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Leadership by the Book : Tools to Transform Your Workplace - Kenneth Blanchard

Leadership by the Book

Tools to Transform Your Workplace

Hardcover Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9780688172398
Number Of Pages: 240

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In today's changing business world, leaders face more challenges than ever before, whether from increased competition, new ways of reaching customers, or motivating people.

"Leadership by the Book" is an exceptional new book, brimming with insights, ideas, tools, and tactics for becoming a successful leader. Written in the parable format of Ken Blanchard's bestselling "The One Minute Manager." and "Raving Fans, " it tells the story of a professor and a minister who school a young professional in management skills and ethics. Citing Jesus as a source for practical lessons in effective leadership, the authors explore the concept of "servant leadership" and offer simple strategies for bringing vision and values to any organization. Individuals will learn how to:

  • Achieve goals without sacrificing character or faith
  • Inspire and sustain commitment and others to give their best
  • Build teamwork and celebrate successes
  • Find personal passion and meaning in work

Sure to be required reading for managers and employees, "Leadership by the Book" can also be applied in day-to-day life by parents, coaches, entrepreneurs, and community leaders everywhere.

Introductionp. ix
The Heartbreakp. 1
The Professorp. 10
Michaelp. 19
The Ministerp. 27
The Commissioningp. 33
Effective Leadership Starts on the Insidep. 38
Iron Sharpens Ironp. 47
Synergyp. 56
Spiritual Significance Versus Earthly Successp. 64
The Heart of the Matterp. 78
The Awakeningp. 85
The Recoveryp. 90
The Retreatp. 93
A Choicep. 101
Checking the Heartp. 109
Clearing the Headp. 115
Leadership Begins with a Clear Visionp. 119
If You Want Your People to Be Responsible, You Must Be Responsivep. 130
The Servant Leader as a Performance Coachp. 146
Guiding the Handsp. 158
The Return of the Servant Leaderp. 165
The Ministerp. 190
The Professorp. 193
Acknowledgmentsp. 203
List of Scripture Quotationsp. 209
About the Authorsp. 211
Services Availablep. 217
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ISBN: 9780688172398
ISBN-10: 0688172393
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st October 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.6  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.39