Leading at a Higher Level, Revised and Expanded Edition: Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations [NOOK Book]

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From The One Minute Manager to Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard's books have helped millions of people unleash their power and the potential of everyone around them. The Ken Blanchard Companies has helped thousands of organizations become more people-oriented, customer-centered, and performance-driven. Now, in Leading at a Higher Level, Updated Edition, Blanchard and his colleagues bring together everything they've learned about world-class leadership. You'll discover how to create targets and visions based on the ...

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Overview

From The One Minute Manager to Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard's books have helped millions of people unleash their power and the potential of everyone around them. The Ken Blanchard Companies has helped thousands of organizations become more people-oriented, customer-centered, and performance-driven. Now, in Leading at a Higher Level, Updated Edition, Blanchard and his colleagues bring together everything they've learned about world-class leadership. You'll discover how to create targets and visions based on the "triple bottom line", and make sure people know who you are, where you're going, and the values that will guide your journey. From start to finish, this book extends Blanchard's breakthrough work on delivering legendary customer service, creating "raving fans," and building "Partnerships for Performance" that empower everyone who works for and with you. Updated throughout, this new edition contains two powerful, important new chapters: one on coaching to create higher-level leaders, and another on creating a higher-level culture throughout your organization. It also offers the definitive, most up-to-date techniques for leading yourself, individuals, teams, and entire organizations. Most importantly, it will help you dig deep within, discover the personal "leadership point of view" all great leaders possess-and apply it throughout your entire life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137042517
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 9/22/2009
  • Series: Leading at a Higher Level
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 173,905
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Ken Blanchard has had an extraordinary impact on the day-to-day management of millions of people and companies. His phenomenal bestseller The One Minute Manager®, coauthored with Spencer Johnson, has sold 13,000,000 copies worldwide in 27 languages. Blanchard’s 17 business bestsellers also include Raving Fans, High Five!, and The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do.

Blanchard is Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a global leader in workplace learning, employee productivity, leadership, and team effectiveness.

This book contains indispensable contributions from The Ken Blanchard Companies’ founding associates and current consulting partners, including Marjorie Blanchard, Don Carew, Eunice Parisi-Carew, Fred Finch, Laurie Hawkins, Drea Zigarmi, Pat Zigarmi, Alan Randolph, Jesse Stoner, Fay Kandarian, Susan Fowler, Lael Good, Judd Hoekstra, Chris Edmonds, Bob Glaser, Garry Demarest, Vicki Halsey, Kathy Cuff, Linda Miller, Scott Blanchard, and Madeleine Homan Blanchard.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Leading at a Higher Level by Ken Blanchard xv

SECTION I: SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE RIGHT TARGET AND VISION

Chapter 1 Is Your Organization High Performing? 3

Don Carew, Fay Kandarian, Eunice Parisi-Carew, Jesse Stoner, and Ken Blanchard

Chapter 2 The Power of Vision 17

Jesse Stoner, Ken Blanchard, and Drea Zigarmi

SECTION II: TREAT YOUR CUSTOMERS RIGHT

Chapter 3 Serving Customers at a Higher Level 33

Ken Blanchard, Kathy Cuff, Vicki Halsey, and Jesse Stoner

SECTION III: TREAT YOUR PEOPLE RIGHT

Chapter 4 Empowerment Is the Key 57

Alan Randolph and Ken Blanchard

Chapter 5 Situational Leadership® II: The Integrating Concept 75

The Founding Associates

Chapter 6 Self Leadership: The Power Behind Empowerment 91

Susan Fowler, Ken Blanchard, and Laurence Hawkins

Chapter 7 Partnering for Performance 105

Fred Finch and Ken Blanchard

Chapter 8 Essential Skills for Partnering for Performance: The One Minute Manager® 129

Ken Blanchard and Fred Finch

Chapter 9 Coaching: A Key Competency for Leadership Development 149

Linda Miller and Madeleine Homan Blanchard

Chapter 10 Situational Team Leadership 165

Don Carew, Eunice Parisi-Carew, Lael Good, and Ken Blanchard

Chapter 11 Organizational Leadership 191

Pat Zigarmi, Judd Hoekstra, Ken Blanchard, and Drea Zigarmi

Chapter 12 Strategies for Leading a Change 215

Pat Zigarmi and Judd Hoekstra

SECTION IV: HAVE THE RIGHT KIND OF LEADERSHIP

Chapter 13 Managing a Successful Culture Transformation 241

Garry Demarest, Chris Edmonds, and Bob Glaser

Chapter 14 Servant Leadership 261

Ken Blanchard, Scott Blanchard, and Drea Zigarmi

Chapter 15 Determining Your Leadership Point of View 289

Ken Blanchard, Margie Blanchard, and Pat Zigarmi

Endnotes 309

Acknowledgments 323

About the Authors 327

Services Available 347

Index 351

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