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Main Title The inspiring leader : unlocking the secrets of how extraordinary leaders motivate /
Author Zenger, John H.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Folkman, Joe.
Edinger, Scott K.
Publisher McGraw Hill,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 276930403
ISBN 0071621245; 9780071621243
Subjects Leadership. ; Executives--Management. ; Employee motivation.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELCM  HD57.7.Z464 2009 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 11/23/2009
EOAM  HD57.7.Z464 2009 HR Collection Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 06/06/2012
Collation xi, 246 pages, 5 unnumbered postliminary pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index.
Contents Notes
Inspiration : the most important leadership ingredient -- The business outcomes of inspiration -- How inspired colleagues behave -- A foundation for understanding inspiration -- Attributes of the inspirational leader -- Using emotion : the DNA of inspiration -- Setting stretch goals -- Creating vision and direction -- Communicating powerfully -- Developing people -- Being collaborative and a good team player -- Fostering innovation -- Most common mistakes in inspiring others. Reveals the authors' newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness, including the nine behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and how to implement them. In their bestselling work "The Extraordinary Leader," performance thought leaders John Zenger and Joseph Folkman revealed the 16 key competencies that separate the top 10 percent of leaders from the rest. Since that book's publication, they and coauthor Scott Edinger discovered, through an extensive study conducted over four years, that leaders who possessed the ability to inspire and motivate outperformed all others. The authors found that the impact of inspiring and motivating others is consistent across different kinds of organizations and within different cultures. "The Inspiring Leader" reveals the authors' newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them. Drawing from statistically significant data and objective empirical evidence, the book shows how to: a- establish a clear vision and direction; b- use the power of emotions; c- create stretch goals for your team; d- foster innovation and risk taking; e- encourage teamwork and collaboration; f- champion change, and much more. -- Jacket.