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Drucker on leadership : new lessons from the father of modern management

Author: William A Cohen
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Now, for the first time, William A. Cohen, a former student of Drucker's and a leadership expert and author in his own right, brings together Drucker's reflections on leadership, culled from his 40 books and hundreds of articles. Explaining why there is so little know about Drucker's ideas on leadership, this book is a must-read for students and fans alike looking to lead better in today's world"--Resource  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cohen, William A., 1937-.
Drucker on leadership.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2010
(DLC) 2009029118
(OCoLC)326670330
Named Person: Peter F Drucker
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William A Cohen
ISBN: 0470405007 9780470405000 9780470542224 0470542225
OCLC Number: 608493132
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 292 p.)
Contents: Foreword / by Frances Hesselbein --
Introduction: Peter Drucker and leadership --
The leader's role in shaping the organization's future --
The fundamental decision: determining the business of the organization --
The process: creating a strategic plan --
Look, listen, and analyze: the information the leader needs --
Methodology: developing Drucker-based strategies --
Taking action: what it takes to implement your plan --
Ethics and personal integrity --
Drucker's views on business ethics --
Effective leadership and personal integrity --
The seven deadly sins of leadership --
Effective leadership and corporate social responsibility --
The responsibility of a corporation: first, do no harm --
The military: Drucker's model organization --
Leadership lessons from Xenophon --
Training and developing leaders --
Promotion and staffing --
The heart of leadership --
Leadership for upper management --
Motivation and leadership --
Leadership style as a motivator --
Motivating to peak performance --
Charisma as a motivator --
The volunteer paradigm --
The marketing model of leadership --
Applying marketing to leadership --
Applying segmentation to leadership --
Applying positioning to the organization and the leader --
The role of influence and persuasion on strategy and tactics --
Epilogue: Drucker's legacy --
Notes --
About the author --
Index.
Responsibility: William A. Cohen ; foreword by Frances Hesselbein.

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"Now, for the first time, William A. Cohen, a former student of Drucker's and a leadership expert and author in his own right, brings together Drucker's reflections on leadership, culled from his 40 books and hundreds of articles. Explaining why there is so little know about Drucker's ideas on leadership, this book is a must-read for students and fans alike looking to lead better in today's world"--Resource description p.

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