ISBN-10:
0470195479
ISBN-13:
9780470195475
Pub. Date:
03/28/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership / Edition 1

Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership / Edition 1

by Frances Hesselbein, Alan Shrader

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Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership / Edition 1

Leader to Leader 2 brings together the best and most populararticles from the award-winning journal Leader to Leader by some ofthe best-selling authors and thought leaders of our day. Withthirty-five new chapters not included in the previous volume, thisbook is designed as a resource for leaders at all levels. Each ofthe book’s five parts opens with guidance and ideas on how toenact the concepts discussed, practical action steps,thought-provoking questions, and handy tools.

The Parts include: Understanding Leadership, ImprovingYour Personal Effectiveness, Developing People and Teams, LeadingHigh-Performance Organizations, Leading Strategically in a WorldThat Demands Innovation

Authors Include: David Allen, Ram Charan, ClaytonChristensen, Stephen Covey, Marshall Goldsmith, Bill George, AndyGrove, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Beverly Kaye, Jim Kouzes & BarryPosner, Patrick Lencioni, Peter Senge, Margaret Wheatley...andmore!

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ISBN-13: 9780470195475
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Series: J-B Leader to Leader Institute/PF Drucker Foundation Series , #88
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,146,590
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Frances Hesselbein is the former founding president and currentchairman of the Board of Governors of the Leader to LeaderInstitute and editor in chief of its journal Leader to Leader. Sheis a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the UnitedStates' highest civilian honor, and has been awarded doctoratesfrom twenty college universities.

Alan Shrader is managing editor of Leader to Leader. He has morethan twenty-five years of experience in publishing as an editor,writer, and director of marketing.

Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation forNonprofit Management, the Leader to Leader Institute furthers itsmission—to strengthen the leadership of the socialsector—by providing social sector leaders with essentialleadership wisdom, inspiration, and resources to lead forinnovation and to build vibrant social sector organizations.

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Table of Contents

The Editors.

Introduction.

PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING LEADERSHIP.

1 Leadership Is an Enabling Art (Stephen R.Covey).

2 Building the Bridge as You Walk on It (Robert E.Quinn).

3 The Price and Prize of Leadership (Rob Goffee andGareth Jones).

4 The Source of Leadership (Peter M. Senge).

PART TWO: IMPROVING YOUR PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS.

5 The Transformation from “I” to“We” (Bill George and Andrew McLean).

6 Leadership T’ai Chi: A Beginner’s Guide(Robert A. Goldberg).

7 Challenge Is the Opportunity for Greatness (James M.Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).

8 Maintaining Your Focus (Sam T. Manoogian).

9 Stand Up for Your Values (Bowen H.“Buzz” McCoy).

10 Adjusting Your Leadership Volume (Bob Kaplan andRob Kaiser).

11 Mastering Peter Drucker’s The EffectiveExecutive(Joseph A. Maciariello).

12 The Influential Leader (Jack Stahl).

13 Ten Questions to Stellar Communication (DiannaBooher).

14 The Leader’s Role in Managing Conflict(Howard M. Guttman).

15 Using Dialogue to Deal with Confl icts (GeorgeKohlrieser).

PART THREE: DEVELOPING PEOPLE AND TEAMS.

16 The Leader’s Role in Growing New Leaders(Beverly Kaye).

17 Helping People Achieve Their Goals (MarshallGoldsmith and Kelly Goldsmith).

18 Energizing Others (Dean Spitzer).

19 The Trouble with Teamwork (Patrick M.Lencioni).

20 Leading Resonant Teams (Daniel Goleman).

21 Communication Strategies for Leading Teams (IchakAdizes).

22 Making Diversity Pay Off (R. Roosevelt ThomasJr.).

PART FOUR: LEADING HIGH-PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATIONS.

23 Doing Performance Planning Right (Douglas K.Smith).

24 Aligning Boards and Management on Strategy (RamCharan).

25 Making It Up and Making It Happen (DavidAllen).

26 Leading Transition: A New Model for Change (WilliamBridges and Susan Mitchell).

27 The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders (RosabethMoss Kanter).

28 The Key to Cultural Transformation (FrancesHesselbein).

29 Culture as Competitive Advantage (Paul Meehan, OritGadiesh, and Shintaro Hori)

30 The Culture Starts with You (Ray Davis).

PART FIVE: LEADING STRATEGICALLY IN A WORLD THAT DEMANDSINNOVATION.

31 The Challenge of Strategic Innovation (ConstantinosMarkides).

32 Responding to Strategic Infl ection Points (AndrewS. Grove).

33 Assessing Your Organization’s InnovationCapabilities (Clayton M. Christensen).

34 Innovation Means Relying on Everyone’sCreativity(Margaret J. Wheatley).

PART SIX: CONCLUSION.

35 When the Roll Is Called Ten Years from Now(FrancesHesselbein).

Index.

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