DescriptionBuilding Character is written for leaders who understand their responsibility to develop authentic leaders within their organizations. Without presenting an overarching moral code or a prescriptive code of behavior, this book offers leaders and managers a practical model complete with the tools, information, and processes to develop character in leaders at all levels. The author explains the role character plays in leadership success and effectiveness and outlines how character can be developed through the Five E's—Example, Education, Experience, Evaluation, and Environment.
About the Author.
1. Character and Leadership.
2. Five Influential Attributes.
8. Next Steps.
Appendix A: Personal Values.
Appendix B: Assessing Leadership Character.
Appendix C: A Checklist of Good Leader Behaviors.
Appendix D: Leadership Character Scenarios.
Appendix E: Integrated Plan for Developing Leadership Character.
References and Suggested Readings.
About the Center for Creative Leadership.
- Gene Klann is Senior Program Associate at CCL in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he trains the Center’s flagship offering, the Leadership Development Program Gene has also been an adjunct instructor at the Michigan Leadership Development Institute at Saginaw Valley State University, where he designed and delivered a leadership training series targeted to key business and community leaders.
- Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is the world's largest institution devoted exclusively to research and education. For more than three decades, CCL has studied and trained hundreds of thousands of executives and worked with them to create practical models, tools and publications for the development of effective leaders and leadership.