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Leading at The Edge

Author: Dennis N T Perkins
Publisher: New York, NY, USA : Amacom, 2012.
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The century-old harrowing adventure of a group of Antarctic explorers is an epic tale--and an even better lesson in leadership. Discover ten timeless tips for achieving success in the face of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis N T Perkins
ISBN: 9780814431948 0814431941
OCLC Number: 1003636694
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (287 pages)
Contents: CONTENTS Acknowledgments for the Second Edition Acknowledgments for the First Edition Preface The Shackleton Saga Part One: Ten Strategies for Leading at The Edge Chapter 1: Vision and Quick Victories Strategy 1: Never lose sight of the ultimate goal, and focus energy on short-term objectives. Chapter 2: Symbolism and Personal Example Strategy 2: Set a personal example with visible, memorable symbols and behaviors. Chapter 3: Optimism and Reality Strategy 3: Instill optimism and self-confidence, but stay grounded in reality. Chapter 4: Stamina Strategy 4:Take care of yourself: Maintain your stamina and let go of guilt. Chapter 5: TheTeam Message Strategy 5: Reinforce the team message constantly: "We are one-we live or die together." Chapter 6: Core Team Values Strategy 6:Minimize status differences and insist on courtesy and mutual respect. Chapter 7: Conflict Strategy 7:Master conflict-deal with anger in small doses, engage dissidents, and avoid needless power struggles. Chapter 8: Lighten Up! Strategy 8: Find something to celebrate and something to laugh about. Chapter 9 Risk Strategy 9: Be willing to take the Big Risk. Chapter 10: Tenacious Creativity Strategy 10: Never give up-there's always another move. Part Two: Continuing Your Expedition Chapter 11: Learning to Lead at The Edge Chapter 12: Epilogue: What Makes an Exceptional Leader? Part Three: Tools for Leading at The Edge ExpeditionToolkit Critical Leadership Skills Survey Your Leadership Expedition: A Personal Development Plan Your Leadership Expedition Map Identifying Hidden Conflicts: Conducting a Moose Round-Up Resolving Conflicts: Lessons from the Martial Arts Further Readings from The Edge Notes Index Acknowledgments for Previously Published Materials Opening pages of Into the Storm
Responsibility: Perkins, Dennis N.T.


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