Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness through Situational Leadership

Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness through Situational Leadership

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by Ken Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi, Drea Zigarmi
     
 

In clear, simple terms Leadership and the One Minute Manager® teaches managers the art of Situational Leadership®--a simple system that refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Here, you'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or

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In clear, simple terms Leadership and the One Minute Manager® teaches managers the art of Situational Leadership®--a simple system that refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Here, you'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff--and the best bottom line for any business.

If your management motto is "everyone should be treated equally," Leadership and the One Minute Manager. will show you why this style not only hinders workplace efficiency, but also frustrates your staff. In clear, simple terms, Ken Blanchard, co-author of the enormously popular The One Minute Manager., coupled with business gurus Patricia and Drea Zigarmi, teach managers the art of Situational Leadership.. You'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; when to delegate, support, or direct; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staffand the best bottom line for any business.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688039691
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
One Minute Manager Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 5.72(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

A Visit from an Entrepreneur11
Being Successful13
Thinking Differently About Leadership17
Different Strokes for Different Folks19
Leadership Style: Perceptions of Others22
Leadership Style Flexibility28
The Four Basic Leadership Styles30
No Best Leadership Style36
Think Before You Act43
Flexibility: A Review46
The Four Basic Leadership Styles: A Summary47
Diagnosing Development Level48
Matching Leadership Style to Development Level55
Situational Leadership and One Minute Management59
Different Strokes for the Same Folks61
Developing Competence and Commitment67
Turning Around Performance Problems79
One Minute Management and Situational Leadership: A Review81
Sharing What You're Doing82
Contracting for Leadership Style86
Positive Assumptions About People99
Becoming a Situational Leader101
Praisings107
About the Authors108
Services Available111

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