skip to content
Facilitating to lead! : leadership strategies for a networked world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Facilitating to lead! : leadership strategies for a networked world

Author: Ingrid Bens
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Of all the skill sets that support the shift from a traditional management role to a more collaborative approach, none is more relevant that the role of the facilitator. The beliefs, behaviors, and  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this


Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Bens
ISBN: 0787977314 9780787977313
OCLC Number: 933985494
Description: xvi, 159 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. The Author. 1. The Leadership Context. The Transforming Workplace. Matrix Work Is Different. Examples of Matrix Networks. Changing Workforce Expectations. Technology Matters. Implications for Leaders. The Overlooked Tool Set. What Is Facilitative Leadership? Traditional Directive Leaders. Today's More Engaging Leaders. The Traits of Facilitative Leaders. The Need for Versatility. Organizational Benefits of Deploying Facilitative Leaders. Personal Benefits of Shifting Styles for Leaders. Making the Match. 2. Preparing the Workplace for Facilitative Leadership. The Four-Level Empowerment Model. Using the Model. How Much Empowerment Is Enough? Correcting Perceptions of Weakness. The Durability of the Directive Mode. Overcoming Barriers to Process. Buy-In Strategies. The Importance of Organizational Support. Implementation Strategies. Determining Organizational Readiness Criteria. 3. The Work of the Facilitative Leader. Features of the Role. Facilitating to Lead. The Seven Guiding Principles for Facilitative Leadership. A New Position Description. The Supportive Behaviors. The Importance of Assertiveness. Gaining Authority. 4. Transitioning into the Role. Questions and Answers About the Role of Facilitative Leader. The Challenge for Employees. Employees as Partners. Peer Feedback. 5. Meeting Mastery. Four Types of Conversations. Beyond Regular Staff Meetings. Facilitating Teleconferences. Preventing Meeting Problems. Monitoring Meeting Quality. 6. The Ten Essential Processes. Matching Processes to Stages. The Processes . Scheduling the Essential Processes. 7. Measuring Performance. Performance Dimensions of the Facilitative Organization. Measuring Individual Performance. Epilogue: Life in a Facilitative Organization. Appendix A. Organizational Readiness Assessment. Appendix B. Facilitation Skills Self-Assessment. Further Reading. Index.
Responsibility: Ingrid Bens.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

?Facilitating to Lead! arms leaders with the process tools they need to meet the demands of the new millennium.?--Pat Akerberg, executive coach, OnPurpose Consulting ?Ingrid Bens has managed to Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Facilitating to lead! : leadership strategies for a networked world
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "933985494" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # San Francisco
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Aziende--Lavoro di gruppo--Direzione
   schema:about <> ; # Direzione
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
   schema:creator <> ; # Ingrid Bens
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Facilitating to lead! : leadership strategies for a networked world" ;
   schema:numberOfPages "159" ;
   schema:productID "933985494" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Jossey-Bass
   schema:workExample <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # Ingrid Bens
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Bens" ;
   schema:givenName "Ingrid" ;
   schema:name "Ingrid Bens" ;

<> # Aziende--Lavoro di gruppo--Direzione
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aziende--Lavoro di gruppo--Direzione" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0787977314" ;
   schema:isbn "9780787977313" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.