How to Grow Leaders: The Seven Key Principles of Effective Leadership Development

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2006 - 184 Seiten
A prescription for leadership development that answers vital questions about leadership training
John Adair transformed the world's understanding of how leadership works. Now this world-renowned authority unleashes his secret of business success: Excellence of leadership on strategic, operational and team levels. Beginning with an exploration of leadership and moving on to his seven steps to growing leaders, Adair provides unique insight into the heart of leadership, helping readers discover skills in themselves and in those around them. Thought-provoking and highly readable, How to Grow Leaders is a vital addition to the debate on leadership.
CONTENTS include: The manager as leader; How people become leaders; Training team leaders; How to manage leadership training; and Learning to be a top strategic leader.

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Introduction
1
Exploring Leadership A Personal Odyssey
5
The Qualities Approach
7
The Group or Functional Approach
15
Leaders or managers?
25
The Situational Approach
33
Levels of leadership
43
How to Grow Leaders The Seven Principles
53
Selection
79
Line managers as leadership mentors
97
The Chance to lead
107
Education for leadership
117
A Strategy for leadership development
139
The chief executive
149
Conclusion
163
Index
167

Training for leadership
55

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John Adair is internationally acknowledged as an authority on leadership. The world's first professor of Leadership Studies, he is the author of many books and articles on leadership and management development. An effective speaker with a valuable message, he continues to write and teach throughout the world, inspiring new audiences with his timeless vision of leadership.

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