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Leader to Leader 2: Enduring Insights on Leadership from the Leader to Leader Institute's Award Winning Journal

Leader to Leader 2: Enduring Insights on Leadership from the Leader to Leader Institute's Award Winning Journal

Frances Hesselbein, Alan Shrader

ISBN: 978-1-118-40730-1

May 2012, Jossey-Bass

384 pages

$19.99

Description

Leader to Leader 2 brings together the best and most popular articles from the award-winning journal Leader to Leader by some of the best-selling authors and thought leaders of our day. With thirty-five new chapters not included in the previous volume, this book is designed as a resource for leaders at all levels. Each of the book’s five parts opens with guidance and ideas on how to enact the concepts discussed, practical action steps, thought-provoking questions, and handy tools.

The Parts include: Understanding Leadership, Improving Your Personal Effectiveness, Developing People and Teams, Leading High-Performance Organizations, Leading Strategically in a World That Demands Innovation

Authors Include: David Allen, Ram Charan, Clayton Christensen, Stephen Covey, Marshall Goldsmith, Bill George, Andy Grove, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Beverly Kaye, Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner, Patrick Lencioni, Peter Senge, Margaret Wheatley...and more!

The Editors.

Introduction.

PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING LEADERSHIP.

1 Leadership Is an Enabling Art (Stephen R. Covey).

2 Building the Bridge as You Walk on It (Robert E. Quinn).

3 The Price and Prize of Leadership (Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones).

4 The Source of Leadership (Peter M. Senge).

PART TWO: IMPROVING YOUR PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS.

5 The Transformation from “I” to “We” (Bill George and Andrew McLean).

6 Leadership T’ai Chi: A Beginner’s Guide (Robert A. Goldberg).

7 Challenge Is the Opportunity for Greatness (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).

8 Maintaining Your Focus (Sam T. Manoogian).

9 Stand Up for Your Values (Bowen H. “Buzz” McCoy).

10 Adjusting Your Leadership Volume (Bob Kaplan and Rob Kaiser).

11 Mastering Peter Drucker’s The Effective Executive(Joseph A. Maciariello).

12 The Influential Leader (Jack Stahl).

13 Ten Questions to Stellar Communication (Dianna Booher).

14 The Leader’s Role in Managing Conflict (Howard M. Guttman).

15 Using Dialogue to Deal with Confl icts (George Kohlrieser).

PART THREE: DEVELOPING PEOPLE AND TEAMS.

16 The Leader’s Role in Growing New Leaders (Beverly Kaye).

17 Helping People Achieve Their Goals (Marshall Goldsmith and Kelly Goldsmith).

18 Energizing Others (Dean Spitzer).

19 The Trouble with Teamwork (Patrick M. Lencioni).

20 Leading Resonant Teams (Daniel Goleman).

21 Communication Strategies for Leading Teams (Ichak Adizes).

22 Making Diversity Pay Off (R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr.).

PART FOUR: LEADING HIGH-PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATIONS.

23 Doing Performance Planning Right (Douglas K. Smith).

24 Aligning Boards and Management on Strategy (Ram Charan).

25 Making It Up and Making It Happen (David Allen).

26 Leading Transition: A New Model for Change (William Bridges and Susan Mitchell).

27 The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders (Rosabeth Moss Kanter).

28 The Key to Cultural Transformation (Frances Hesselbein).

29 Culture as Competitive Advantage (Paul Meehan, Orit Gadiesh, and Shintaro Hori)

30 The Culture Starts with You (Ray Davis).

PART FIVE: LEADING STRATEGICALLY IN A WORLD THAT DEMANDS INNOVATION.

31 The Challenge of Strategic Innovation (Constantinos Markides).

32 Responding to Strategic Infl ection Points (Andrew S. Grove).

33 Assessing Your Organization’s Innovation Capabilities (Clayton M. Christensen).

34 Innovation Means Relying on Everyone’s Creativity(Margaret J. Wheatley).

PART SIX: CONCLUSION.

35 When the Roll Is Called Ten Years from Now(Frances Hesselbein).

Index.