The Handbook for Leaders
24 Lessons for Extraordinary Leaders
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Handbook for Leaders by Jack Zenger
Book Description"The Handbook for Leaders" contains 24 lessons for extraordinary leadership. 'What makes a great leader?' Thousands of workers in both North America and Europe were asked that one simple question. Their top responses are compiled in "The Handbook for Leaders". This precise, no-nonsense rulebook lists the 24 competencies and guidelines identified time and again as essential for becoming an effective and extraordinary leader, including: focus on results; cultivate interpersonal skills; lead organizational change; learn from mistakes; develop your people; be open to new ideas; take initiative; build strengths; fix fatal flaws; take a non-linear approach; and, be accountable.The ability to lead is far more than just a natural gift. Study after study shows that leadership is a concrete and learnable skill, one that can be acquired and honed by studying and applying specific proficiencies, attitudes, and habits. Let "The Handbook for Leaders" introduce you to the requirements for effective leadership, then provide you with a systematic program for attaining, developing, and implementing those skills. John H. (Jack) Zenger, D.B.A., is executive vice president and a director of Provant, Inc. , and the author or coauthor of a number of books on the drivers and principles of leadership, including "The Extraordinary Leader" and "Results-Based Leadership". Joe Folkman, Ph.D., is managing director of Novations Group, Inc., and the author of "Turning Feedback Into Change", "Making Feedback Work", and "Employee Surveys That Make a Difference".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071435321
(228mm x 147mm x 5mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jack Zenger
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Epic leadership team Zenger and Folkman gives business execs proven methods for seizing the competitive advantage by building speed into their leadership DNA
Handbook for Leaders, Hardback (December 2006)
Reveals the keys to becoming a leader. This book shows you how and why to focus on your core strengths rather than correcting your weaknesses. It outlines the essential competencies and guidelines for effective leadership.
Results-Based Leadership, Hardback (May 1999)» View all books by Jack Zenger
Talking about the leadership discussion, this work provides a hands-on program that helps executives succeed with leadership challenges. This book argues that it is not enough to gauge leaders by personal traits such as character, knowledge, style, and values. It tells that effective leaders know how to connect their attributes with results.
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Author Biography - Jack Zenger
Jack Zenger is Executive Vice President and a director of Provant, Inc., now the largest performance skills improvement company in the world.
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