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Leading with kindness

Author: William F Baker; Michael O'Malley
Publisher: New York : AMACOM ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By now, many leaders have realized that when it comes to business, nice guys often finish first. Old-fashioned images of corporate callousness and greed have been replaced by a gentler, more human conception of great leadership. But how does one define "kindness" in the context of business? And what is the best way to "use" this deceptively complex notion as a guiding principle to lead an orga<U+00AD>nization  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Baker; Michael O'Malley
ISBN: 9780814401569 0814401562
OCLC Number: 183265157
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: CONTENTS FOREWORD, ix PREFACE, xi INTRODUCTION, 1 CHAPTER 1 WHAT KIND LEADERS DO, 11 CHAPTER 2 WHO KIND LEADERS ARE, 37 CHAPTER 3 EXPECTATIONS MATTER, 77 CHAPTER 4 THE TRUTH MATTERS, 119 CHAPTER 5 GROWTH MATTERS, 155 CHAPTER 6 PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS, 193 APPENDIX, 217 INDEX, 229 ABOUT THE AUTHORS, 237
Responsibility: William Baker, Michael O'Malley.

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By now, many leaders have realised that when it comes to business, nice guys often finish first. This book identifies the attributes successful 'kind' leaders share, showing readers how they can use  Read more...

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