Leadership Networking: Connect, Collaborate, Create / Edition 1

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Overview

Networking is essential to effective leadership in today's organizations. Leaders who are skilled networkers have access to people, information, and resources to help solve problems and create opportunities. Leaders who neglect their networks are missing out on a critical component of their role as leaders. This book will help leaders take a new view of networking and provide insight into how to enhance their networks and become effective at leadership networking.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781882197972
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/19/2007
  • Series: J-B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership) Series , #125
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,079,675
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

This series of guidebooks draws on the practical knowledge that theCenter for Creative Leadership (CCL) has generated, sinceits inception in 1970, through its research and educationalactivity conducted in partnership with hundreds of thousands ofmanagers and executives. Much of this knowledge is shared-in a waythat is distinct from the typical university department,professional association, or consultancy. CCL is not simply acollection of individual experts, although the individualcredentials of its staff are impressive; rather it is a community,with its members holding certain principles in common and workingtogether to understand and generate practical responses to today'sleadership and organizational challenges.
The purpose of the series is to provide managers with specificadvice on how to complete a developmental task or solve aleadership challenge. In doing that, the series carries out CCL'smission to advance the understanding, practice, and development ofleadership for the benefit of society worldwide.

Curt Grayson is an enterprise associate of CCL's SanDiego campus. He is a trainer for open-enrollment and customprograms, and he assists in the design, development, andmodification of programs. Curt holds a B.S. in psychology from SanDiego State University, an M.A. in clinical psychology fromRosemead School of Psychology, and a Ph.D. in organizationalpsychology from California School of Professional Psychology in LosAngeles.

David Baldwin is a former CCL faculty member. He wasbased at the San Diego campus, where he facilitated open-enrollmentprograms and managed custom programs, research projects, andblended learning initiatives. David holds a B.A. in speechcommunication from San Diego State University and an M.S. inorganizational communication studies from Illinois StateUniversity.

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Table of Contents

7 Networking for Leaders

10 Mapping Your Network

11 Six Requirements of Leadership Networking

16 Barriers to Building a Leadership Network

20 Assessing Your Network

25 Strategies for Developing Your Leadership Network

28 Setting Goals and Taking Action

30 Suggested Readings

30 Background

31 Key Point Summary

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