Effective Leadership: Strategies for Maximizing Executive Productivity and Health / Edition 1

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Executives wield considerable power and influence, making decisions that significantly influence entire corporations and numerous lives every day. Effective Leadership focuses on developing an executive's talent and productivity, galvanizing commitment to strategic objectives, as well as balancing personal and professional health and well-being. It emphasizes the determinants of effective leadership and describes and illustrates seven powerful strategies for maximizing productivity and health: executive coaching, executive consultation, organizational consultation, leadership development, executive policy advisement, executive counseling, and executive health promotion. Based on the author's firsthand experience as both an executive and a consultant to executives and written in a fast-read format, Effective Leadership is ideal for busy consultants, clinicians, and executives who want and need to maximize executive productivity and health.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583910832
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 237
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., has served as a senior executive and has consulted with executives throughout the U.S. and abroad for over thirty years. He has designed and implemented leadership development programs for several corporations and has taught and directed a graduate program in health leadership. Among his publications are over one hundred articles and chapters on executives and workplace dynamics and four books on working with executives and organizations.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Profiles of Leadership Effectiveness 7
2 Leadership Models and Research 21
3 Leadership Skills and Competencies 41
4 Personality and Leadership Styles 53
5 The Context of Leadership 69
6 Assessment Strategies 97
7 Intervention Strategies 117
8 Executive Coaching Strategies 127
9 Executive Counseling Strategies 149
10 Executive Consultation Strategies 169
11 Maximizing Executive Health 195
App. A Leadership Skills and Competencies 215
App. B Personality Styles in Executives by Level of Functioning 229
Index 235
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