Part I: The Executive as Leader. Requirements for Leadership. The Nature of Leadership. Leadership at Senior Levels. Part II: Executives and Their Organizations. The Effective Organization. The Work Context. Part III: Processes of Executive Influence. Goals and Goal Setting. Power and Authority. Control and Constraints. Communication. Part IV: Executives and Their Subordinates. Leading Subordinates. Directing Subordinates. Part V: Conclusion. The Effective Leader. Toward Functionally Competent Organizations. References. Appendix: Annotated Bibliography of Basic Sources. Index.