The Extraordinary, Inspiring Leader (EBOOK BUNDLE) [NOOK Book]

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Lead your teams to greatness with scientifically proven best leadership practices

Two leading guides in one convenient ebook!

Basing their strategies on a potent mix of expert insight, comprehensive research, and vast experience, the leadership gurus of Zenger | Folkman provide what you need to take your leadership skills to the next level.

The Extraordinary, Inspiring Leader conveniently combines Zenger and ...

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The Extraordinary, Inspiring Leader (EBOOK BUNDLE)

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Overview

Lead your teams to greatness with scientifically proven best leadership practices

Two leading guides in one convenient ebook!

Basing their strategies on a potent mix of expert insight, comprehensive research, and vast experience, the leadership gurus of Zenger | Folkman provide what you need to take your leadership skills to the next level.

The Extraordinary, Inspiring Leader conveniently combines Zenger and Folkman’s two most innovative books into a single package—so you can access their invaluable lessons anytime and anywhere. This comprehensive ebook package contains:

The Extraordinary Leader

“This is a ‘must read’ for coaches, leaders, and those who develop them. The Extraordinary Leader . . . is destined to be a classic in our field.”
—Marshall Goldsmith, named by Forbes as one of five top executive coaches and by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “Top 10” executive educators

The Extraordinary Leader makes extensive use of scientific studies and hard data to demystify the concept of leadership. The authors analyzed more than 200,000 assessments describing 20,000 managers—by far the most expansive research ever conducted for a leadership book—to provide a broad and universal model for achieving exceptional results.

Fully updated to help you meet today’s unique challenges, the second edition of this essential leadership guide includes:

  • Current research on the psychology of leadership
  • New information on leading in a global environment
  • A breakthrough case study on measuring improved leadership behavior
  • Studies revealing the importance of follow-through
The Inspiring Leader

The Inspiring Leader reveals the authors’ newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them. Drawing from statistically significant data and objective empirical evidence, the book shows how to:

  • Establish a clear vision and direction
  • Use the power of emotions
  • Foster innovation and risk taking
  • Encourage teamwork and collaboration
  • Champion change
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071796521
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,191,865
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

John H. Zenger, D.B.A., is CEO of Zenger Folkman, a firm that helps organizations and individuals improve leadership effectiveness that, in turn, drives business results. These results include increasing employee engagement, retention, productivity, and bottom-line profitability. He is a member of the HRD Hall of Fame and has authored or coauthored eight books and 50 articles on leadership, productivity, and teams.

Joseph R. Folkman, Ph.D., is president of Zenger Folkman. He is an authoritative voice on the subject of creating and using employee surveys to create organizational change and 360- degree feedback assessment for individual development. Folkman is the author of three books: Turning Feedback into Change, Making Feedback Work, and Employee Surveys That Make a Difference.

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Table of Contents

1. Demystifying Leadership
2. Great Leaders Make a Great Difference
3. Simplifying Leadership
4. The Competency Quest
5. Leaders Must Fit Their Organization
6. Great Leaders Possess Multiple Strengths
7. Fatal Flaws Must Be Fixed
8. New Insights into Leadership Development
9. A Case Study in Leadership Development—The U.S. Marine Corps
10. What Individuals Do to Become Great Leaders
11. The Organization’s Role in Developing Leaders
Appendix: Research Methodology
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