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The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable / Edition 1
     

The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable / Edition 1

by Patrick M. Lencioni, Jossey-Bass
 

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ISBN-10: 0787944335

ISBN-13: 9780787944339

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Absorbing, compelling, and utterly memorable, The Five Temptations of a CEO is like no other business book that's come before. Author Patrick Lencioni—noted screenplay writer and sought-after executive coach — deftly tells the tale of a young CEO who, facing his first annual board review, knows he is failing, but doesn't know why.

"This book

Overview

Absorbing, compelling, and utterly memorable, The Five Temptations of a CEO is like no other business book that's come before. Author Patrick Lencioni—noted screenplay writer and sought-after executive coach — deftly tells the tale of a young CEO who, facing his first annual board review, knows he is failing, but doesn't know why.

"This book provides extraordinary insight into the pitfalls that leaders face when they lose sight of the true measure of success: results. This model is required reading for my staff."
—Eric Schmidt, chairman of the board and CEO, Novell

Any executive can learn how to:

  • recognize the mistakes that leaders can make
  • avoid errors before they occur
  • and much more!

Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, the story of this executive (written to be read in one sitting) will be enjoyed, remembered, and reread for years to come. It serves a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few simple behaviors—behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.

"Lencioni delivers a provocative message: CEOs mainly have themselves to blame when things go wrong. If you're a CEO (or any manager for that matter), do you have the courage to face the blame? Doing so could change your future-for the better."
—Dr. Jerry Porras, coauthor, Built to Last; professor, Stanford School of Business

You won't find any dry management rhetoric in this razor-sharp novelette. Apply these riveting lessons in leadership with the self-assessment at the end of the book. It will change your career!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787944339
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
J-B Lencioni Series , #11
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

The Fable.

The Model: A Summary of Why Executives Fail.

Self- Assessment.

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