Leadership

Leadership

 
Derailed Irwin, Tim Thomas Nelson , 2009 Leadership, Social Responsibility

Tim Irwin’s Derailed focuses on how a lack of key character qualities can cause a leader to go off track. To make his case, Irwin profiles six very public leadership demises: Bob Nardelli of Home Depot, Carly Fiorina...

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Lead with Love Czarnecki, Gerry Milton Rae Press , 2010 Leadership, Relationships

Gerry Czarnecki states that the “direct and unambiguous impact leaders have on their associates is almost incalculable” and that skilled leadership can create a competitive advantage. In Lead with Love...

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Leading with Cultural Intelligence Livermore, David AMACOM , 2010 Diversity, Global Business, Leadership, Relationships

Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a set of skills that facilitates effective cross-cultural management. Instead of learning the intricacies of the culture and practices of every nation, CQ provides a broad-based model that...

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Just Ask Leadership Cohen, Gary B. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Leadership, Management

Large egos can propel businesspeople into leadership positions. Once they have done so, however, those same egos can get in the way of what all executives want to do: lead and motivate others. In Just Ask...

 
 
Engaging the Hearts and Minds of All Your Employees Colan, Lee J. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Leadership, Management, Relationships

When employees are fully engaged, they deliver passionate performance, a strong, sustained intellectual and emotional attachment to their work. Passionate performance creates a wall of differentiation between a firm...

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The Distance Manager Fisher, Kimball | Fisher, Mareen Duncan McGraw-Hill , 2001 Leadership, Management, Technology

With an increasing number of employees working outside the central workplace, direct control over members of a project team is a thing of the past. In The Distance Manager, authors Kimball Fisher and...

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The Inspiring Leader Folkman,, Joseph R. | Edinger, Scott K. | Zenger, John H. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Communication, Leadership

In The Inspiring Leader, John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman, and Scott K. Edinger explain how leaders can bring about extraordinary performance and move a group from ho-hum to gung-ho by breaking...

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Equipped to Lead Sanders, Dan J. | Walters, Galen McGraw-Hill , 2008 Leadership

The current social culture, which is often characterized by greed, individualism, and narcissism, disrupts organizations and has led to a myopic focus on short-term profits at the expense of human beings. This chaos...

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Leaders Make the Future Johansen, Bob Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Business Strategy, Leadership

In the future, the world will be filled with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, or VUCA. Though the past has certainly seen its fair share of these things, the future will be more volatile, more...

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The Secrets of CEOs Tappin, Steve | Cave, Andrew Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2008 Leadership, Social Responsibility

Being a CEO is without a doubt a difficult job. Effective company leaders strive to deal with ever-changing business realities while attempting to find a work-life balance. Steve Tappin and Andrew Cave interviewed over...

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