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Leadership BS : fixing workplaces and careers one truth at a time

Author: Jeffrey Pfeffer
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Too many leadership failures. Too many career derailments. Too many toxic workplaces filled with disengaged, distrustful employees. Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the author of PowerLeadership BSLeadership BS offers both a provocative, scientific examination of how leadership actually works--and how it doesn't--and a prescription for leaders future and present.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Pfeffer
ISBN: 9780062383143 0062383140
OCLC Number: 919583502
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: things are bad --
here's why --
Why inspiration and fables cause problems and fix nothing --
Modesty: why leaders aren't --
Authenticity: misunderstood and overrated --
Should leaders tell the truth --
and do they? --
Trust: where did it go, and why? --
Why leaders "eat" first --
Take care of yourself --
Fixing leadership failure: you can handle the truth.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Pfeffer.

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Too many leadership failures. Too many career derailments. Too many toxic workplaces filled with disengaged, distrustful employees. Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the author of PowerLeadership BSLeadership BS offers both a provocative, scientific examination of how leadership actually works--and how it doesn't--and a prescription for leaders future and present.

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