Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:00:21 -0400 Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:19:11 -0400 Work Happy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/work-happy <div>Author: Geisler, Jill</div> <div>Publisher: Hachette Book Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most managers do not have the benefit of specialized training when they are promoted into their first leadership roles. High performers are often tapped to head their teams, but what makes people good at their jobs is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Athena Rising http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/athena-rising <div>Author: Johnson, W. Brad | Smith, David</div> <div>Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Athena Rising</strong> by W. Brad Johnson and David Smith is a book written for men, by men, about mentoring women. Although men are often in a position to mentor women, they may be unwilling or afraid to do so...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The New Alpha http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-alpha <div>Author: Harlan, PhD, Danielle</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The New Alpha</strong>, Danielle Harlan makes a case for <em>New Alpha leadership</em>, a movement in which professionals work toward becoming the best versions of themselves in order to develop the skills...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Your First Leadership Job http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/your-first-leadership-job <div>Author: Byham, Tacy M. | Wellins, Richard S.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Becoming a frontline leader for the first time can an extremely stressful experience. Whether a person aspires to a leadership position or is placed in one due to external circumstances, his or her success depends on...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Co-Active Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/co-active-leadership <div>Author: Kimsey-House, Karen | Kimsey-House, Henry</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Co-Active Leaders</strong>hip, Karen and Henry Kimsey-House present a five-dimensional model for engaged leadership. The model involves people at all levels of an organization creating leadership that is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Lead More, Control Less http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lead-more-control-less <div>Author: Weisbord, Marvin | Janoff, Sandra</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Organizations work best when all of their workers are engaged and trusted to share responsibility for their companies’ successes. However, the theory of control is so deeply ingrained in most organizational cultures...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development An Everyone Culture http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/everyone-culture <div>Author: Kegan, Robert | Laskow Lahey, Lisa</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In &nbsp;<strong>An Everyone Culture</strong>, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey use their studies of <em>Deliberately Developmental Organizations</em> (DDOs) to show leaders how to successfully incorporate DDO...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Effective Modern Coaching http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/effective-modern-coaching <div>Author: Downey, Myles</div> <div>Publisher: Effective Modern Coaching</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>Effective Modern Coaching</strong>, Myles Downey update his previous book,&nbsp;<em>Effective Coaching</em>, for the 21st century. Using engaging anecdotes and references to other...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Good Ones http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/good-ones <div>Author: Weinstein, Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: New World Library</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When employee behavior is less than exemplary, there is a quantifiable cost to businesses. Despite this, most companies do not pay proper attention to behavior when hiring or promoting people. In <strong>The Good Ones...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Training in Motion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/training-motion <div>Author: Kuczala, Mike</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Training in Motion</strong>, Mike Kuczala uses decades of research, anecdotes, and analogies to describe kinesthetic learning principles and activities that have helped presenters—from classroom educators to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Brand and Talent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/brand-and-talent <div>Author: Keohane, Kogan</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Brand management and talent management have traditionally been managed separately, to the point that completely different branding messages can be delivered to potential talent and clients. In <strong>Brand and Talent...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Trainer’s Inside Edge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/trainers-inside-edge <div>Author: Dyrkacz, Helen</div> <div>Publisher: Leadership and Beyond</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies that invest in training opportunities for employees have an edge over the competition. Training helps employees become more effective in their positions, which in turn drives a company’s productivity and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Psychology of Fear in Organizations http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/psychology-fear-organizations <div>Author: Keegan, Sheila M.</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Psychology of Fear in Organizations</strong>, Sheila M. Keegan explores the concept of fear in the workplace, how fear affects employees, and steps organizations can take to alleviate fear. The recession...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development 9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Mentors http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/9-powerful-practices-really-great-mentors <div>Author: Kohn, Stephen E. | O’Connell, Vincent D.</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Mentor-protégé relationships are a unique and particularly effective method for bringing out excellence in individuals. In&nbsp;<strong>9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Mentors</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development When Millennials Take Over http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/when-millennials-take-over <div>Author: Notter, Jamie | Grant, Maddie</div> <div>Publisher: Ideapress Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While traditional management is in decline, many organizations continue to depend on its outdated, 20th-century hierarchal structures and practices. In <strong>When Millennials Take Over</strong>, Jamie Notter and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Mastering Mobile Learning http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mastering-mobile-learning <div>Author: Udell, Chad | Woodill, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In this increasingly mobile society, technology is rapidly untethering employees from physical locations and transforming the way business is conducted. It makes sense, then, that the mobile revolution would make a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Winning the War for Talent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/winning-war-talent <div>Author: Johnson, Mandy</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Regardless of the economic landscape, companies consistently struggle with attracting and keeping the right people. To help alleviate the high rate of employee turnover and successfully boost talent retention, Mandy...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Rookie Smarts http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rookie-smarts <div>Author: Wiseman, Liz</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Rookies, people tasked with doing jobs they have never done before, are not clueless, inept, or slow, as some people may think. Instead, rookies are creative, fast-moving, and willing to learn from everyone. In many...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development HBR Guide to Coaching Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-coaching-employees <div>Author: Review Editors, Harvard Business</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Managers today should not simply tell their employees what to do—they need teach their employees how to make decisions, solve problems, and develop skills on their own. In <strong>HBR Guide to Coaching Employees...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Elements of Mentoring http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/elements-mentoring <div>Author: Johnson, W.Brad | Ridley, Charles R.</div> <div>Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Mentors are the responsible leaders in a relationship that should be mutually rewarding. The ultimate goal is to develop a protégé that is more capable, more comfortable, more confident, and better connected within the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Jumpstart Your Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/jumpstart-your-leadership <div>Author: Doyle, Shawn</div> <div>Publisher: Sound Wisdom</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Jumpstart Your Leadership</strong>, Shawn Doyle summarizes 10 key principles that will help current leaders become better leaders and help future leaders get a head start on techniques they will need to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Leaders First http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leaders-first <div>Author: Morton, Gene</div> <div>Publisher: Accelerated Solutions, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Leaders First</strong>, Gene Morton tells the story of a fictitious construction company as it makes the challenging transition from its entrepreneurial roots to a professionally managed organization. Using...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Alliance http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/alliance <div>Author: Hoffman, Reid | Casnocha, Ben | Yeh, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Alliance</strong>, Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh propose transforming the relationship between employer and employee. Drawing on the practices of LinkedIn and other top Silicon Valley firms,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development 20 Minute Manager: Giving Effective Feedback http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/20-minute-manager-giving-effective-feedback <div>Author: Review Press, Harvard Business</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many managers avoid delivering feedback to others because they find it to be awkward and difficult to do well. <strong>Giving Effective Feedback </strong>demonstrates that not only is feedback essential to an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Critical Knowledge Transfer http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/critical-knowledge-transfer <div>Author: Leonard, Dorothy | Swap, Walter | Barton, Gavin</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A large number of company experts are approaching retirement age, and companies are increasingly onboarding millennials into key technical positions. However, as Dorothy Leonard, Walter Swap, and Gavin Barton explain...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Sometimes You Win—Sometimes You Learn http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sometimes-you-win%E2%80%94sometimes-you-learn <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Center Street, Hachette Book Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Sometime You Win—Sometimes You Learn</strong>, John C. Maxwell suggests that people who are successful view losing differently than most people do. These individuals do not hide from failure or shy away from...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Enhancing Your Executive Edge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/enhancing-your-executive-edge <div>Author: Zoller, Kim | Preston, Kerry</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Technical and job skills only carry individuals so far. The difference between those who get promoted to leadership positions and those who remain stuck comes down to interpersonal skills. In fact, interpersonal skill...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Turning Learning into Action http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/turning-learning-action <div>Author: Weber, Emma</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Traditional evaluation methods measure a training participant’s initial reactions immediately following a training. Sometimes referred to as “happy sheets,” this type of evaluation asks questions to determine how the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Coaching for Breakthrough Success http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching-breakthrough-success <div>Author: Canfield, Jack | Chee, Dr. Peter</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Coaching is gaining recognition in businesses throughout the country, and becoming a coach can be personally fulfilling. <strong>Coaching for Breakthrough Success</strong> by Jack Canfield and Peter Chee is a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Revolutionize Learning & Development http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/revolutionize-learning-development <div>Author: Quinn, Clark N.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In this advanced, forward-moving technological age, learning and development has stagnated. It is time for a revolution, and in <strong>Revolutionize Learning & Development</strong> author Clark N. Quinn says...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Training That Delivers Results http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/training-delivers-results <div>Author: Handshaw, Dick</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Training That Delivers Results</strong>, Dick Handshaw introduces the Handshaw Instructional Design Model—a method that combines the discipline of instructional design with that of performance consulting to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-getting-mentoring-you-need <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Editors</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need</strong> offers a comprehensive manual for professionals on how to attract sponsors, learn and move up in their fields, and later become mentors themselves. A variety...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Star Factor http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/star-factor <div>Author: Seidman, William | Grbavac, Richard</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Star performers are usually employees who take on heavy burdens during projects and go above and beyond what they are asked to do. If the expertise and level of greatness these top performers possess is not passed down...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Peer-to-Peer Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/peer-peer-leadership <div>Author: Baker, Mila N.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In a world of globalization and ever-increasing connectivity, organizations need to fully leverage the autonomous, multifaceted capabilities of all employees in order to succeed. It is no longer effective to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Stealing the Corner Office http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/stealing-corner-office <div>Author: Reid, Brendan</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many people develop their concepts of how success is achieved through the lens of Hollywood rags-to-riches movies, which begin with hard work, include lots of talent and passion, and end with fame and fortune. However...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Talent Magnetism http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-magnetism <div>Author: Matuson, Roberta Chinsky</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Talent Magnetism</strong>, Roberta Chinsky Matuson provides practical advice about bringing in—and holding on to—talented employees. The ability to attract and retain top talent is an essential tool for any...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Work of Leaders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/work-leaders <div>Author: Straw, Julie | Scullard, Mark | Kukkonen, Susie | Davis, Barry</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Work of Leaders</strong>, Julie Straw, Mark Scullard, Susie Kukkonen, and Barry Davis detail the VAE (vision, alignment, and execution) model they developed and show leaders how to bring ideas from an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Mass Career Customization http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mass-career-customization <div>Author: Benko, Cathleen | Weisberg, Anne</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The path to success in the corporate world looks very different than in the past. Organizational structures have changed; they have become flatter, resulting in fewer management positions. Employees’ views about work-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Talent Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-intelligence <div>Author: Kinley, Nik | Ben-Hur, Shlomo</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Talent intelligence</strong> is more important than ever. As globalization has increased the level of talent competition businesses must evaluate, hiring and promoting the right people has become a challenge....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development We Are All Leaders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/we-are-all-leaders <div>Author: Arnander, Fredrik</div> <div>Publisher: Capstone Publishing Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The traditional portrayal of a leader as someone with a prestigious title capable of single-handedly managing a giant corporation has become obsolete in the modern business world. In a time of rapid technological...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development From One to Many http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/one-many <div>Author: Britton, Jennifer J.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In recent years, coaching has expanded from one-on-one relationships to team and group environments. In <strong>From One to Many</strong>, Jennifer Britton explains how to leverage the principles and benefits of one-on...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Proactive Reviews http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/proactive-reviews <div>Author: Kolbaek, Ditte</div> <div>Publisher: Books on Demand GmbH</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In her work with Oracle’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) group, Ditte Kolbaek developed <strong>Proactive Reviews </strong>as a means of providing effective knowledge sharing within a company or organization....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/forget-mentor-find-sponsor <div>Author: Hewlett, Sylvia Ann</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Mentors serve a useful purpose, but only sponsors can effectively turbo-charge a career. In <strong>Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor</strong>, Sylvia Ann Hewlett provides a road map to help professionals find and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Accelerating Leadership Development http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/accelerating-leadership-development <div>Author: Bérard, Jocelyn</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s business world, organizations are in an ongoing war for talent. As a result, companies that are skilled at finding and developing leaders are in a good position to get ahead. To address this issue, Global...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Leading the Learning Revolution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-learning-revolution <div>Author: Cobb, Jeff</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Lifelong learning providers face an incredible opportunity. With the world becoming increasingly interconnected and changing more rapidly than ever before, people have a growing need to continually develop their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Managers as Mentors, Third Edition http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managers-mentors-third-edition <div>Author: Bell, Chip R. | Goldsmith, Marshall</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Change is endemic in the modern corporate setting, and employees who are continually learning are better equipped to evolve with this change. In <strong>Managers as Mentors</strong>, Chip R. Bell and Marshall Goldsmith...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Inside CEO Succession http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inside-ceo-succession <div>Author: Saporito, Tom | Winum, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Inside CEO Succession</strong>, Tom Saporito and Paul Winum discuss the changing nature of the global business environment and the need for companies to take a far more proactive and carefully executed...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Young Professional’s Guide to the Working World http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/young-professional%E2%80%99s-guide-working-world <div>Author: McDaniel, Aaron</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Millennial Generation is flooding the workforce with an abundance of ambition but a lack of knowledge about how to succeed. While many companies have comprehensive orientation programs for new employees, few give...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Take Charge of Your Talent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/take-charge-your-talent <div>Author: Maruska, Don | Perry, Jay</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many people are frustrated with their work. They feel their talents are untapped and consequently they are unable to move forward in their careers. While professional coaching could help, it is a luxury too expensive...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Optimizing the Power of Action Learning http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/optimizing-power-action-learning <div>Author: Marquardt, Michael J.</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s business environment is more complex than ever, due to factors like globalization, technological advances, and more. Organizations that survive and thrive have employees who are skilled at solving complicated...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Challenging Coaching http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/challenging-coaching <div>Author: Blakey, John | Day, Ian</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Challenging Coaching</strong> by John Blakey and Ian Day is a practical coaching guide based on the premise that coaches have a responsibility to both the people they are coaching, as well as to their clients’...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Latino Talent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/latino-talent <div>Author: Rodriguez, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>In the United States, the Latino community has a significant influence on society, as well as the workforce. Companies must gain a better understanding of Latinos and their culture, since this demographic group...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Positioned http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/positioned <div>Author: Ward, Dan L. | Tripp, Rob | Maki, Bill</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Positioned </strong>Dan L. Ward and Rob Tripp discuss strategic workforce planning (SWP) and its value for businesses and HR departments. SWP is the formal process of getting the right people with the right...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The 5 Levels of Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/5-levels-leadership <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Center Street</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The 5 Levels of Leadership</strong>, John C. Maxwell defines leading as a verb, not a noun. Good leadership involves dealing with individuals and their different dynamics, which are continually in flux, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Who Says It’s a Man’s World http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/who-says-it%E2%80%99s-man%E2%80%99s-world <div>Author: Bennington, Emily</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>There are more women than ever entering the top echelons of management, but that does not mean it has become easier to advance. In fact, career-transition consultant Emily Bennington has found that ambitious women...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Talent Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-leadership <div>Author: Mattone, John | Xavier, Luiz</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Talent Leadership</strong>, John Mattone contends that the human capital asset is the most critical variable driving operational excellence. He aims to help business leaders use various methods of behavior...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/help-them-grow-or-watch-them-go <div>Author: Kaye, Beverly | Giulioni, Julie Winkle</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go</strong>, authors Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni examine the benefits of and methods for addressing the career development imperative with employees. In today’s...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Coaching Up and Down the Generations http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching-and-down-generations <div>Author: Haneberg, Lisa</div> <div>Publisher: American Society for Training & Development and Berrett-Koehler, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Coaching Up and Down the Generations</strong>, Lisa Haneberg reviews general information, insights, and observations about coaching, then applies them to the increasingly common situation in which the coach...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Big Shift http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/big-shift <div>Author: Freedman, Marc</div> <div>Publisher: PublicAffairs</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Big Shift</strong>, renowned social entrepreneur Marc Freedman confronts the problem of an increasingly aging population and a society ill-prepared to make use of its knowledge and expertise. However,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Make Talent Your Business http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-talent-your-business <div>Author: Axelrod, Wendy | Coyle, Jeannie</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Talent Your Business</strong>, Wendy Axelrod and Jeannie Coyle discuss ways in which managers in all types of organizations can integrate talent development into daily work routines. The authors base...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Pilot: Learning Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/pilot-learning-leadership <div>Author: Hensley, Bill | Hensley, Colleen</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Pilot: Learning Leadership</strong>, Bill and Colleen Hensley describe the lessons they learned from supersonic jet training and how they transfer beyond the cockpit to everyday leadership. Each chapter...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Essential Performance Review Handbook http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/essential-performance-review-handbook <div>Author: Armstrong, Sharon</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Essential Performance Review Handbook</strong>, author Sharon Armstrong explains the importance of the performance review, and how it can benefit relationships between supervisors and employees, as well...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Hiring for Attitude http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hiring-attitude <div>Author: Murphy, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Hiring for Attitude</strong>, Mark Murphy contends that whether a company is hiring its next hourly employee, its next CEO, or someone for a position in between, attitude will likely be the issue that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/7-hidden-reasons-employees-leave-0 <div>Author: Branham, Leigh</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to conventional wisdom, employee turnover is usually about pay and beyond the control of most companies. But in <strong>The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave</strong>, human relations consultant Leigh Branham...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Improving the Performance of Government Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/improving-performance-government-employees <div>Author: Liff, Stewart</div> <div>Publisher: American Management Association</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Improving the Performance of Government Employees</strong> is a handbook that describes how managers in government agencies can build and maintain a powerful set of management systems to propel improved...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development They Don't Teach Corporate in College http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/they-dont-teach-corporate-college <div>Author: Levit, Alexandra</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>They Don’t Teach Corporate in College</strong>, Alexandra Levit aims to offer “twenty-somethings” a reality check about the corporate world. A successful transition from college to the corporate working...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/becoming-exceptional-executive-coach <div>Author: Frisch, Michael H. | Lee, Robert J. | Metzger, Karen L. | Robinson, Jeremy | Rosemarin, Judy</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach</strong> reveals how executive coaches can discover their best coaching approaches by using resources such as knowledge, experience, and intuition to create a Personal...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Million-Dollar Hire http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/million-dollar-hire <div>Author: Jones, David P.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In any business, hiring and retaining the best employees is the key to long-term success. Often, hiring the wrong people can waste money, hurt morale, and undermine competitiveness. Taking into account recruiting costs...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Making Learning Stick http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/making-learning-stick <div>Author: Carnes, Barbara</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Making Learning Stick</strong>, author Barbara Carnes presents a dynamic guide for taking skills learned during training and transferring them into the workplace. Transfer of training is defined as the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Common Sense Training http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/common-sense-training <div>Author: Collins, Jr. Arthur S.</div> <div>Publisher: Presidio Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1978</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Being well trained and well disciplined is critical to any successful army, but too commonly training is neglected or conducted poorly. According to Lt. General Arthur S. Collins, Jr., military leaders have a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development How to Hire A-Players http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-hire-players <div>Author: Herrenkohl, Eric</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>How to Hire A-Players</strong>, Eric Herrenkohl provides strategies and tactics to build a team of talented employees. These so-called A-players create superior results compared to most of the other people...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Learning eXPLOSION http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/learning-explosion <div>Author: Murdoch, Matthew | Muller, Treion</div> <div>Publisher: FranklinCovey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s learning environment is truly unique. The convergence of technological advances and vast amounts of knowledge means that information is accessible to almost anyone at any time. Shifts in the way people learn...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Designing the Smart Organization http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/designing-smart-organization <div>Author: Deiser, Roland</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Roland Deiser’s <strong>Designing the Smart Organization </strong>tackles the challenges of initiating corporate learning programs in order to compete in today’s global market. Corporate learning programs are a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Field Tested http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/field-tested <div>Author: King, Emily</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Military veterans are some of the most talented, goal-focused, and loyal employees in America. They possess a bevy of skills and perspectives that civilian workers, managers, and job applicants generally lack. Yet...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Hold On, You Lost Me! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hold-you-lost-me <div>Author: McCarthy, Bernice | O'Neill-Blackwell, Jeanine</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Hold On, You Lost Me</strong>, authors Bernice McCarthy and Jeanine O’Neill-Blackwell assert that every person has an individual learning style, one that dictates how information is perceived and processed...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Next Generation of Women Leaders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/next-generation-women-leaders <div>Author: Rezvani, Selena</div> <div>Publisher: Praeger</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As a first year MBA student and aspiring leader, Selena Rezvani decided to find out how current women executives did overcome the barriers to leadership and attained the positions they have today. In <strong>The Next...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Mentoring and Diversity http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mentoring-and-diversity <div>Author: Clutterbuck, David | Ragins, Belle Rose</div> <div>Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While mentoring is a well researched topic, the relationship between mentoring and diversity requires more exploration. In <strong>Mentoring and Diversity</strong>, David Clutterbuck and Belle Rose Ragins review...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Unwritten Rules http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unwritten-rules <div>Author: Beeson, John</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Unwritten Rules</strong>, John Beeson asserts that “companies offer few guideposts for advancing to the executive level.” In his work as a consultant and executive coach, he has questioned decision...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Make Their Day! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-their-day <div>Author: Ventrice, Cindy</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Their Day!</strong>, Cindy Ventrice discusses how effective recognition increases an organization’s productivity, profitability, and lowers turnover. She states that recognition must be incorporated...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Love 'em or Lose 'em http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/love-em-or-lose-em <div>Author: Kaye, Beverly | Jordan-Evans, Sharon</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Love ‘em or Lose ‘em</strong>, Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans provide managers with a comprehensive guide to successfully engaging, developing, and retaining the valuable talent on their teams. People...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Talent Management http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-management <div>Author: Israelite, Larry (Editor)</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Talent management depends on the company and its culture. How a company manages its talent varies depending on the company’s objectives, policies, and values. As a result of these varying factors, talent management...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Human Capital Supply Chains http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/human-capital-supply-chains <div>Author: Giehll, Tim | Moss, Sara</div> <div>Publisher: Langdon Street Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Tim Giehll and Sara Moss’s <strong>Human Capital Supply Chains</strong> shows how companies can decrease the cost of human capital and improve the quality of the workforce by getting to know their human capital supply...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Corporate Learning Strategies http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/corporate-learning-strategies <div>Author: Greeno, Nathan J.</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Even hard-working employees often fail to apply new skills learned in training to the workplace. Still, human resource managers and training industry leaders cannot ignore that employee growth is critical to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Chasing Stars http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/chasing-stars <div>Author: Groysberg, Boris</div> <div>Publisher: Princeton University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the knowledge economy, companies take it for granted that they must employ the most talented performers to compete and succeed. Many firms try to buy stars by luring them away from competitors. However, in <strong>...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Hundred Percenters http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hundred-percenters <div>Author: Murphy, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Hundred Percenters</strong> aspire to achieve the extraordinary, and they give 100% in pursuit of greatness. In Hundred Percenters, Mark Murphy shows leaders how to take average people and unleash their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Energize Your Training http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/energize-your-training <div>Author: Lucas, Robert W.</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many factors affect the workplace today, ranging from globalization to new technologies and the next generation of young workers. All of these factors and more are changing the rules of training. As a result, trainers...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The New Social Learning http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-social-learning <div>Author: Bingham, Tony | Conner, Marcia</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The New Social Learning</strong>, the authors make the case that the deepest, most enduring impact of social media might be on workforce learning. They show how social media can improve the way companies...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Art and Science of 360° Feedback http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-and-science-360%C2%B0-feedback <div>Author: Lepsinger, Richard | Lucia, Anntoinette D.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Three hundred sixty degree feedback helps managers to get a clear picture of how they are perceived by their bosses, direct reports, colleagues, and others. Comprehensive data are collected from those who work for or...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Mobile Learning Edge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mobile-learning-edge <div>Author: Woodill, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Mobile Learning Edge</strong>, author Gary Woodill defines mobile learning as a personalized form of learning that takes place on a mobile electronic device. It allows for speedy communication, it is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Onboarding http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/onboarding <div>Author: Bradt, George | Vonnegut, Mary</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Onboarding</strong>, authors George Bradt and Mary Vonnegut provide a how-to guide for establishing a Total Onboarding Program designed to acclimate any employee taking on a new role within an organization....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Complete Guide to Hiring and Firing Government Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/complete-guide-hiring-and-firing-government-employees <div>Author: Liff, Stewart</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The key to success for any manager is the quality of the people they hire. Due to complex laws, rules, regulations and hiring procedures, hiring quality government employees is no easy task. In <strong>The Complete...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Co-Active Coaching http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/co-active-coaching <div>Author: Whitworth, Laura | Kimsey-House, Karen | Kimsey-House, Henry | Sandahl, Phillip</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Once considered a consulting niche employed only by sports teams, coaching has evolved into one of the fastest-growing professions in the world. In <strong>Co-Active Coaching</strong>, Laura Whitworth, Karen Kimsey-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Tailored Learning http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/tailored-learning <div>Author: Hofmann, Jennifer</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The world of training has changed dramatically in recent years, thanks to the introduction of new technologies such as wireless Internet access, streaming media, and others. As a result, traditional training models...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Feeding Your Leadership Pipeline http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/feeding-your-leadership-pipeline <div>Author: Tobin, Daniel R.</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the coming years, the business industry in the United States will face an important transition. By 2030, 78 million baby boomers will turn 65, the common retirement age. <strong>Feeding Your Leadership Pipeline...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Coaching for Performance http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching-performance <div>Author: Whitmore, John</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For nearly two decades, <strong>Coaching for Performance </strong>has served as a classic guide for business managers wishing to inspire workers to reach their potential. Originally published in 1992 and widely used in...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Winning the Talent War http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/winning-talent-war <div>Author: Dye, Carson F.</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In recent years, there has been a steady increase in the number of leadership positions in healthcare. The process of hiring new leadership has a much more significant impact than hiring any number of lower level...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Extraordinary Coach http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/extraordinary-coach <div>Author: Zenger, John H. | Stinnett, Kathleen</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The majority of today’s leaders believe that they are providing a sufficient amount of coaching to their employees, but studies show that the “coachees” disagree. In <strong>The Extraordinary Coach</strong>, John H....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Developing Exemplary Performance One Person at a Time http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/developing-exemplary-performance-one-person-time <div>Author: Sabbag, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When it comes to performance development, many leaders are happy to accept work that is merely “satisfactory.” But what if each employee could be developed into an exemplary performer, executing their duties at a level...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Coaching For Improved Work Performance http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching-improved-work-performance <div>Author: Fournies, Ferdinand F.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Coaching is a powerful technique for motivating employees to change their behavior. In Coaching For Improved Work Performance, Ferdinand Fournies shows managers how to become skilled coaches and to face the challenges...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Topgrading http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/topgrading <div>Author: Smart, Bradford D.</div> <div>Publisher: Prentice Hall Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The single most important driver of organizational performance and individual managerial success is talent. The ability to hire the best is what distinguishes premier companies from mediocre firms and successful...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Talent Advantage http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-advantage <div>Author: Weiss, Alan | MacKay, Nancy</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>One of the biggest challenges facing business today is finding, grooming, and retaining the best and the brightest hires. Many organizations choose to assign this responsibility to the human resources department, but...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rethinking-retention-good-times-and-bad <div>Author: Finnegan, Richard P.</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Studies indicate that employee turnover costs anywhere from 12 to 40 percent of a company’s pretax income, making turnover a critical issue for executives in all industries. Turnover is especially important in poor...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development 10 Steps to Successful Training http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/10-steps-successful-training <div>Author: Biech, Elaine</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Training programs are only as effective as the trainers who design them, and <strong>10 Steps to Successful Training</strong> explains in detail the characteristics, actions and behaviors that define truly successful...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development 10 Steps to Successful Coaching http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/10-steps-successful-coaching <div>Author: Oberstein, Sophie</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Workplace coaching has gained in popularity, and it has evolved from being viewed as a punishment for poor performance to a perk for those being groomed for positions of greater responsibility. In <strong>10 Steps to...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Power to Lead http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-lead <div>Author: Thompson, Gregg | Martinuzzi, Bruna</div> <div>Publisher: SelectBooks, Inc</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p>Do you have the power to lead? This may be the most intimate book on leadership you will ever read. Thompson and Martinuzzi have done a masterful job of drawing upon...</p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Transnational Leadership Development http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/transnational-leadership-development <div>Author: Fisher-Yoshida, Beth | Geller, Kathy D.</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Advances in technology have broken down borders, bridged oceans, and created relationships between people and cultures where none had existed before. Because of these changes, cultural differences need to be...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development A Manager's Guide to Coaching http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managers-guide-coaching <div>Author: Emerson, Brian | Loehr, Anne</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In A Manager's Guide to Coaching, authors Brian Emerson and Anne Loehr operate under the premise that without engaging employees on a human level which responds to a coach's leadership, workplace production and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Leadership Solutions http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-solutions <div>Author: Weiss, David S. | Molinaro, Vince | Davey, Liane</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Organizations often struggle to build the leadership capacity necessary to thrive in an ever-changing global business environment. In fact, leadership development may be one of the biggest challenges facing businesses...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Coaching Corporate MVPs http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/coaching-corporate-mvps <div>Author: Butteriss, Margaret</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For clues to finding success in the changing global marketplace, smart CEOs need only look to the world of sports, says author Margaret Butteriss in her book "Coaching Corporate MVPs. " Just like on the basketball...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Deciding Who Leads http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/deciding-who-leads <div>Author: McCool, Joseph Daniel</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Because of the inherent risks and rewards of attracting senior management, leadership recruitment and succession planning are at the top of the agenda for growth-minded corporations. Organizations' futures are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Leaders at All Levels http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leaders-all-levels <div>Author: Charan, Ram</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Leaders at All Levels</strong>, Ram Charan addresses a growing problem in business—the shortage of leaders who are prepared to face today’s complex business environment. Many companies struggle to find...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Executive Coaching for Results http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/executive-coaching-results <div>Author: Underhill, Brian O. | McAnnally, Kimcee | Koriath, John J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Increasingly, corporations are turning to coaching to develop their executive leadership. As a field of study and practice, coaching is less than a decade old, so there is little information available about when and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Power Mentoring http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-mentoring <div>Author: Ensher, Ellen E. | Murphy, Susan E.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today, few employees spend their entire career at one company. Some people move from company to company in search of raises and promotions; while some move from project to project. Employment patterns have also changed...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The 33 Strategies of War. http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/33-strategies-war <div>Author: Greene, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: Viking (Penguin Group)</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>It has been a customary perception that peace-loving people triumph more in life.</span><span> Few realize that this is the very idea that acts as a barrier to...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Designing the Customer-Centric Organization http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/designing-customer-centric-organization <div>Author: Galbraith, Jay R.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Studies show that, because sales to existing customers are more profitable than sales to new customers, today’s businesses are recognizing that establishing long-term customer relationships is the best way to ensure...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Leadership Gap http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-gap <div>Author: Weiss, David S. | Molinaro, Vince</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Canada Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Because leaders must shape their organizations, build teams, drive results, and inspire their employees to deliver value, leadership is a critical source of competitive advantage in today’s economy. However, Weiss and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Grow Your Own Leaders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/grow-your-own-leaders <div>Author: Byham, William C. | Smith, Audrey B. | Paese, Matthew J.</div> <div>Publisher: Financial Times Prentice Hall</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Byham, Smith, and Paese, at a time when leadership is increasingly important to the success of organizations, an increasing amount of companies face a serious shortage of leaders at both the executive and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Secrets of an Executive Coach http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/secrets-executive-coach <div>Author: Downs, Alan</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Too often, the corporate life of many executives is driven by what Downs calls the ongoing process of truth management a major component of executive failure that attempts to minimize pain and maximize success by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development Managers as Mentors http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managers-mentors-0 <div>Author: Bell, Chip R.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the contemporary workplace, where the requirement for learning is constant, the traditional boss-subordinate relationship is rapidly becoming obsolete. The old authoritarian, patriarchal leader/manager model is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development The Leadership Pipeline http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-pipeline <div>Author: Charan, Ram | Drotter, Stephen | Noel, James</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In this era, in which the demand for leadership greatly exceeds the supply, almost every major enterprise is offering extremely generous compensation packages in order to hire the best and the brightest. These...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Leadership Development