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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Technology

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Technology

James M. Kouzes

ISBN: 978-1-118-80850-4

Mar 2014, Pfeiffer

24 pages

$8.99

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What do you call something that has endured through nearly 30 years of practice and the scrutiny of research?

“The Truth!”

—Ken Blanchard, best-selling author of The One-Minute Manager

From academia to government, healthcare to technology, faith-based to community advocacy organizations, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® have stood the test of time as the world’s most trusted source for becoming a better leader. Through decades of research, hundreds of personal interviews, analysis of thousands of case studies and millions of survey responses, authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner have discovered what over two million worldwide readers of their modern classic, The Leadership Challenge, know as well: The Five Practices provide a proven, evidence-based model for bringing out the leadership potential in anyone, at any level, in any organization, who accepts the leadership challenge.

I MODEL THE WAY

1. Clarify values by finding your voice and affirming shared values

2. Set the example by aligning actions with shared values

II INSPIRE A SHARED VISION

3. Envision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities

4. Enlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations

III CHALLENGE THE PROCESS

5. Search for opportunities by seizing the initiative and by looking outward for innovative ways to improve

6. Experiment and take risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from experience

IV ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT

7. Foster collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationships

8. Strengthen others by increasing self-determination and developing competence

V ENCOURAGE THE HEART

9. Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence

10. Celebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community