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Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organisations

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner
Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organisations

Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organisations

James M KouzesBarry Z Posner

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This revised edition is designed for leaders in business, government, education, communities and all across society. It focuses on leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations and aims to demonstrate that leadership is everyone's business. This book features stories and the authors' personal insights into the fundamental aspects of leadership.

- Publisher After the stunning success of the first edition of The Leadership Challenge-500,000 copies in print, translations into eight languages-best-selling authors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner have completely revised and updated this essential tool for leaders in business, government, education, communities, and all across society. Based on the popular training program offered by the Tom Peters Group, this new edition of The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations. Kouzes and Posner, the premier leadership experts working today, explore their rich experience with leaders in public and private organizations around the world over the last thirteen years to demonstrate that now more than ever, leadership is everyone2s business.With engaging stories and their own keen insights, they have revised their award-winning exploration into the fundamental aspects of leadership to keep pace with our ever-changing world. In the midst of a sea change in the way organizations work, leaders will turn again to Kouzes and Posner to point the way to getting extraordinary things accomplished. "At a time when words like 2inspiration2 or 2spirit2 are sometimes used with embarrassment, the authors restore those lofty concepts to their rightful place at the core of successful business.22-Norman Lear, chairman and CEO, Act III Communications "I not only enjoyed it... found myself constantly nodding and saying to myself, 2That2s right! That2s how it2s done! That2s what it feels like!2 You certainly captured the essence of what I2ve found is at the heart of transforming leadership.22-Robert Haas, chairman and CEO, Levi Strauss & Co.The leadership book that outshines them all, completely revised and updated for today2s new business realities. Based on the popular training program offered by the Tom Peters Group, The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of hu

- Publisher The leadership book that outshines them all, completely revised and updated for today's new business realities. Grounded in extensive research, The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations. Kouzes and Posner, the premier leadership experts working today, explore their rich experience with leaders in public and private organizations around the world. With engaging stories and their own keen insights, they delve into the fundamental aspects of leadership to help readers keep pace with our ever-changing world.

- Publisher

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About "Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organisations"

This revised edition is designed for leaders in business, government, education, communities and all across society. It focuses on leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations and aims to demonstrate that leadership is everyone's business. This book features stories and the authors' personal insights into the fundamental aspects of leadership.
- Publisher

After the stunning success of the first edition of The Leadership Challenge-500,000 copies in print, translations into eight languages-best-selling authors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner have completely revised and updated this essential tool for leaders in business, government, education, communities, and all across society. Based on the popular training program offered by the Tom Peters Group, this new edition of The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations. Kouzes and Posner, the premier leadership experts working today, explore their rich experience with leaders in public and private organizations around the world over the last thirteen years to demonstrate that now more than ever, leadership is everyone2s business.With engaging stories and their own keen insights, they have revised their award-winning exploration into the fundamental aspects of leadership to keep pace with our ever-changing world. In the midst of a sea change in the way organizations work, leaders will turn again to Kouzes and Posner to point the way to getting extraordinary things accomplished. "At a time when words like 2inspiration2 or 2spirit2 are sometimes used with embarrassment, the authors restore those lofty concepts to their rightful place at the core of successful business.22-Norman Lear, chairman and CEO, Act III Communications "I not only enjoyed it... found myself constantly nodding and saying to myself, 2That2s right! That2s how it2s done! That2s what it feels like!2 You certainly captured the essence of what I2ve found is at the heart of transforming leadership.22-Robert Haas, chairman and CEO, Levi Strauss & Co.The leadership book that outshines them all, completely revised and updated for today2s new business realities. Based on the popular training program offered by the Tom Peters Group, The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of hu
- Publisher

The leadership book that outshines them all, completely revised and updated for today's new business realities. Grounded in extensive research, The Leadership Challenge captures the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations. Kouzes and Posner, the premier leadership experts working today, explore their rich experience with leaders in public and private organizations around the world. With engaging stories and their own keen insights, they delve into the fundamental aspects of leadership to help readers keep pace with our ever-changing world.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

James M Kouzes

JAMES M. KOUZES is chairman emeritus of the Tom Peters Company, a leadership development firm. A popular seminar and conference speaker, he has been cited by the The Wall Street Journal as one of the 12 most requested "non-university executive-education providers" to US companies. ýBARRY Z. POSNER is Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He has served on several boards (both corporate and non-profit) and on the faculty of numerous executive education programs. He has published over 80 articles and sits on the editorial boards of several journals.

Barry Z Posner

James M. Kouzes is Dean's Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. ýBarry Z. Posner, Ph.D. is Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. ýKouzes and Posner are the coauthors of A Leader's Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and The Leadership Challenge Workbook, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership and leadership development. They also developed the highly acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) and LPI Online, 360-degree assessment tools based on the Five Practices.

Table Of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface: Everyone's Business: The New Realities Of Leadership
  • When Leaders Are At Their Best
  • The Practices And Commitments Of Exemplary Leadership
  • What Constituents Expect Of Leaders: Knowing The Other Half Of The Story
  • Challenging The Process
  • Search For Opportunities: Confronting And Challenging The Status Quo
  • Experiment And Take Risks: Learning From Mistakes And Successes
  • Inspiring A Shared Vision
  • Envision The Future: Imaging Ideal Scenarios
  • Enlist Others: Attracting People To Common Purposes
  • Enabling Others To Act
  • Foster Collaboration: Promoting Cooperative Goals And Mutual Trust
  • Strengthen Others: Sharing Power And Information
  • Modeling The Way
  • Set The Example: Doing What You Say You Will Do
  • Achieve Small Wins: Building Commitment To Action
  • Encouraging The Heart
  • Recognize Contributions: Linking Rewards With Performance
  • Celebrate Accomplishments: Valuing The Victories
  • Beginning The Journey
  • Become A Positive Force: The Leader Who Makes A Difference
  • Appendix: Theory And Evidence Behind The Practice: The Leadership
  • Practices Inventory (lpi)
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  • Catalogue Code 160803
  • Product Code 0787902691
  • EAN 9780787902698
  • Pages 432
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Dec 1996
  • Dimensions 235 x 178 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.595kg

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