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📒On Leadership ✍ John Gardner
📝On Leadership Book Synopsis : Drawing on an intensive five-year field study of organizations and hundreds of interviews with contemporary leaders, the author of Excellence presents a brilliant examination of leadership as it is practiced--or malpracticed--in America today. Gardner has served seven presidents in various leadership capacities.
📒Leadership ✍ Steve Radcliffe
📝Leadership Book Synopsis : You already have what it takes to be an effective leader. But to be the best leader you can be, you need to recognise what really works and then build your skills in these areas. Leadership, Plain & Simple gives you a powerful, actionable framework to help you do just this, by focusing on the only three leadership practices you'll ever need. This framework is derived from expert coach Steve Radcliffe's work with real leaders in real leadership situations. It shows you how to: • •Be guided by the Future you want and stay focused on your vision. •Engage others in productive and stimulating working relationships that make things happen. •Deliver the results you need to really move your business forward. The best leaders aren't distinguished by their competencies, skills or personality. They stand out because they're in touch with what they care about and because they go for it, consciously focusing on the things that will make the biggest difference. Packed with revealing quotes and case studies from real leaders, Leadership, Plain & Simple shows you how you can achieve outstanding results by taking this approach. This results-focused book uses a highly effective and proven coaching style to help you identify what's most important to you as a leader. Through a combination of probing questions and step-by-step action plans, expert leadership coach Steve Radcliffe shows you how to identify the areas where you personally should focus your efforts and gives you the actions, practices and guidelines you need to accelerate your leadership skills, whatever you're aiming to achieve. Steve Radcliffe is one of Europe's most successful leadership coaches and the head of Steve Radcliffe Associates. Best known for his Future – Engage – Deliverleadership model, over the last 20 years he has worked with hundreds of chief executives, directors and their teams, in organisations as diverse as Unilever, First Direct, the National College of School Leadership and the UK's Civil Service, where he contributes to the prestigious High Potential Development Scheme.
📒Leadership A Very Short Introduction ✍ Keith Grint
📝Leadership A Very Short Introduction Book Synopsis : The subject of leadership raises many questions: What is it? How does it differ from management and command? Are leaders born or bred? Who are the leaders? Do we actually need leaders? Inevitably, the answers are provocative and partial; leadership is a hugely important topic of debate. There are constant calls for 'greater' or 'stronger' leadership, but what this actually means, how we can evaluate it, and why it's important are not very clear. In this Very Short Introduction Keith Grint prompts the reader to rethink their understanding of what leadership is. He examines the way leadership has evolved from its earliest manifestations in ancient societies, highlighting the beginnings of leadership writings through Plato, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli and others, to consider the role of the social, economic, and political context undermining particular modes of leadership. Exploring the idea that leaders cannot exist without followers, and recognising that we all have diverse experiences and assumptions of leadership, Grint looks at the practice of management, its history, future, and influence on all aspects of society. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
📒On Leadership ✍ James G. March
📝On Leadership Book Synopsis : In this series of lectures, previously unpublished in English, and here translated from a French reconstruction and interpretation by noted scholar Thierry Weil, leading organizational scholar James March uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership. Uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership, for example War and Peace, Othello, and Don Quixote. Presents moral dilemmas related to leadership, for example the balance between private life and public duties, and between the expression and the control of sexuality. Encourages readers to explore ideas that are sometimes subversive and unpalatable but may allow organizations to adapt in a rapidly changing world.
📒Leadership Collins Business Secrets ✍ Michael Heath
📝Leadership Collins Business Secrets Book Synopsis : The leadership secrets that experts and top professionals use.
📒Leadership ✍ Simon Western
📝Leadership Book Synopsis : When Simon Western's Leadership text first published, it received rave reviews from students, academics and practising leaders and managers all over the world. Written in an accessible style, the book challenges the notion of the individual or hero leader. Western develops the idea of leadership as a distributed process and provides a new framework for understanding and implementing this. Part one deconstructs leadership, providing a critical review and analysis of the key debates within leadership; part two reconstructs leadership, revealing the three dominant discourses of the Controller, Therapist and Messiah, and Eco-leadership discourse. Eco-leadership captures new leadership ideas and practices for twenty-first century organizations. This widely anticipated second edition has been updated in line with recent events and the latest practice and research, with end of chapter questions encouraging reflection on key issues. This insightful and inspiring text draws on Western's diverse consulting experience, combining theory and practice to offer insights into the real challenges facing leaders today. It is ideal reading for MBA and postgraduate students of Leadership, OB and HRM as well as practising managers and leaders. An electronic inspection copy is available for instructors.
📒Instant Leadership ✍ Paul Birch
📒On Leadership ✍ Allan Leighton
📝On Leadership Book Synopsis : There have been many books on leadership, but here at last is one that actually draws on the wisdom of those in the know. Acting on his belief that you get the most done in the first twenty minutes of a meeting, Allan Leighton invited Britain's top businessmen and women to spend just twenty minutes talking about their views on leadership. And he has talked to an astonishing range of them - the established giants such as Philip Green and Rupert Murdoch; the new generation of leaders, such as Andy Hornby at HBOS and Justin King at Sainsbury; and entrepreneurial figures who include James Dyson and Gulam Noon at Noon Foods. He has gone further too - interviewing the nation's top financial journalists, whose views can help make a company soar or sink; the money men, whose support is critical for investment and acquisition; the politicians, who help create the climate in which businesses can thrive or falter. The result is a fascinating, 360 degree view of what it takes to be a business leader in today's cut-throat global economy - thought-provoking, often surprising, always insightful.
📒Effective Leadership Management ✍ Michael Adewale Adeniyi
📝Effective Leadership Management Book Synopsis : A year after Katie Mariano's husband, Jack, died suddenly Katie finds herself thinking back to her college days. With a pang of guilt she fondly recalls her first love, Neil Hoffman. Over the years Neil has always held a special place in Katie's heart. Their relationship ended badly and Katie can't help but wonder what ever became of him. She also wonders if Neil still thinks of her. A mutual friend from college, Mike Schaefer, suddenly steps back into Katie's life and the lives of the three old friends are forever changed. When closure on past hurt is found, old friendships are renewed and a new love is born. Morning Coffee is about the journey to finding the right person, that special someone, with whom you want to share life's little moments.
📒Leadership For The Twenty First Century ✍ Joseph Clarence Rost
📝Leadership for the Twenty first Century Book Synopsis : This illuminating study critiques the concept of leadership as understood in the last 75 years and looks to the twenty-first century for a reconstructed understanding of leadership in the postindustrial era. More similarities in past decades were found than had been thought; the thread throughout Rost's book is that leadership was conceived of as good management. He develops a new definition and paradigm for leadership in this volume that distinguishes leadership from management in fundamental ways. The ethics of leadership from a postindustrial perspective completes the paradigm. The book concludes with suggestions that can be immediately utilized in helping to transform our understanding of leadership.