The most trusted resource on becoming a leader is now updated and revised for a new generation.
This leadership classic continues to be a bestseller after three editions and twenty years in print. It is the gold standard for research-based leadership, and the premier resource on becoming a leader. This new edition, with streamlined text, more international and business examples, and a graphic redesign, is more readable and accessible than ever before.
The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition, has been extensively updated with the latest research and case studies, and offers inspiring new stories of real people achieving extraordinary results. The authors' central theme remains the same and is more relevant today than ever: "Leadership is Everyone?s Business." Their "five practices" and "ten commitments" have been proven by hundreds of thousands of dedicated, successful leaders. This edition, with almost one-third new material, emphasizes the global community and refocuses on business leaders.Guest Reviewer: Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized by almost every major business publication as one of America's leading executive educators and coaches. He is the author or co-editor of 22 books, including What Got You Here Won't Get You There--a New York Times bestseller and Wall Street Journal #1 business book.
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This leadership classic continues to be a bestseller after three editions and 20 years in print. It is the gold standard for research-based leadership, and the premier resource on becoming a leader. This new edition, with streamlined text, more international and business examples, and a graphic redesign, is more readable and accessible to business readers than ever before, and will prove to be the best edition yet.
Table of Contents
Part 1. What Leaders Do And What Constituents Expect
Chapter 1 The Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership
Chapter 2 Credibility Is The Foundation Of Leadership
Part 2. Model The Way
Chapter 3 Clarify Values
Chapter 4 Set The Example
Part 3. Inspire A Shared Vision
Chapter 5 Envision The Future
Chapter 6 Enlist Others
Part 4. Challenge The Process
Chapter 7 Search For Opportunities
Chapter 8 Experiment And Take Risks
Part 5. Enable Others To Act
Chapter 9 Foster Collaboration
Chapter 10 Strengthen Others
Part 6. Encourage The Heart
Chapter 11 Recognize Contributions
Chapter 12 Celebrate The Values And Victories
Part 7. Leadership For Everyone
Chapter 13 Leadership Is Everyone’S Business