The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence From Anywhere in the Organisation (Abridged, 3 Cds)
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John C Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 13 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of Injoy Stewardship Services and EQUIP. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point and the National Football League. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell was one of 25 authors and artists named to Amazon.com's 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Three of his books, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold over a million copies. - Publisher.
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The argument behind The 360 Leader is that leaders need to learn to lead 'up', 'across', and 'down'. A core thesis of Maxwell's is that most of the leaders to which he is writing are not 'at the top' of their organisation but 'in the middle' - this is why leaders need to lead in every direction. A great strength of this book is that there is an online leadership survey which readers are encouraged to fill before they read the book. The topics and questions of the survey relate precisely to each heading in the book. This enables the reader to have an assessment of their personal strengths and weaknesses in each area which is covered. A weakness of this book is that it is over structured and each segment is disconnected from the one previous and the one after. It may also be that Maxwell applies his leadership principles too broadly - his audience includes corporates and church leaders and therefore lacks focus.