Leadership

Leadership

 
Management of the Absurd Farson, Richard Richard Farson , 1997 Leadership, Management

To understand basic human behavior and relations, we must first recognize that most often it is irrational, and we cannot simply answer leadership problems with trendy, simplistic formulas. This artfully written and...

 
 
Managers as Mentors Bell, Chip R. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2002 Human Resources, Leadership, Leadership Development, Management, Personal Growth

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...

 
 
Managing the Unmanageable Loehr, Anne | Kaye, Jezra The Career Press, Inc. , 2011 Leadership, Management

In Managing the Unmanageable, Anne Loehr and Jezra Kaye explore various kinds of unmanageable employees, or, as the authors call them, “UEs.” They provide tools and suggestions for how to deal with UEs...

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Measure of a Leader Daniels, Aubrey C. | Daniels, James E. McGraw-Hill , 2005 Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

Most leadership guides today select the traits and techniques of individual successful leaders and then present them as universal truths that can be passed on to others aspiring to leadership. In Measure...

 
 
Merchants of Vision Liebig, James E. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1994 Global Business, Leadership

Government power, once under central control, is being devolved to the people (a phenomenon also occurring in corporations). People are losing faith in the traditional institutions, and in doing so, are turning to...

 
 
Military Misfortunes Cohen, Eliot J. | Gooch, John Free Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Leadership, Major Works

Even the world’s mightiest armies can suffer from a lack of leadership and dysfunctional organization, leading to catastrophic loss of life, political upheaval at home, and the ruination of careers for those...

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Mindful Leadership Gonzalez, Maria Jossey-Bass , 2012 Leadership, Personal Growth

In Mindful Leadership, Maria Gonzalez offers a guide to leadership for anyone who is in a position to influence others. She shows how to use mindfulness meditation to achieve clarity, focus, and self-...

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Monday Morning Leadership Cottrell, David CornerStone Leadership Institute , 2002 Leadership

Most professionals will encounter obstacles in their careers that cause them to question their ability. Some are fortunate enough to have mentors who can offer insight, support, and help pave the way for growth and...

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Mother Teresa, CEO Bose, Ruma | Faust, Lou Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Mother Teresa, CEO is not the typical business book. Authors Ruma Bose, a former volunteer with Missionaries of Charity, and her mentor, Lou Faust provide insight for business leaders from an atypical...

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Motivating Employees Bruce, Anne | Pepitone, James S. McGraw-Hill , 1999 Leadership, Management, Relationships

What makes companies Southwest Airlines, Disney, and Ben & Jerry's different from millions of other corporations out there? These companies, along...

 
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