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The Many Context of Leadership: One Size Does Not Fit All
     

The Many Context of Leadership: One Size Does Not Fit All

by Russell E. Palmer
 

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This Element is an excerpt from Ultimate Leadership: Winning Execution Strategies for Your Situation (9780131933866) by Russell E. Palmer. Available in print and digital formats.

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.

This Element is an excerpt from Ultimate Leadership: Winning Execution Strategies for Your Situation (9780131933866) by Russell E. Palmer. Available in print and digital formats.

Find the right way to lead in any environment, because "one size" definitely does NOT fit all!

One of the biggest mistakes a leader can make is to fail to understand that what works in the leader's own organization can be very wrong in other contexts that may be part of the leader's wider responsibilities. I have seen leaders who were brilliant in shaping their own organizations fail utterly when they found themselves in leadership roles in very different kinds of organizations. Each context requires a different approach to leadership . . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132542579
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
9
File size:
260 KB

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Meet the Author

Russell E. Palmer is Chairman and CEO of The Palmer Group, a corporate investment firm. He served for several years as Dean of the Wharton School, where he was instrumental in attracting over 100 new faculty members, building a new executive education program and complex, and raising over $120 million. He served for ten years as Managing Partner and CEO of Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche), becoming CEO at age 37, the youngest person ever to attain that position in a “Big Eight” firm. He continues to serve as a Director of Honeywell International, Inc. and The May Department Stores Company. Palmer is a member of the Trustees Emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania and a Trustee of the National Constitution Center. His articles and essays have appeared in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, the Journal of Accountancy, and other publications.

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