Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win

Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win

by Fred Kiel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625271303
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 318,732
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Fred Kiel, PhD, is a founding partner of the leadership development and strategic analytics firm KRW International and a pioneer in the field of executive coaching. For more than thirty years, he has helped Fortune 500 CEOs and senior executives build organizational effectiveness through leadership excellence and mission alignment. His rigorous data gathering and customized development process provide executives with transformative feedback.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction 1

Part I ROC and the Path toward Leadership

1 Character Defined: Populating the Character Curve 13

2 The Human Nature of Leadership: Upgrading an Outdated Model 35

3 The Journey from Cradle to Corner Office: Reading the Road Map 51

Part II ROC Leadership at Work

4 ROC Leadership in Action: Mastering the Essentials 81

5 The Executive Team and ROC: Guiding the Organization to a Win 105

6 The ROC Ripple Effect: Bringing Every Stakeholder into the Winner's Circle 129

Part III The ROC Habits Workshop

7 Becoming a Virtuoso Leader 157

8 Developing an ROC Organization 191

Conclusion: Steering toward a New Direction in Leadership 211

Appendix A 221

Appendix B 231

Notes 239

Index 251

Acknowledgments 271

About the Author 277

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