Leadership Risk: A Guide for Private Equity and Strategic Investors [NOOK Book]

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"Drawing on psychological insights, David Cooper develops risk assessment tools to judge the quality of leadership in organisations – a practical guide to a thorny problem."
Professor George Gaskell, Pro-Director of the London School of Economics and Professor of Social Psychology

"David Cooper's book is remarkable for being clear, practical and insightful in equal measure. It brings much needed light to the complexity of the leadership team and, most critically, it's impact on...

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Leadership Risk: A Guide for Private Equity and Strategic Investors

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Overview

"Drawing on psychological insights, David Cooper develops risk assessment tools to judge the quality of leadership in organisations – a practical guide to a thorny problem."
Professor George Gaskell, Pro-Director of the London School of Economics and Professor of Social Psychology

"David Cooper's book is remarkable for being clear, practical and insightful in equal measure. It brings much needed light to the complexity of the leadership team and, most critically, it's impact on the success or failure of a venture."
Myles Downey, Founder, The School of Coaching

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470661932
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.04 (d)
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

David Cooper is a specialist in the assessment and development of senior executives and supports investors in managing leadership risk. For the first eleven years of his career he worked in the risk advisory group at Arthur Andersen. He then completed a Masters degree in Organisational Psychology at the London School of Economics, where he began to develop the concept of 'leadership risk'. He went on to become one of the few Chartered Accountants to qualify as a Chartered Psychologist and founded Cooper Limon, a professional advisory business specialising in management due diligence and portfolio review for Private Equity and Strategic investors. Through Cooper Limon and in his role as head of executive assessment at Praesta Partners, an international coaching firm, he has assessed and coached several hundred senior executives and advised some of the world’s leading Private Equity funds. He continues his research into leadership risk and has spoken internationally at both Accounting and Psychology conferences.
David can be contacted at david.cooper@cooperlimon.com
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

1 The Landscape of Leadership Risk.

2 Overview of the leadership risk MAPPING framework.

3 Planning and Preparation.

4 Deciding what to Assess at an Individual Level.

5 Conducting Assessments at an Individual Level.

6 What to Assess at Team Level.

7 Assessing at a Team Level.

8 What to Assess at an Organisational Level.

9 Conducting Assessment at an Organisational Level.

10 The Review Phase.

11 The Address Phase.

12 Third Party Service Providers and Their Approaches.

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