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Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity

Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity

Elliott Jaques, Stephen D. Clement, Ronnie Lessem (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-631-19313-5

Jun 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

352 pages

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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.
Foreword: Requisite Leadership - Managing Complexity by Ronnie Lessem.


Special Acknowledgement.


Part I: Concepts and Principles: .

1. The Demystification of Leadership.

2. Human Nature at Work.

3. Role Complexity and Task Complexity.

4. Basic Concepts of Organizational Structure.

Part II: Requisite Practices:.

5. Task Assigning Role Relationships (TARRs).

6. Managerial Leadership.

7. Supervisory Leadership.

8. Project Teams and Expert Leadership.

9. Manager-Once-Removed (MOR) Leadership Accountability.

10. Organizational Leadership.

11. Managerial Leadership Development Program.

Outline and Summary.



"This book is an enthralling read from start to finish and a marvellous addition to the Developmental Management series." Executive Development.