Leadership

Leadership

 
Terms of Engagement Axelrod, Richard H. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2010 Change Management, Leadership

In Terms of Engagement, author Richard Axelrod dispels the myth that change has to be leader-driven. When a few decide for many, it is difficult to engage staff and employees in the changes, and...

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Fierce Leadership Scott, Susan Random House, Inc. , 2009 Leadership

In Fierce Leadership, Susan Scott’s goal is to help individuals and organizations abandon those “best” practices that no longer serve a purpose and replace them with superior practices that get the job...

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The Enemy of Engagement Royal, Mark | Agnew, Tom AMACOM , 2011 Leadership, Management

In today’s business world, organizations are constantly challenged to “do more with less.” Companies must determine how to translate employee motivation into better performance at the individual, team, and organization...

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Get There Early Johansen, Bob Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2007 Leadership

In Get There Early, Bob Johansen’s goal is to provide a guidebook for a future that is not optional and cannot be avoided. He calls this future VUCA: volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity...

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The Executive and The Elephant Daft, Richard L. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Leadership, Management

Experience suggests that leaders know how they should behave in different situations, yet they often choose unwise behavior instead. Their intentions and actions are not in alignment. As people cultivate their inner...

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Dealing with Dilemmas Buytendijk, Frank John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Leadership, Management

Western management culture encourages a bias toward quick solutions, immediate action, and the avoidance of problems. While today’s managers may appear to convey strength and good strategic decision making, Frank...

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The Art of War Tzu, Sun El Paso Norte Press , 2009 Business Strategy, Leadership, Major Works

The Art of War was written in China around the 6th century BCE. The writings are attributed to Sun Tzu, a valiant general of that time. The text includes not only the writings of the original author...

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Now...Build a Great Business! Thompson, Mark | Tracy, Brian AMACOM , 2011 Business Strategy, Leadership

Today, competition is fierce and more determined than ever, and the challenges of business are greater and more demanding. The only way to survive and thrive is to build a great business that can withstand the economic...

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Wander Woman Reynolds, Marcia Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2010 Leadership

Modern, high-achieving women are more confident than their predecessors, but they also feel more stress about their futures. Their passion to succeed is overshadowed by the uncertainty of what they are trying to...

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From Values to Action Jansen, Harry M. Jossey-Bass , 2011 Leadership, Relationships

Leaders are characterized by their ability to influence subordinates, peers, and external stakeholders. Values-based leaders, however, take influence one step further. They use influence to inspire and motivate others...

 
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