Book The truth about leadership : the no-fads, heart-of-the-matter facts you need to know / James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner.
Associated Name: Posner, Barry Z.
Publication year: c2010.
Call Number HD57.7 .K684 2010
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780470633540 0470633549
Extent: xxv, 197 p. ; 22 cm.
In an engaging, personal, and bold new book, ten time-tested truths are revealed that show what every leader must know, the questions they must be prepared to answer, and the real-world issues they will likely face. Explores the fundamental, enduring truths of leadership that hold constant regardless of context or circumstance: credibility, values, trust, leading by example, heart, and more. Shows emerging leaders what they need to know to be effective, perform their real and necessary work while bringing about the essential changes that will renew their organizations and communities.
Introduction : what everyone wants to know about leadership -- You make a difference -- Credibility is the foundation of leadership -- Values drive commitment -- Focusing on the future sets leaders apart -- You can't do it alone -- Trust rules -- Challenge is the crucible for greatness -- You either lead by example or you don't lead at all -- The best leaders are the best learners -- Leadership is an affair of the heart -- Epilogue : leaders say yes.