This innovative guide provides a comprehensiveintroduction to the practices and theories of values-based leadership.It shows readers how they can make a difference as leaders bygetting below the surface of simply influencing others' behavior andleading more profoundly -- i.e., influencing people's thinking andfeelings, as well as their behavior. Covers: TheChanging Context of Leadership; General Model of Leadership; Levels ofLeadership; The Moral Foundation of Leadership; Six Steps to EffectiveLeadership; Leadership and Intelligence; Resonance, Leadership and thePurpose of Life; Strategic Thinking; Leading Others; Leading Teams;Leading Organizational Design; and Leading Change. Aguide and reference for practicing managers who on their own or inconnection with on-going studies in executive MBA or executive shortcourses want to learn more about how to become a more effectiveleader.
Presents a new leadership model that offers a deeper, more lasting impact by working with people at the level of their fundamental values, assumptions, beliefs, and expectations. Drawing on a wide variety of research, the author focusses on the integrative nature of leadership and its relation to strategy, managing change, ethics, and organizational design. He applies the model to other cultures and provides numerous international examples and anecdotes. Includes a section of exercises to deepen the reader's self-insight. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.