Leadership

Leadership

 
Encouraging the Heart Kouzes, James M. | Posner, Barry Z. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2003 Leadership, Management

For more than two decades, James Kouzes and Barry Posner have studied leaders and behaviors that lead to achieving extraordinary results. They discovered that one of the most important leadership practices is...

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In Search of Leadership Harkins, Phil | Swift, Phil McGraw-Hill Companies , 2009 Leadership

In Search of Leadership discusses the stories of many successful leaders while investigating what drives them to lead. Phil Harkins and Phil Swift outline the five different types of leadership and...

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Chasing the Rabbit Spear, Steven J. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

In Chasing the Rabbit, Steven J. Spear explores the characteristics of organizations that are consistently leaders in their field. In business, it is common to see industries in which one or two...

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Transforming Toxic Leaders Goldman, Alan Stanford University Press , 2009 Leadership, Relationships

Stories about corporations in crisis and seismic meltdowns of corporate leaders are not new. Toxic or dysfunctional leaders are often at the center of corporate controversy and are frequently viewed as the sole villain...

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Good Boss, Bad Boss Sutton, Robert I. Hachette Book Group , 2010 Leadership, Management

In Good Boss, Bad Boss, Robert I. Sutton relates the importance of how bosses behave and lays the groundwork for coaching bosses on how to be great while avoiding the pitfalls leading to employee...

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The AMA Handbook of Leadership Goldsmith, Marshall | Baldoni, John | McArthur, Sarah AMACOM , 2010 Leadership

In today’s constantly shifting global economy, effective leadership is more important than ever. In The AMA Handbook of Leadership, editors Marshall Goldsmith, John Baldoni, and Sarah McArthur present...

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Open Leadership Li, Charlene Jossey-Bass , 2010 Communication, Leadership, Technology

In today’s world of new social technologies, leaders must face a new reality: it is necessary to let go in order to succeed. Social technologies have made information sharing easy and free. As a result, they have...

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The Art of Engagement Haudan, Jim McGraw-Hill , 2008 Leadership

Every company has a mission statement, a vision, and goals they would like to achieve. Businesses continually create strategies to meet their goals and they seek the most forward-looking and innovative employees to...

 
 
Carrots and Sticks Don't Work Marciano, Paul L. McGraw-Hill , 2010 Leadership, Relationships

In researching his book, Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work, Paul L. Marciano planned to review 15 different theories on how to motivate people. What he discovered was that productivity was not increased by...

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Leading Outside the Lines Katzenbach, Jon R. | Khan, Zia Jossey-Bass , 2010 Leadership, Management, Relationships

There are two dividing beliefs in the business world: (1) the belief that companies should be run according to formal organizational standards, such as job responsibilities, costs, and means of communication, and (2)...

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