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Leading with values : positivity, virtue and high performance

Author: Edward D Hess; Kim S Cameron
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Values-based leadership is based upon honesty, respect, trust and dignity, and it regards every employee within a company as a valued human being. This book describes the characteristics of leaders who focus on positivity and virtues to create and sustain highly successful organizations such as Synovus Financial Corporation, HomeBanc Mortgage Company, and the United States Marine Corps. It shows how acting ethically  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward D Hess; Kim S Cameron
ISBN: 9780521686037 9780521866866 0521686032 0521866863
OCLC Number: 489001952
Description: xvi, 238 s
Contents: Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Synovus Financial Corporation: 'Just take care of your people' Robert Drazin, Edward D. Hess and Farah Mihoubi; 2. FedEx Freight: putting people first Gary W. Bouch; 3. The role of values in high risk organizations Karl E. Weick; 4. Spirituality and leadership in the Marine Corps Dan Yaroslaski and Paolo Tripodi; 5. HomeBanc Mortgage Company: 'Quest to become America's most admired company' Edward D. Hess; 6. Leadership lessons from Sarah: values-based leadership for everyday practice Monica Worline and Sarah Boik; 7. Leadership values that enable extraordinary success Kim S. Cameron; 8. Principled leadership: a framework for action MaryAnn Glynn and Heather Jamerson; 9. Forgiveness as an attribute of leadership David S. Bright; 10. Values and leadership in organizational crisis Edward H. Powley and Scott N. Taylor; 11. Making 'more Mike Stranks': teaching values in the United States Marine Corps Michael B. Parkyn; Index
Responsibility: ed. by Edward D. Hess, Kim S. Cameron

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