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Responsible LeadershipWhile there is a high demand for knowledge on responsible leadership, there has been, till now, no source able to meet that demand. Enron, Worldcom and other high-profile cases of management and leadership misconduct have highlighted the need for such a book to provide crucial insights on key issues including responsible leadership, leadership competencies and the development of responsible leaders. Meeting this need, experts in the field of business and leadership ethics have now been brought…

Responsible Leadership: Lessons from the Front Line of Sustainability and Ethics* The ultimate insider’s view of corporate responsibility and ethics from the boardrooms of some of the world’s largest corporations* New ideas on how to seek collaborative solutions to the market failures of climate change and corruption* How Shell dealt with the Brent Spar and Ken Saro-Wiwa controversies and what they learnt* A manifesto for responsible leadership* Dilemmas and lessons from the front line of corporate responsibilityAs Chairman of the Royal Dutch Shell Group from 1991–200…

The Good Struggle: Responsible Leadership in an Unforgiving WorldLeadership is struggleThe question of how to lead successfully and responsibly is crucially important in our uncertain, high-pressure, turbulent world. In this book, Harvard Business School Professor Joseph Badaracco answers this question in practical and, at times, provocative ways.Leaders today are surrounded by what Badaracco calls “the new invisible hand”—powerful, pervasive markets that touch and shape almost everything. As a result, understanding the inevitability and importance of str…

Responsible Leadership: Realism and Romanticism (Routledge Studies in Leadership Research)It is time for the development of a new kind of business leadership. Global needs call for a revision of market capitalism and a move towards moral capitalism; a move “from value to values, from shareholders to stakeholders, and from balance sheets to balanced development” (Kofi Annan). With the challenge of this transition in mind, this book argues that it is time for a new understanding of leadership, a new romanticism which looks behind the overvalued, heroic leadership notion. The editors e…

The Little Book of Leadership: The 12.5 Strengths of Responsible, Reliable, Remarkable Leaders That Create Results, Rewards, and ResilienceA new and impactful book on leadership from the perspective of leadersWhat makes a leader relevant? It’s not their place of employment, job title, experience, or status in life?it’s their resilience. The true measure of any leader is his or her ability to react based on past experience and gut feelings, respond in real time to current circumstances, and then to recover quickly and move on with new lessons learned. The Little Book of Leadership combines classic style with the latest innovations t…

The Responsible Company: What We've Learned From Patagonia's First 40 YearsThe Responsible Company, by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Vincent Stanley, co-editor of its Footprint Chronicles, draw on the their 40 years’ experience at Patagonia – and knowledge of current efforts by other companies – to articulate the elements of responsible business for our time.Patagonia, named by Fortune in 2007 as the coolest company on the planet, has earned a reputation as much for its ground-breaking environmental and social practices as for the quality of its…

Stewardship In Your Family Enterprise: Developing Responsible Family Leadership Across GenerationsThis book offers practical guidance for families moving across generations by sharing practices, skills and activities that can help them along this path. The 50 lessons within can each be read independently, as the family seeks help in dealing with a particular aspect of succession, family conflict, selling a family business, selecting and developing next generation leadership or helping their children manage the benefits of their family wealth by becoming stewards of the family resources. We l…

Responsible LeadershipSir Mark Moody-Stuart is as qualified as anyone on the planet to discuss the realities, dilemmas and lessons to be learnt from the last 20 years of corporate engagement with sustainability, ethics and responsibility. In this unique book we hear a unique voice from the front line of corporate responsibility….

The Responsible Leader: Developing a Culture of Responsibility in an Uncertain WorldResponsibility as a leader is the ability to respond quickly to a complex and changing business environment. It means using values to make decisions that not only affect brand trust and corporate reputation, but impact upon employees and the wider community. In today’s increasingly interconnected world, it is more important than ever that managers can achieve goals and desired results while still maintaining a degree of authenticity, ethics and stewardship. The Responsible Leader identifies what…

The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative CapitalismYour money can change the world The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism offers precise details on what, exactly, impact investing entails, embodied in the experiences and best and proven practices of some of the world’s most successful impact investors, across asset classes, geographies and areas of impact. The book discusses the parameters of impact investing in unprecedented detail and clarity, providing both context and tools to those eager to eng…