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Leading for Success

The Seven Sides to Great Leaders

By Andrew Kakabadse, Nada Kakabadse, Linda Lee-Davies

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Format: Hardcover, 215 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 20 August 2008
Classic leadership theory is presented here in a fresh and fashionable framework in this new and practical book for managers. Written in entertaining style, securely underpinned with the most credible and extensive research, this book contains top level case studies and frank opinion from prominent business and political leaders throughout.

Table of Contents

Introduction Being Great Crafting the Future Surfacing Sentiments Finding Ways Through Engaging Driving for success Developing Leaders Total Leadership- Forever Refreshed Inner Globalization

About the Author

ANDREW KAKABADSE is Professor of International Management Development, Cranfield School of Management, UK. Kakabadse was the H. Smith Richardson Fellow at CCL, North Carolina, USA and is Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster; Macquarie Graduate School of Management; Thunderbird and at Swinburne University. His research covers boards, top teams and the governance of governments. He has published 26 books, 169 articles and 16 monographs. Kakabadse is also co-editor of the Journal of Management Development and Corporate Governance: International Journal of Business in Society. NADA KAKABADSE is currently Professor in Management and Business research at the University of Northampton Business School, UK and the co-editor (with Andrew Kakabadse) of the Journal of Management and Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society. Kakabadse has published widely in areas of leadership, application of IS/IT corporations, corporate governance, government, boardroom effectiveness, diversity management and ethics, including 10 books, 49 chapters in international volumes, 3 monographs and over 100 scholarly and reviewed articles. She has acted as a consultant to numerous public and private sector organisations.LINDA LEE-DAVIES is a Senior Lecturer in Business and International Management. Lee-Davies lectures at The University of Northampton, UK and heads the commercial, part-time management suite through to and including MBA. With a keen interest in leadership and its links to strategic change, as well as a passion for promoting executive personal development planning, she particularly focuses on working with business clients to keep material relevant and useful to the workplace.

Reviews

"The authors of this outstanding book have made a major contribution to the field of leadership. Their work is world class and should be read by every senior manager in the private and public sector....a must read!" Cary Cooper, Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health, Lancaster University, UK 'Everything that you wanted to know to be the greatest manager of all time is captured in this insightful and easy to read book.' Farhad Analoui, Professor, International Development& Human Resource Management, Bradford University, UK 'This book offers a profound insight into transformational leadership of global organisations combining research with practical case studies.' Murray Gillin, Deputy Director/ Head Management Entrepreneurship, Swinburne University, Australia. 'Leading for Success' presents a wholly refreshing approach and highly practical self-improvement guide for all leaders.' Marie McHugh, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Ulster Business School, Ireland. 'Too often we watch people in positional power fail to exercise good leadership because they don't understand its complexities, including the importance of the 'soft' skills of communication. Give them this book!' Juliet Roper, Founding Director, Asia Pacific Academy of Business in Society Associate Dean, Sustainability Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, New Zealand. "This book offers a refreshing contribution to the leadership literature. Present and future leaders would benefit from and inspired by the ideas, presented in clear language, and supported by a wealth of contributions from practicing leaders.' Yehuda Baruch, Editor, Group& Organization Management, Norwich, Business School, UEA, UK 'Beyond the obscure of the leadership studies - for a clear understanding of who is a leader...' Yvon Pesqueux, Chair, Development Systems Organisation, Paris, France. "The author's intimate knowledge of the personae and their organisations is what makes The Seven Sides of Great Leaders a great book. The more experienced reader will appreciate the portrayal of the highly intricate challenges great leaders face day in, day out. The Seven Sides of Great Leaders is a must read to the student of leadership and practitioner alike" Yochanan Altman, Professor of International& Comparative Management - London Metropolitan U.& Universite Paris (Pantheon-Assas).

EAN: 9780230537156
ISBN: 0230537154
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Dimensions: 23.37 x 16.26 x 2.29 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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