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E-leader : Reinventing Leadership In A Connected Economy - Robert Hargrove

E-leader

Reinventing Leadership In A Connected Economy

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Published: 1st January 2000
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Today every business is an e-business, and whether you are selling golf outings over the Internet or manufacturing the carts, there is no escaping the fact that every aspect of organizational design is profoundly affected by the new rules of the electronic economy. What many people and organizations overlook, however, is the degree to which these new rules are requiring a fundamentally different style of leadership. In "E-Leader," Robert Hargrove identifies the new mindset and skills that leaders must develop in order to thrive in a world where wealth is built on relationships and experiences, not products or even technology. The old model of leader as "steward," protecting the company's brands and assets, is being replaced by a model of leader as "entrepreneur," searching constantly for new sources of wealth creation; establishing creative ventures with suppliers, distributors, and even competitors; and discovering new ways to attract, retain, and nurture talent--all at the speed of light. "E-Leader" captures the energy of the mavericks who are redefining leadership on the electronic frontier and shows managers in all types of organizations how to manage for the future, not for the past or even the present.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: Every Leader an E-Leader, Every Business an E-Businessp. 1
From CEO as Steward to CEO as Entrepreneurp. 23
Interlude: Co-Founder Tony Tjan and CEO Bill Seibel, Zefer eConsulting Come Up with an E-Business Idea and Run With Itp. 51
From Game-Player to Game-Changerp. 67
Interlude: Kevin McCallum, Franchise Manager at Procter and Gamble Create a Strategy of Preeminencep. 101
From Top-Down to Lateral Leadershipp. 113
Interlude: Avram Miller, EVP of Business Development, Intel Connect and Collaborate Across Boundariesp. 137
From Production-Builder-in-Chief to Brand-Builder-in-Chiefp. 147
Interlude: Di-Ann Eisnor, CEO of Eisnor Interactive Advertising Build Power Brands with Work-the-Street Appealp. 177
From a "Me" Point of View to a "You" Point of Viewp. 193
Interlude: Pehong Chen, CEO of BroadVision Provide the Perfect Customer Experience Every Timep. 215
From Being a Great E-Tailer to Being a Great Logisticianp. 225
Interlude: David Roussain, EVP of FedEx e-Commerce Win the Ground War!p. 243
From Being a Manager/Technician to Being a Coach/Mentorp. 261
Interlude: Jeff Taylor, CEO of Monster.com Recruit the Person, Not the Positionp. 289
Notesp. 303
Indexp. 309
About the Authorp. 334
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ISBN: 9780738202648
ISBN-10: 0738202649
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: 1st January 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1