True leadership is the most valuable commodity in the world- yet few really know how to attain it. This new edition of a much talked about executive and management self-development book offers a fresh approach to assessing and cultivating vital leadership skills in any organization. It is newly updated with creative self-assessment tools and an emphasis on leadership coaching and mentoring. It goes beyond the traditional to define the relationship between leadership performance and corporate performance optimization.
Transforming Leadership introduces a new style of leadership-one that blends effective business practices with compassion and awareness-to help today's leaders develop and build what Anderson calls a "leadership organization" that will flourish in our ever-changing global marketplace. It shows you how to become a dynamic leader as well as prepares you to develop your colleagues' and employees leadership skills while you work with them. This is the kind of innovative, inside-out leadership that is sure to help any company meet the challenges that lie ahead.
Table of Contents
The Assessment of Five Primary Leadership Skill Sets
The Transforming Leadership Model
The Skills of Personal Mastery
The Skills of Interpersonal Communication
The Skills of Counseling and Problem Management
The Skills of Team and Organizational Development
The Skills of Versatility in Style, Role, and Skill
Building Your Personal Leadership Development Plan
Leadership Theories Overview
Building the Leadership Organization
The Comprehensive Personnel System
Stages in the Development of a Personal Faith Position
Deep Structure Strategic Planning
" Transforming Leadership is a must read for anyone who wants to make a difference in the future."
-Ken Blanchard, Coauthor, The One Minute Manager
" You don't just buy this book, read it and put it on the shelf. Transforming Leadership is a book to use and re-use and re-use."
-Jim Kouzes, Coauthor, The Leadership Challenge
"This book provides the individual manager, consultant, counselor, human resource executive, leadership team and enterprise a clear insight into the distinct elements that cultivate leadership ... For anyone eager and serious about developing leadership, Transforming Leadership is an absolute must."
-William C. Bean, Windsor Consulting, Former Chief Financial Executive, IBM Training