How to Grow Leaders: The Seven Key Principles of Effective Leadership Development [NOOK Book]

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How to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking book which sets the record straight on leadership development, the nature of leadership and how it can be taught.

John Adair identifies the seven key principles of leadership development, and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic leadership levels. In doing so he ...
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How to Grow Leaders: The Seven Key Principles of Effective Leadership Development

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Overview

How to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking book which sets the record straight on leadership development, the nature of leadership and how it can be taught.

John Adair identifies the seven key principles of leadership development, and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic leadership levels. In doing so he discusses topics such as the manager as leader, how people become leaders, how to manage leadership training, learning to be a strategic leader and training team leaders.

Effective leadership is a crucial factor in business success. How to Grow Leaders will help you to develop these skills in others, whilst guiding you on your own personal journey towards excellence as a leader.

Beginning with an exploration of leadership and moving on to his seven steps to growing leaders, Adair provides unique insight into the heart of leadership, helping readers discover skills in themselves and in those around them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749460099
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 2/3/2009
  • Series: John Adair Leadership Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 897 KB

Meet the Author

John Adair is the world's leading authority on leadership and leadership development. Over a million managers worldwide have taken part in the Action-Centred Leadership programmes he pioneered, and he advises many organizations in business, government, education, health and the voluntary sector. John is the author of over 50 books, including the leadership classic Not Bosses But Leaders, (also published by Kogan Page), and he continues to write and teach throughout the world, inspiring new audiences with his vision of leadership
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Table of Contents

1 The qualities approach 7
2 The group or functional approach 15
3 Leaders or managers? 25
4 The situational approach 33
5 Levels of leadership 43
Principle 1 Training for leadership 55
Principle 2 Selection 79
Principle 3 Line managers as leadership mentors 97
Principle 4 The chance to lead 107
Principle 5 Education for leadership 117
Principle 6 A strategy for leadership development 139
Principle 7 The chief executive 149
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