The Balancing Act: Mastering the Competing Demands of Leadership / Edition 1

The Balancing Act: Mastering the Competing Demands of Leadership / Edition 1

by Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, Al Switzler
     
 

The Balancing Act is a "must-read" for every leader trying to juggle the competing demands of customers, investors, owners, employees, the government, the environment, the community, the global economy, the family - and everyone else. Blending the best in theory and practical application, The Balancing Act skillfully moves leaders through the gauntlet of… See more details below

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The Balancing Act is a "must-read" for every leader trying to juggle the competing demands of customers, investors, owners, employees, the government, the environment, the community, the global economy, the family - and everyone else. Blending the best in theory and practical application, The Balancing Act skillfully moves leaders through the gauntlet of ever-increasing competition and into a rich and vital future. The authors deliver bold, balanced, and proven ideas for moving your organization away from death and toward vitality by combining solid academic research with more than 70 years of testing what really works in the trenches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538861397
Publisher:
Cengage South-Western
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
The PRAXIS Leadership Series
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.37(h) x 1.52(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About Praxis
1Introducing the Balancing Act3
2Understanding People: A Six-Cell Approach32
3Deciding What You Want63
4Assessing What You've Got: Culture90
5Assessing What You've Got: Pulse118
6Encouraging People to Change141
7Improving Intrinsic Satisfaction171
8Building Individual Ability199
9Understanding Social Forces230
10Making Effective Use of Opinion Leaders250
11Managing Symbolic Action277
12Putting the Punch in Praise301
13Helping People Work Together334
14Aligning Rewards365
15Making "Things" Work387
16Moving from Print to Action427
Notes457
Index465

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