Extraordinary Leadership: Addressing the Gaps in Senior Executive Development / Edition 1

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Overview

Wisdom for Developing Extraordinary Leaders

"This book contains a rich collection of wisdom, experience, and insight for addressing the gaps in learning and development that the traditional models for training, talent development, and succession planning fail to address. As you address your own executive development needs or those of others, we hope you'll create your own recipe for pulling everything together. A rich stock of openness, vulnerability, and learning readiness forms the base for developing leadership capacity and can carry all of the ingredients that high-performing managers need to set the table for extraordinary leadership."—From the Introduction

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is the world's largest institution devoted exclusively to leadership research and education. Since 1970, CCL has studied and trained hundreds of thousands of executives and worked with them to create practical models, tools, and publications for the development of effective leaders and leadership.

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Meet the Author

Kerry A. Bunker is founder and president of Mangrove Leadership Solutions, an executive development firm specializing in improving organizational leadership and performance through senior executive learning and coaching. Prior to forming his current organization, he was senior fellow and manager of the Awareness Program for Executive Excellence at CCL.

Douglas T. (Tim) Hall is the Morton H. and Charlotte Friedman Professor of Management at the Boston University School of Management, director of the Executive Development Roundtable, and faculty director of the M.B.A. program. He is a core faculty member of the Human Resources Policy Institute. He is a former H. Smith Richardson Jr. Visiting Fellow at CCL and a former member of CCL's board of governors.

Kathy E. Kram is professor of organizational behavior at the Boston University School of Management and Everett Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar. She is a former member of CCL's board of governors.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Kerry A. Bunker Bunker, Kerry A. Douglas T. Hall Hall, Douglas T. Kathy E. Kram Kram, Kathy E. 1

Pt. 1 The Gap Within 11

1 Views from the C-Suite Naomi S. Marrow Marrow, Naomi S. 15

2 The Learning Premise: A Conversation with Peter B. Vaill Peter B. Vaill Vaill, Peter B. Kerry A. Bunker Bunker, Kerry A. Laura Curnutt Santana Santana, Laura Curnutt 43

3 Unlocking Leadership Potential: Overcoming Immunities to Change Deborah Helsing Helsing, Deborah Lisa Lahey Lahey, Lisa 69

Pt. 2 The Gap Between 95

4 Helping Leaders to Become Emotionally Intelligent Cary Cherniss Cherniss, Cary 97

5 Leadership as Relational Practice Joyce K. Fletcher Fletcher, Joyce K. 121

6 The How-to-Be Leader: A Conversation with Frances Hesselbein Frances Hesselbein Hesselbein, Frances Kathy E. Kram Kram, Kathy E. 137

Pt. 3 The Gap in the System 153

7 The Not-So-Secret Sauce of the Leadership Development Recipe Morgan W. McCall, Jr. McCall, Morgan W., Jr. George P. Hollenbeck Hollenbeck, George P. 155

8 People in Context Barry Oshry Oshry, Barry 175

9 Leading Inclusively: Mind-Sets, Skills, and Actions for a Diverse, Complex World Ilene C. Wasserman Wasserman, Ilene C. Stacy Blake-Beard Blake-Beard, Stacy 197

Pt. 4 The Gap at the Institutional Level 213

10 Developing Leaders with Cultural Intelligence: Exploring the Cultural Dimension of Leadership Laura Curnutt Santana Santana, Laura Curnutt Mireia las Heras Heras, Mireia las Jina Mao Mao, Jina 217

11 The Shifting Paradigm of Executive Leadership Development: Moving the Focus to the Impact of the Collective Trina L. Soske Soske, Trina L. Jay A. Conger Conger, Jay A. 239

12 On the Other Side of the Divide: How Leaders Must Lead in the Post-Boom Era Peter C. Cairo Cairo, Peter C. David L. Dotlich Dotlich, David L. 271

13 Leadership in the Corner Office: The Board's Greatest Responsibility and Challenge Peter C. Browning Browning, Peter C. 295

14 Looking Forward: Creating Conditions for Extraordinary Leadership Kathy E. Kram Kram, Kathy E. Douglas T. Hall Hall, Douglas T. Kerry A. Bunker Bunker, Kerry A. 313

References 323

Name Index 349

Subject Index 355

About the Center for Creative Leadership 365

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