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The Cult of the Leader: A Manifesto for More Authentic Business
     

The Cult of the Leader: A Manifesto for More Authentic Business

by Christopher Bones
 

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A critical look at the way that business leadership has gone so badly wrong.

Modern business is obsessed with leaders. We talk about leadership all the time, but its real meaning is becoming more and more obscure. Recent corporate crises have shown that all too often, our leaders are missing in action when we need them most. In this groundbreaking and

Overview

A critical look at the way that business leadership has gone so badly wrong.

Modern business is obsessed with leaders. We talk about leadership all the time, but its real meaning is becoming more and more obscure. Recent corporate crises have shown that all too often, our leaders are missing in action when we need them most. In this groundbreaking and provocative new book, Chris Bones shows how we need to:

  • Restore trust and confidence
  • Be more realistic about what leaders can and can't do
  • Redefine talent
  • Revalue experience
  • Reconsider remuneration

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470666043
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Christopher Bones is Professor of Creativity and Leadership at Manchester Business School. He is also Dean Emeritus of Henley Business School. In the course of his 22 year career in business, he has worked at companies including Cadbury Schweppes, Shell and Diageo. He is also a highly-regarded public commentator on leadership, management and HR.

He is the author of one previous book The Self-Reliant Manager.

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