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Leaders in transition : the tensions at work as new leaders take charge

Author: Gilles Amado; Richard Elsner
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings a new perspective on why some leaders succeed more than others when taking charge of an organisation. Based on in-depth case studies, when four new leaders and their teams in large and complex international organisations were tracked for over a year, this book uncovers that success in managing transition is directly related to leaders' ability to balance seven tensions, appropriately to the context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Amado, Gilles, 1945-
Leaders in transition.
London : Karnac, 2007
(OCoLC)84151497
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilles Amado; Richard Elsner
ISBN: 9781849405515 1849405514 9781780494494 1780494491 1283069180 9781283069182
OCLC Number: 727951808
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages) : illustrations
Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Diane, Pierre, Max and John: leaders confronting their own challenges; CHAPTER 2 Tensions and dynamics; CHAPTER 3 The context; CHAPTER 4 Tensions and transitions: what the leaders think; CHAPTER 5 The psychology of transition; Conclusion; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Responsibility: Gilles Amado and Richard Elsner.

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