present, and Future and Administration of Police Agencies, Theories of. As the title indicates, it focuses on leadership from a past, present and future perspectives. To do this, the authors utilized a mixed methods study to identify the problems. The introduction identified the problem and emphasized the need and the proliferation of new leadership development methods. The study looked at past methods and research, which identified the need for change and a subsequent move toward an emotional resonance approach.
Looking at past methods showed a tendency toward using what most would call a classis
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26). The research uncovered links between specific elements of emotional intelligence and some specific behaviors associated with leadership effectiveness. This is what caused us to start looking at the differences between leading and managing. This resulted in the understanding that, organizations do not need the “Lone Ranger” type of leader as much as a leader who can motivate and coordinate a team-based approach.
As we move closer to today, we have also learned to work with and develop leadership through on the job training, as opposed to sending the future leaders to a classroom setting in an effort to teach them to be leaders. “The goal of leadership development ultimately involves action not knowledge. Therefore, development today means providing people opportunities to learn from their work rather than taking them away from their work to learn” (Hernez-Broome and Hughes, p. 27).
In addition to work leadership, we now understand that leadership, especially when talking about leading with emotional resonance, requires us to look out for our people in many ways, to include their personal and work

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