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Results-Based Leadership by David Ulrich
Book DescriptionA landmark book, Results-Based Leadership challenges the conventional wisdom surrounding leadership. Authors Ulrich, Zenger, and Smallwood--world-renowned experts in human resources and training--argue that it is not enough to gauge leaders by personal traits such as character, style, and values. Rather, effective leaders know how to connect these leadership attributes with results. Results-Based Leadership shows executives how to deliver results in four specific areas: results for employees, for the organization, for its customers, and for its investors. The authors provide action-oriented guidelines that readers can follow to develop and hone their own results-based leadership skills. By shifting our focus to the connection between the attributes and the results of leadership, this perceptive new guide fundamentally improves our understanding of effective leadership. Results-Based Leadership brings a refreshing clarity and directness to the leadership discussion, providing a hands-on program to help executives succeed with their leadership challenges.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780875848716
(241mm x 165mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Harvard Business Review Press
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Ulrich
HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources, Hardback (August 2012)
A must read for any HR executive. This research-based competency model is particularly compelling because it is informed by the perspective of non-HR executives and stakeholders.
Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win, Hardback (May 2010)
According to studies, we all work for the same thing - and it's not just money. It's meaning. Through our work, we seek a sense of purpose, contribution, connection, value, and hope. This title helps to : ask the seven questions that drive abundance; understand the needs of your customers, staff; and, personalize work to motivate your employees.
Routledge Companion to Strategic Human Resource Management, Hardback (November 2008)» View all books by David Ulrich
Incorporates contributions from management and business writers in areas adjacent to human resource management, including strategy, innovation and organizational learning. Focusing on the interplay between theory and practice, this book is suitable for researchers and students studying human resource management and strategy.
UK Kirkus Review » These authors challenge the conventional view of leadership, asserting that effective leaders do more than master the attributes of leadership - such as character, knowledge, style and values - they also know how to connect these attributes with results. The book explains how to deliver results in four key areas: for employees, the organisation, customers and investors. As the authors say, 'Without results, leadership brands remain generic; with results, leadership brands become specific, distinctive, and add value.' The approach can be used in combination with any business strategy or corporate culture, and there is practical guidance to help you develop your own leadership skills. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - David Ulrich
Dave Ulrich is a professor at the School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he co-directs the Human Resource Executive Education Program. He is the author of the bestseller Human Resource Champions (HBS Press).
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