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The Many Facets of Leadership Paperback – September 30, 2002
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From the Back Cover
In "The Many Facets of Leadership," more than 40 top leadership experts share their insights on every aspect of leadership in the 21st century. This book brings together new ideas and techniques for leading change, promoting learning and innovation, handling complexity and crisis, overcoming blind spots, managing knowledge workers, coaching tomorrow's leaders, increasing value, retaining customers, and much more.
About the Author
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH is one of the world's foremost authorities in helping leaders achieve a positive, measurable change in behavior for themselves, their people, and their teams. His work has been positively recognized by The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The New Yorker. With Frances Hesselbein and Dick Beckhard, he edited The Leader of the Future (a BusinessWeek bestseller), The Organization of the Future, and The Community of the Future. Five of his recent books have been ranked #1 in their field by amazon.com.
VIJAY GOVINDARAJAN is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business and director of the William F. Achtmeyer Center for Global Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He has extensively published in top-tier academic journals in the areas of strategy and organization. He has received numerous scholarly awards, including the Glueck Best Research Paper Award in Business Policy and Strategy from the Academy of Management. He consults with CEOs and senior executives in a variety of global corporations. He has been rated by BusinessWeek as a Top Ten Professor in Corporate Executive Education. He has been a keynote speaker in major conferences including the BusinessWeek CEO Forum and the Economist Conferences.
BEVERLY KAYE, co-author of the international bestseller Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay and author of the classic Up Is Not The Only Way, is one of the nation's leading authorities on career development, mentoring, retention, and engagement. She is founder and president of Career Systems International, Scranton, PA. As a sought-after speaker and consultant on talent management issues, Dr. Kaye counts some of the nation's leading corporations as her clients. She is an active member of the American Society for Training & Development and she has received their National Career Development Award and Best Practice Award for her work.
ALBERT A. VICERE is Executive Education Professor of Strategic Leadership at Penn State's Smeal College of Business and President of Vicere Associates Inc., a consulting firm whose clients span the globe. He is a recipient of the Smeal College's MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, the Institute for Management Studies' Distinguished Faculty Award, and two Literati Clubs Awards for Excellence in writing and research. He is the author of several books and more than 70 articles focused on leadership development and organizational effectiveness.
Top Customer Reviews
The articles written on various management subjects has been sequentially organized in to five parts. Part I titled The Quest for Knowledge makes a compulsive reading, It awakens one to the mind boggling potential each one is endowed with, a pointer to the intellectual explosion possible by combining the logical processes of the left brain with the creative side of the right brain. Schoemaker?s article on Overcoming the Mental Blind Spots speaks of the common urge in many of us to accept the Status quo ignoring entrepreneurial approach to decision making. Amarjit Chopra outlines the three strategies generally adopted in selling ideas illustrated with a typical case study.
Part II, addresses the Leader?s role in facilitating change Albert Vicere identifies the four key roles of being a Boundary-less thinker, Networker, a Diplomat and an Interpreter for effective leadership. There are several other articles which give new insights to become an effective leader.
Part III dwells on New leadership skills and Kaye?s article gives several practical tips.Part IV sums up the strategies to be put in place for driving the cutting edge to be successful and Part V describes the attributes of the New Millenium.Read more ›