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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….

Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity (Developmental Management) by Jaques, Elliott, Clement, Stephen D., Lessem, Ronnie [1994]Strong 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…

Secrets of Effective Leadership: A Practical Guide to SuccessSECRETS OF EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP is a treasury of practical ideas on how to effectively lead others. It is designed to shorten the leadership development process by exposing you to a wide range of leadership wisdom and techniques. This inspirational guide-book describes 17 basic leadership attributes along with strategies for developing them in yourself and others. In addition, it contains valuable ideas for unleashing your full leadership potential by building on your strengths, managing stress,…

The Executive Update: The latest business ideas distilled into one practical guideBusiness ideas and practices are constantly changing, but no manager has the time to read all the business books and articles that come out in a year. In this book, Ian Mann does all the work for you, trawling through recent business publications and distilling the most important new insights and developments. The Executive Update covers topics such as technology and mechanisation; the structure of organisations; obligations to stakeholders other than shareholders; leadership; the changing natu…

Chairman of the Board: A Practical GuidePractical, real-world advice for the most challenging of positions The role of the chairman of the board is an art form that varies with the size, type, and corporate climate of the organization. Chairman of the Board provides practical guidance on this critical role, offering advice on matters such as how to work with the CEO, ethical considerations, corporate social responsibility, and performance evaluation of boards and board members. Seasoned executive Brian Lechem discusses regulatory requ…

The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence: How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and Authority (Agency/Distributed)A 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…

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…