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The ambiguity advantage : what great leaders are great at

Author: David J Wilkinson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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The ability to deal with ambiguity is a defining attribute for all leaders; it is what separates the great leaders from the average. This innovative new work shows that a key factor for great leadership is the ability to recognize, explore and profit from ambiguous and near chaotic situations, whilst less able peers take all the steps necessary to simply reduce any ambiguity. Drawing upon the author's own research,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wilkinson, David J.
Ambiguity advantage.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006049412
(OCoLC)64314096
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Wilkinson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230597891 0230597890
OCLC Number: 681913061
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Nature of Ambiguity --
Types of Ambiguity --
Responses to Ambiguity --
The Nature of Leadership --
What Good Leaders Do with Ambiguity --
Getting Creative with Ambiguity --
Developing Ambiguity --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: David J. Wilkinson.
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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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