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Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing ComplexityStrong managerial leadership is a major factor in competitiveness and effectiveness in business. Companies must establish a managerial organization structure that puts competent managerial leaders into suitable roles. The aim of this practical text is to provide a foundation for leadership at a down-to-earth and understandable level….

Practical Lean Leadership: A Strategic Leadership Guide For ExecutivesPractical Lean Leadership: A Strategic Leadership Guide For Executives is the first book to present Lean leadership in ways that are specific and actionable for executives to apply at work every day. It links Lean principles and tools directly to leadership beliefs, behaviors, and competencies in new and innovative ways that connect to workplace and marketplace realities. It goes far beyond the common understanding of leadership and the training methods used for leadership development. The workb…

The Nonprofit Board Answer Book: A Practical Guide for Board Members and Chief ExecutivesAn essential guide to good governance for board leaders at all levels of experience and expertise This third edition of the bestselling book for nonprofit board members and professionals offers a thoroughly revised and updated resource that answers the most-commonly asked question on board governance. The book covers such topics as board structure and process, board member recruitment and orientation, board-staff relations, and financial management. This new edition includes updated information…

Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity (Developmental Management) by Jaques, Elliott, Clement, Stephen D., Lessem, Ronnie [1994]An essential guide to good governance for board leaders at all levels of experience and expertise This third edition of the bestselling book for nonprofit board members and professionals offers a thoroughly revised and updated resource that answers the most-commonly asked question on board governance. The book covers such topics as board structure and process, board member recruitment and orientation, board-staff relations, and financial management. This new edition includes updated information…

The Adventures of Team Fantastic: A Practical Guide for Team Leaders and MembersUsing imaginative examples, this entertaining and informative book looks at the ways anyone who is part of a team can help improve its performance. The reader travels through time and space with Team Fantastic–in the Brazilian jungle looking for a cache of diamonds, on a mid-eighteenth century railroad track straightening ties, in the seventeenth century acting in a Shakespearean play–and shares the successes and failures of this fictional team while learning valuable real-life team skills fro…

The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence: How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and AuthorityA leader’s most important job is to communicate. Every day, whether in a meeting or a presentation, a water-cooler conversation or a formal speech, his or her ability to craft and deliver a clear message, one the audience will believe, is the tipping point between forgettable and transformational. The Leader’s Guide to Speaking with Presence is a concise tool kit containing more than 100 practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority. Readers will d…

Moving from Project  Management to Project Leadership: A Practical Guide to Leading Groups (Industrial Innovation Series)Imagine if we were using the same medical techniques today that were used during the Industrial Revolution, including the practice of bloodletting using leeches. Medicine has come a long way since then. So why do organizations and corporations cling to management techniques that are just as obsolete as the bleed-and-leech model? In a global workplace that is more diverse and filled with entirely new challenges, now is the time for organizations to evolve to a more effective style of leadership a…

How to Write and Give a Speech, Second Revised Edition: A Practical Guide For Executives, PR People, the Military, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, and Anyone Who Has to Make Every Word CountNewly updated for today’s technology, this “how-to classic” (The Washington Post) offers sound advice and tips on every aspect of researching, writing, and delivering an effective speech.This guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book shows how to improve both the content and delivery of any presentation.Learn how to:- Assess an audience- Research your subject- Give team presentations- S…

Leadership Jazz: The Essential Elements of a Great LeaderLeadership in the workplace, says Max DePree, is like playing jazz; it’s more an art than a science. Today’s successful managers are attuned to the needs and ideas of their followers and even step aside at times to be followers themselves. As a result, they spark vitality and productivity from their work force. They culivate communication and spontaneity, diversity and creativity, and the unique potential of every person in the organization to contribute to the success of the team. In Leadership…