1. Model the Way 2. Inspire a Shared Vision 3. Challenge the Process 4. Enable Others to Act 5. Encourage the Heart Profiles in Leadership Tom Johnson Jennifer Ernst Learning to Lead The Leadership Challenge Story About the Authors
James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner are preeminent researchers, award-winning writers, and highly sought-after teachers in the field of leadership. Jim is Dean's Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. Barry is Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University where he served as dean of the Leavey School of Business for 12 years (1997-2009). In books and workbooks, training materials and workshops, assessments and videos, Jim and Barry have been writing on leadership for nearly 30 years, examining leaders, leadership, and leadership development from several points of view. Together, they are authors of the award-winning The Leadership Challenge (over 1.8 million copies sold) plus other best-selling books that include The Truth About Leadership, A Leader's Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, The Leadership Challenge Workbook , and The Leadership Journal . They also developed the highly acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree assessment tool and The Leadership Challenge Workshop , both based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model.