In today's changing business world, leaders face more challenges than ever before, ranging from increased competition, to new ways of reaching customers, and even to motivating people.
Leadership by the Book is an exceptional book, brimming with insights, ideas, tools, and tactics for becoming a successful leader. Written in the parable format of Ken Blanchard's bestselling The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, it tells the story of a professor and a minister who teach management skills and ethics to a young professional. Citing Jesus as a source for practical lessons in effective leadership, the authors explore the concept of "servant leadership" and offer simple strategies for bringing vision and values to any organization.
Individuals will learn how to:
- Achieve goals without sacrificing character or faith
- Inspire others to give their best
- Build teamwork and celebrate successes
- Find personal passion and meaning in work
A must-read for managers and employees, Leadership by the Book can also be applied in day-to-day life by parents, coaches, entrepreneurs, and community leaders everywhere.
"A must-read for the leader of the 21st century, especially one who wants to know the 'heart' of a leader."
~ C. W. Pollard, chairman, ServiceMaster
Category: Managing organizations
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication date: 1999
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.53(d)
Also available in audio edition