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Reinventing leadership : strategies to empower the organization

Author: Warren G Bennis; Robert Townsend
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Reinventing Leadership, Bennis and Townsend compare and contrast their leadership beliefs. Bennis predicts an end to the military-style management of the past. He expects leaders to acknowledge and reward the accomplishments of others. Townsend wants to see empowered workers have fun while they overcome obstacles. His experience as CEO of Avis Rent-a-Car led him to look for unusual solutions when faced with the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren G Bennis; Robert Townsend
ISBN: 0688126707 9780688126704 0688151264 9780688151263
OCLC Number: 32167938
Description: x, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Reinventing the leader --
Developing the traits of a leader --
The personal side of leadership --
The guiding vision --
Creating a trusting organization --
Empowerment --
Leading the transformation --
Overcoming crisis --
Thriving where the treasure lies --
Strategies for the new work paradigm --
Forging leaders --
Choosing a leader.
Responsibility: Warren Bennis and Robert Townsend.

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In Reinventing Leadership, Bennis and Townsend compare and contrast their leadership beliefs. Bennis predicts an end to the military-style management of the past. He expects leaders to acknowledge and reward the accomplishments of others. Townsend wants to see empowered workers have fun while they overcome obstacles. His experience as CEO of Avis Rent-a-Car led him to look for unusual solutions when faced with the daunting task of reengineering a major corporation.

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