Leadership

Leadership

 
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...

 
 
Comebacks Redmond, Andrea | Crisafulli, Patricia Jossey-Bass , 2010 Leadership, Personal Growth

In the world of work, setbacks happen. In Comebacks, Andrea Redmond and Patricia Crisafulli explore the experiences of ten high profile leaders who endured some type of professional upset. The authors...

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Her Place at the Table Williams, Judith | Frohlinger, Carol | Kolb, Deborah M. Jossey-Bass , 2010 Leadership

The proportion of women in the workplace is at a historic high, yet leadership roles in major institutions continue to escape them. This is no longer due to “first-generation” gender issues where women were blatantly...

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Leadership: The Warrior's Art Kolenda, Christopher D. The Army War College Foundation Press , 2001 Leadership

As the U.S. Army faces new types of missions and adopts complex technologies, the issue of leadership is more important than ever. In Leadership: The Warrior’s Art, editor and author Christopher...

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The Stress Effect Thompson, Henry L. Jossey-Bass , 2010 Leadership, Productivity

As competition and economic pressures increase, business leaders are guaranteed to experience higher levels of stress. This can cause even leaders with proven track records to make bad decisions. In The Stress...

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