Transparency: Creating a Culture of Candor

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In this brief and timely audio book, the authors look at what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations for disastrous results and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy honesty and openness. In three separate essays the authors explore the lightening rod concept of "transparency" which has fast become the buzzword not only in business and corporate settings but in government and the ...

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Overview

In this brief and timely audio book, the authors look at what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations for disastrous results and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy honesty and openness. In three separate essays the authors explore the lightening rod concept of "transparency" which has fast become the buzzword not only in business and corporate settings but in government and the social sector.

The audio book starts with a preface by Warren Bennis, followed by three essays:
— The New Transparency
— Speaking Truth to Power
— Creating a Culture of Candor

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596592025
  • Publisher: Gildan Audio
  • Publication date: 9/2/2008
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Warren Bennis is known around the world as the preëminent expert on the subject of leadership. He is University Professor of Business Administration and Founding Chairman of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California and serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. His bestselling books Leaders and On Becoming a Leader have been translated into 21 languages. The Financial Times recently named Leaders one of the top 50 business books of all time. In August '07, BusinessWeek called him one of the ten b-school professors who have had the greatest influence on business thinking.


Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., authored the bestselling books Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership. He has covered behavioral and brain sciences for the New York Times for twelve years. He was awarded the American Psychological Association's Career Achievement Award and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has taught at Harvard, his alma mater, and addresses groups and businesses around the world.


James O'Toole is Chairman, Business Ethics at Denver University. He formerly ran the Aspen Institute and has held other academic posts. He is the author of 14 books on leadership, individual growth and development in the workplace, corporate culture and philosophy.

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Table of Contents

Preface (Warren Bennis).

1. Creating a Culture of Candor (Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman and Patricia Ward Biederman).

2. Speaking Truth to Power (James O'Toole).

3. The New Transparency (Warren Bennis).

Notes.

The Authors.

 

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