Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

by Leslie Pratch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231168366
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/17/2014
Series: Columbia Business School Publishing Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Leslie S. Pratch has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Northwestern University and an MBA in strategy and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has published a number of scholarly articles.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The Theory and Practice of Active Coping
1. The Power of Active Coping
2. Predicting Performance
3. Coping Styles and Coping Holes
4. What Lies Beneath?
5. Integrity
6. Psychological Autonomy: Lemmings Need Not Apply
7. Integrative Capacity: Seeing Reality with Both Eyes Open
8. Catalytic Coping
9. Implications for Female Leaders
Part II: Enhancing Your Active Coping
10. Past Is Not Necessarily Prologue: Improving Your Active Coping
11. Self-Assessment for Strengthening Active Coping
12. Developing Active Coping: A Success Story
13. Conclusion
Appendix A: Technical Companion to Chapter 3
Appendix B: Technical Companion to Chapter 4
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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Kathryn Williams

A must-read for anyone entering the field of executive assessment and for those who wish to have a better way of determining an executive's readiness to assume a more senior leadership role.

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