Titel: Five-Star Leadership: The Art and Strategy of Creating Leaders at Every Level
Autor/en: Patrick L. Townsend
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
April 1997 - gebunden - 272 Seiten
' Both men and women will find this book inspiration and practical. Its message is that the best way to be a better leader is to encourage leadership in others-and it tells you how to go about it.' -Dr. Gay Culverhouse, Executive Director Cooke Foundation for Special Education former president, Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' This book is unlike any other on leadership that I have read. Citing helpful examples, including those from the rich literature of the military, this book sounds a cl call for us to get on with the important work of building broadly based leadership that will enrich both business and individual lives.' -Dr. Curt W. Reimann, Director Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (1987-1995) ' Townsend and Gebhardt have woven the best of leadership thinking-both civilian and military-into their narrative. A must read for those who want to uplift their organization through better leadership.' -Walter E. Boomer, President Power Generati Group, Babcock &Wilcox General U.S. Marine Corps (retired) former assistant commandant, U.S. Marine Corps ' This fascinating book points out that the world is not divided into leaders and followers, but between people who understand leadership and those who dont. It provides all the building blocks you need to understand leadership, to become an effective leader, and to create other leaders as well.' -Willis Reed, Senior Vice President/Player Development New Jersey Nets ' Al veterans know that leadership, at its best, is never autocratic, abusive, or arbitrary. Rather, it relies on commitment, communication, and character. To anyone interested in what thepros have to say about leadership, I highly recommend this readable and well-researched book.' -Robert A. Lutz, President and CEO Chrysler Corporation ' Superb techniques and ideas on how to train for leaders throughout the organization ...
Leadership at Every Level. Benchmarking in Camouflage. Building a Strong Foundation: Followership. Taking Stock Before Taking Steps. Prescription for Progress: Initiative. Staying the Course: Character, Virtue, Ethics. Relating to Others: Communications, Motivation, Counseling. Making It Work. Measurements and Leadership. Passing the Torch. Postscript: And That's All They Wrote... Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
PATRICK L. TOWNSEND and JOAN E. GEBHARDT are coauthors of Commit to Quality and Quality in Action, as well as hundreds of articles on a wide range of topics. Townsend is a noted speaker and consultant on leadership and quality; together they are principals in a training and consulting firm that conducts workshops on leadership, quality, innovation, and employee recognition.
"I highly recommend this readable and well-researched book."--Robert A. Lutz, Former President and COO, Chrysler Corporation "A handbook for leaders that transcends all barriers. Everyone from a CEO of a corporation to middle managers to administrative assistants can glean valuable insights on leadership issues from this comprehensive work."--C.C. Krulack, Commandant of the Marine Corps "Provides a great service to the private sector by highlighting those aspects of military leadership that are central to our success... A major contribution to the study of leadership and management."--John Shalikashivili, Former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff