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Title How leaders improve : a playbook for leaders who want to get better now / John Gates, PhD, Jeff Graddy, PhD, and Sacha Lindekens, PhD.
Author Gates, John, 1962- author.
Publication Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Description viii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 658.4092 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Why (and how) we wrote this book -- Insight #1: Ripeness (from the inside out) -- Insight #2: Ripeness (from the outside in) -- Insight #3: Central issue -- Insight #4: Penetrating message -- Insight #5: Guiding metaphor -- Insight #6: Critical conversations -- Insight #7: Training experience -- Insight #8: Social support -- Insight #9: Keep it real (with yourself and others) -- Insight #10: Focus on strengths -- and weaknesses -- Where we've been and where we're going -- Notes -- Index.
Summary Written by a team of highly experienced and successful executive leadership consultants, this book offers 10 data-driven insights regarding leadership effectiveness, accompanied by practical and easy-to-implement recommendations that directly serve the development of leadership ability. * Provides insights based on a sample of leaders who improved significantly over time, supplying findings that are based on actual research, not just opinion or anecdotal "evidence" * Offers practical and applicable recommendations for how individual leaders, organizations, and coaches/managers can apply the 10 insights shared in the book * Provides a novel framework for determining and assessing who is "ripe" for a leadership development opportunity (the RIPEN model), an effective way for individuals or organizations to determine in which leadership candidates to invest precious development resources * Supplies strategies for enhancing one's ripeness for a leadership development opportunity.
Subject Leadership.
Communication in management.
Communication in management. (OCoLC)fst00870174
Leadership. (OCoLC)fst00994701
Addl. Author Graddy, Jeff, author.
Lindekens, Sacha, author.
ISBN 9781440860577 (hardcover)
1440860572 (hardcover)

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