On Leadership by Allan Leighton
Look inside with Google Book Preview
On Leadership
By Allan Leighton

On Leadership

By (author) See other recent books by Allan Leighton
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $19.99
Your Price: $17.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

On Leadership by Allan Leighton

Book Description

There have been many books on leadership, but here at last is one that actually draws on the wisdom of those in the know. Acting on his belief that you get the most done in the first twenty minutes of a meeting, Allan Leighton invited Britain's top businessmen and women to spend just twenty minutes talking about their views on leadership. And he has talked to an astonishing range of them - the established giants such as Philip Green and Rupert Murdoch; the new generation of leaders, such as Andy Hornby at HBOS and Justin King at Sainsbury; and entrepreneurial figures who include James Dyson and Gulam Noon at Noon Foods.He has gone further too - interviewing the nation's top financial journalists, whose views can help make a company soar or sink; the money men, whose support is critical for investment and acquisition; the politicians, who help create the climate in which businesses can thrive or falter. The result is a fascinating, 360 degree view of what it takes to be a business leader in today's cut-throat global economy - thought-provoking, often surprising, always insightful.

Buy On Leadership book by Allan Leighton from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781905211449
ISBN-10: 1905211449
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Random House Books
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Books By Author Allan Leighton

Tough Calls by Allan Leighton Tough Calls, Paperback (March 2012)

Focuses on specific decisions the author has made in the course of his career - at ASDA, Royal Mail and elsewhere - and describes the thought processes behind them. Taking into account facts that were known to them at the time, this title outline their approaches to breaking down often highly complex problems into achievable solutions.

» View all books by Allan Leighton


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about On Leadership book by Allan Leighton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Allan Leighton

Allan Leighton made his name at supermarket group ASDA, transforming it from a GBP500 million company to one sold to US giant Wal-Mart for GBP6.2 billion in 1999. In 2002 he was personally appointed by the Prime Minister to turn around the loss-making Royal Mail, and he has achieved that task in only four years, bringing about a revival in the Royal Mail's fortunes that few experts felt to be possible. He has sat on the board of many leading companies, including lastminute.com and BSkyB, and is widely regarded as one of the UK's top business leaders. He lives in West Yorkshire.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Allan Leighton close
Tough Calls by Allan Leighton
Tough Calls by Allan Leighton
BoomerangBooks.com.au close