Why CEOs Fail by David L. Dotlich
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Why CEOs Fail
By David L. Dotlich

Why CEOs Fail

The 11 Behaviors That Can Derail Your Climb to the Top and How to Manage Them

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Why CEOs Fail by David L. Dotlich

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If any of the following behaviors sound like you or someone you work with, beware! In Why CEOs Fail, David L. Dotlich and Peter C. Cairo describe the most common characteristics of derailed top executives and how you can avoid them: *Arrogance-you think that you're right, and everyone else is wrong.*Melodrama-you need to be the center of attention.*Volatility-you're subject to mood swings.*Excessive Caution-you're afraid to make decisions.*Habitual Distrust-you focus on the negatives.*Aloofness -you're disengaged and disconnected.* Mischievousness-you believe that rules are made to be broken.*Eccentricity-you try to be different just for the sake of it.*Passive Resistance-what you say is not what you really believe.*Perfectionism-you get the little things right and the big things wrong.*Eagerness to Please-you try to win the popularity contest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787967635
ISBN-10: 0787967637
Format: Hardback
(219mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 13-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Transitions at the Top by David L. Dotlich Transitions at the Top, Hardback (May 2015)

Clear, actionable guidance toward managing a major leadership change Transitions at the Top is an insightful, informative guide to navigating a change in leadership.

Unfinished Leader by David L. Dotlich Unfinished Leader, Hardback (May 2014)

With the demands of technology, transparency, and constant connectedness, and calls for higher performance, leaders from the front line to the C-suite face complex dilemmas that cannot be easily denied or postponed.

Leading in Times of Crisis by David L. Dotlich Leading in Times of Crisis, Hardback (May 2009)

This book is designed to help leaders apply whole leadership lessons to the fundamental leadership dilemmas that keep leaders awake at night. The book explores how leaders developed their capacities for leadership and what they believe will be the key ways to prepare other leaders to meet these challenges in the future.

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Author Biography - David L. Dotlich

David L. Dotlich, former Executive Vice President of Honeywell International and Groupe Bull, is a partner of CDR International (www.cdr-intl.com) and coauthor of Action Learning ( Jossey Bass, l998), Action Coaching (Jossey Bass, l999), and the breakthrough best-selling book Unnatural Leadership: Going Against Intuition and Experience to Develop Ten New Leadership Instincts (Jossey-Bass, 2002). He is a business adviser, educator and coach to top executives in many global corporations. Peter C. Cairo is a partner in CDR International and member of the faculty of Columbia University Business School Executive Education. He has worked with many companies in the areas of leadership development, executive coaching, and organizational effectiveness. He is coauthor with David Dotlich of Action Coaching and Unnatural Leadership, both from Jossey-Bass.

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