Smart Leadership provides a completely up to date overview of the current thinking on leadership. It outlines the latest theories and principles you need to apply to be a successful leader and includes tips and wisdom from the greatest business thinkers and writers. Smart books are essential primers to the key issues facing business people. They are practical and action-oriented, providing instant knowledge for ambitious and hungry professionals who want to make a lasting impression throughout their career. Smart books are designed to give killer approaches to key business subjects, and deliver sound principles in a style that is both informative and has attitude. They are the prefect resource for time-starved, information-hungry business people everywhere!
Jonathan Yudelowitz is a consultant who works with senior business executives around the world, helping them deal with their leadership issues. His training and experience is in psychology, human resources management and business. As a consullant, facilitator, university lecturer and researcher, he has applied these skills worldwide, working in the related fields of executive coaching, team development and organisational change. Richard Koch is an investor, author, consultant and entrepreneur. He has created and transformed businesses worldwide and is the author of numerous best-selling books including Smart Things to Know about Strategy, Break Up!, The Third Revolution and The 80/20 Principle. Robin Field started his career with Jardine Matheson & Co in the Far East where he ran the largest independent shipping agency in Taiwan. Having gained a MBA with distinction at INSEAD he worked with Richard Koch first at LEK and then Strategy Ventures before becoming Chief Executive and subsequently Chairman of Filofax Group plc. He is now an active non-executive director of a number of public and private companies.
What is Smart? Acknowledgments. 1 Leadership Demystified. 2 Leadership Wars. 3 The Triangle of Tensions. 4 Learner Leadership. 5 Three Fairy Stories. 6 The Practical Leader. 7 Finale - The Paradoxes of Leadership. Index.