Leadership: All You Need to Know

Leadership: All You Need to Know

By: David Pendleton (author), Adrian F. Furnham (author)Hardback

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Leadership successes and failures are in the media every day. We are in a global political and financial crisis which is changing how we think about our lives and our futures. The authors present a leadership model for the future which creates the right conditions for people to thrive, individually and collectively, and achieve significant goals.

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DAVID PENDLETON Chairman of the Edgecumbe consulting group, specialising in assessing and coaching senior executives and developing their abilities to lead change and create high performance cultures. As a consultant he has worked with a wide range of clients from the airline, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and professional and financial services sectors in Europe, Asia and America. At Oxford University's Said Business School (UK), David has made a major contribution to the Oxford Advanced Management Programme and the new Oxford High Performance Leadership Programme in addition to leadership development programmes commissioned by O2, Meggitt, Zurich Financial Services; Standard Chartered Bank, BAE Systems, Beachcroft; British Energy and Deloitte. The holder of an Oxford doctorate in Psychology, David is a Chartered Psychologist and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. ADRIAN FURNHAM Professor of Psychology at University College London, UK and Adjunct Professor of Management in the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, and has received many professional awards. He is the author of over 800 journal articles and more than 65 books, including successful, popular management books. He acts as a consultant to a number of British and multinational corporations and is an eagerly sought after conference and motivational speaker. He writes regular columns in The Sunday Times and is a frequent contributor to BBC radio and television.


Acknowledgement Foreword by Sir Rod Eddington Introduction The History of Thinking about Leadership Leadership's Impact on the Performance of Organisations The Primary Colours of Leadership The Improbability of Being a Complete Leader Building a Leadership Team Do You Have to be Smart to be a Leader? The Impact of Personality on Leadership A Programme of Action Summary and Conclusion: Complete Leadership Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230319455
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 206
  • ID: 9780230319455
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 0230319459

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