The Transparency Edge: How Credibility Can Make or Break You in Business

Overview

“This book . . . is a timely and instructive guidebook for leaders in organizations who need to establish and maintain credibility.”

—James S. Beard, president of Caterpillar Financial Services Corp. and vice president of Caterpillar Inc.

“Read this book and learn how to build credibility through transparency—it is essential for sustainable business success.”

—Carl K. Kooyoomjian, executive vice president, technical affairs and worldwide operations, Revlon Inc.

“The Transparency Edge not only can help you become a better leader, it can help you

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Overview

“This book . . . is a timely and instructive guidebook for leaders in organizations who need to establish and maintain credibility.”

—James S. Beard, president of Caterpillar Financial Services Corp. and vice president of Caterpillar Inc.

“Read this book and learn how to build credibility through transparency—it is essential for sustainable business success.”

—Carl K. Kooyoomjian, executive vice president, technical affairs and worldwide operations, Revlon Inc.

“The Transparency Edge not only can help you become a better leader, it can help you coach others so that they become better leaders.”

—Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling leadership author

Achieving leadership excellence and the rapid career advancement that comes with it requires more than intelligence, hard work, and dedication. To be the very best, you need an edge. Backed by exclusive research of thousands of executives at Fortune 500 companies, The Transparency Edge shows you how to practice a clear, open management style that will increase your credibility, build loyalty among your direct reports, and gain the trust of your superiors.

Leadership expert Barbara Pagano reveals how this nothing-to-hide approach to leadership gives you powerful tools to

  • Make decisions more efficiently and execute them more effectively
  • Speed up operations
  • Increase productivity
  • Identify problems sooner and solve them faster
  • Encourage others to share important information with you
  • Enhance your reputation (even when you make mistakes)

With the expert insights found in The Transparency Edge, you’ll be well on your way to making your entire organization more collaborative and competitive, clearing the way for long-term success and profitability.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071458849
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/31/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Pagano, Ed.S., is the president of Executive Pathways, a company specializing in leadership and team development. As an adviser and executive consultant to organizations committed to improving workplace performance, she specializes in helping leaders increase the effectiveness of their corporate change and teaming efforts.

Elizabeth Pagano, has been an award-winning business reporter and columnist for numerous publications. For more information, visit www.transparencyedge.com.

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