John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management (WH Smiths 100 Greatest)

John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management (WH Smiths 100 Greatest)

By: John Adair (author)Paperback

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Successful management and leadership has never been a greater challenge. Time is stretched, your people are highly motivated but can be highly demanding and business is competitive. Whether you are a first--time manager or experienced leader, straightforward, practical advice on best practice can be hard to find. John Adaira s 100 Greatest Ideas for Leadership and Management will help you find the answers and inspiration you need. The book provides accessible advice from one of the worlda s best--known and most sought after authorities on leadership and management -- advice you can put into practice immediately.

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John Adair is internationally recognized as a leadership and mangement guru and has twice been named as one of 40 people who have contributed most to the development of management thought and practice. He is the author of more then 30 books and numerous articles on history, leadership and management development and over two million people world--wide have participated in the Action--Centered Leadership training approach he pioneered. He became the worlda s first Professor of Leadership Studies, at the University of Surrey, and is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Exeter. John Adair has worked with directors and senior managers as a consultant to a wide range of international organizations, including Shell, Exxon Chemicals, Mercedes--Benz and Unilever. He is currently an international management consultant advising a range of organizations spanning business, government, and the voluntary, education and health sectors.


Preface. Part One: Getting your act Together. Nine Greatest Ideas for Managing your Time. Five Greatest Ideas for Organising your Office Work. Part Two: Understanding Leadership. Five Greatest Ideas for Understanding the Functions of Leadership. Part Three: Performing as a Leader. Three Greatest Ideas for Setting and Achieving your Objectives. Twelve Greatest Ideas for Decision--Making. Nine Greatest Ideas for Leadership Skills. Five Greatest Ideas for Teambuilding. Part Four: Thinking as a Leader Thirteen Greatest Ideas for Creativity and Innovation. Three Greatest Ideas for Leadership Qualities. Part Five: Power Through the People. Sixteen Greatest Ideas for Getting the Best from your Team. Part Six: Getting the Message Across. Twenty Greatest Ideas for Effective Communication. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/07/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781841121406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781841121406
  • weight: 312
  • ISBN10: 1841121401

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