The Handbook for Leaders: 24 Lessons for Extraordingary Leadership

The Handbook for Leaders: 24 Lessons for Extraordingary Leadership



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The Handbook for Leaders: 24 Lessons for Extraordingary Leadership by John H. Zenger, Joseph Folkman

    Discover your strengths, produce exponential results, and increase the bottom line

    Based on solid empirical research, The Handbook for Leaders reveals the keys to becoming an extraordinary leader, showing you how-and why-to focus on your core strengths rather than correcting your weaknesses. This precise, no-nonsense rulebook outlines the essential competencies and guidelines for effective leadership, including:

  • Focus on results
  • Cultivate interpersonal skills
  • Lead organizational change
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Develop your people
  • Build positive relationships
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Take initiative
  • Fix fatal flaws
  • Take a nonlinear approach
  • Be accountable

The Handbook for Leaders shows you how to develop and implement the proficiencies you need to gain the respect and support of your people, enhance productivity and individual performance, and make an enormous contribution to the long-term success of your organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071484381
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/13/2006
Series: Mighty Managers Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John H. Zenger, D.B.A., is CEO of
Zenger Folkman, a firm that helps organizations and individuals improve leadership effectiveness that, in turn, drives business results. These results include increasing employee engagement, retention,
productivity, and bottom-line profitability. He is a member of the HRD Hall of Fame and has authored or coauthored eight books and 50 articles on leadership, productivity, and teams.

Joseph R. Folkman, Ph.D., is president of Zenger Folkman. He is an authoritative voice on the subject of creating and using employee surveys to create organizational change and 360-
degree feedback assessment for individual development.
Folkman is the author of three books: Turning
Feedback into Change
, Making Feedback Work, and
Employee Surveys That Make a Difference.

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