Leading With Kindness
How Good People Consistently Get Superior ResultsBook - 2008
Leadershipnow.com / The Best Leadership Books of 2008 By now, many leaders have realized that when it comes to business, nice guys often finish first. Old-fashioned images of corporate callousness and greed have been replaced by a gentler, more human conception of great leadership. But how does one define kindness' in the context of business? And what is the best way to "use' this deceptively complex notion as a guiding principle to lead an organization successfully into the future? Far from presenting a naive idea of kindness, this eye-opening book identifies the surprising attributes successful "kind' leaders share. Readers will learn how they can use kindness to: - motivate employees, committee members, and others - recognize unique talents while nurturing all employees - establish a supportive environment - spur continuous organizational growth - adapt to change - stimulate calculated "stretch' and risk-taking - prepare the next generation of leaders This realistic book shows leaders how they can use sincerity, honesty, and respect for the good of their organizations. "
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2008.
Branch Call Number: 658.4092 B168
Characteristics: xvii, 237 p. ; 24 cm.