Leadership Without Easy Answers

Leadership Without Easy Answers

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by Ronald Heifetz
     
 

Drawing on a dozen years of research among managers, officers, and politicians in the public realm and the private sector, among the nonprofits, and in teaching, Heifetz presents clear, concrete prescriptions for anyone who needs to take the lead in almost any situation, under almost any organizational conditions, no matter who is in charge, His strategy applies not… See more details below

Overview

Drawing on a dozen years of research among managers, officers, and politicians in the public realm and the private sector, among the nonprofits, and in teaching, Heifetz presents clear, concrete prescriptions for anyone who needs to take the lead in almost any situation, under almost any organizational conditions, no matter who is in charge, His strategy applies not only to people at the top but also to those who must lead without authority--activists as well as presidents, managers as well as workers on the front line.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674518582
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
107,598
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    by Richard L. Neustadt
  • Introduction


    Part I. Setting the Frame
  1. Values in Leadership
  2. To Lead or Mislead?
  3. The Roots of Authority

  4. Part II. Leading with Authority
  5. Mobilizing Adaptive Work S Applying Power
  6. On a Razor's Edge
  7. Failing Off the Edge

  8. Part III. Leading Without Authority
  9. Creative Deviance on the Frontline
  10. Modulating the Provocation

  11. Part IV. Staying Alive
  12. Assassination
  13. The Personal Challenge

  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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