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Unnatural Leadership: Going Against Intuition and Experience to Develop Ten.

Author: David L Dotlich; Peter C Cairo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

With the pressures of today's uncertain economy, the continuous need to reinvent oneself and organization and the overwhelming amount of information, leaders who rely on their natural instincts are  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Dotlich; Peter C Cairo
ISBN: 9780787956189 078795618X
OCLC Number: 940605159
Description: 288 s
Contents: Foreword (Stephen H. Rhinesmith). Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part One: The Importance of Unnatural Leadership. 1 Ten Unnatural Acts. Exercise: Assessing Your Unnatural Leadership. 2 Adapting to an Increasingly Unnatural Environment. Exercise: Breaking the Rules of Natural Leadership. 3 Resistance Factors. Exercise: Assessing Your Resistance to Unnatural Leadership. Part Two: Personal Challenges for the Unnatural Leader. 4 Refuse to Be a Prisoner of Experience. Exercise: Refusing to Be a Prisoner of Experience. 5 Expose Your Vulnerabilities. Exercise: Exposing Your Vulnerabilities. 6 Acknowledge Your Shadow Side. Exercise: Acknowledging Your Shadow Side. 7 Develop a Right-Versus-Right Decision-Making Mentality. Exercise: A Tool for Developing an Unnatural Decision-Making Mentality.Part Three: Leading Teams as an Unnatural Leader. 8 Create Teams That Create Discomfort. Exercise: Creating Teams That Create Discomfort. 9 Trust Others Before They Earn It. Exercise: Trusting Others Before They Earn It. 10 Coach and Teach Rather Than Lead and Inspire. Exercise: Coaching and Teaching Rather Than Leading and Inspiring. Part Four: Leading the Organization as an Unnatural Leader. 11 Connect Instead of Create. Exercise: Connecting Instead of Creating. 12 Give Up Some Control. Exercise: Giving Up Some Control. 13 Challenge the Conventional Wisdom. Exercise: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom. 14 Giving Yourself Unnatural Options. Bibliography. Index. About the Authors.


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"there is a lot here to stimulate you to review what you think is 'natural' and consider alternative courses of action which might prove, in the long term, to be more worthwhile" (EDGE, Autuymn 2002)

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