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The ambiguity advantage : what great leaders are great at

Author: David J Wilkinson
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new work shows that a key factor for great leadership is the ability to recognize, explore and profit from ambiguous situations. Drawing upon his own research and including compelling  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Wilkinson
ISBN: 1403987653 9781403987655
OCLC Number: 64314096
Description: xii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Conclusion --
2. The nature of ambiguity --
3. Types of ambiguity --
4. Mode one : technical leadership --
5. Mode two : cooperative leadership --
6. Mode three : adaptive/collaborative leadership --
7. Mode four : generative leadership --
8. Lessons to learn from great leaders : things that help them to find the advantage in ambiguity --
9. Getting creative with ambiguity --
10. Developing ambiguity acuity --
11. Foreword.
Responsibility: David J. Wilkinson.
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'For a leader in the old world, certainty offered an advantage. In thenew world, uncertainty will give the leader an edge. Wilkinson blurs thelines between what we know we don't know and what we Read more...

 
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