A Leader's Legacy by James M. Kouzes PDF
By James M. Kouzes
During this provocative booklet, management specialists and authors of the best-selling The management problem, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner tackle a special problem and discover the query of management and legacy. Kouzes and Posner research in twenty-two chapters the serious questions all leaders needs to ask themselves to be able to go away an enduring influence. those robust essays are grouped into 4 different types: importance, Relationships, Aspirations, and braveness. In each one essay the authors think about a thorny and infrequently ambiguous factor with which today’s leaders needs to grapple issues—such as how leaders serve and sacrifice, why leaders desire loving critics, why leaders will want to be cherished, why leaders cannot take belief with no consideration, why it’s not only the leader’s imaginative and prescient, why failure is usually an alternative, why it takes braveness to “make a life,” how one can release the chief in each person, and eventually, how the legacy you allow is the existence you lead.
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We need applause to do our best. Kinko’s CEO Gary Kusin learned about the importance of giving recognition the hard way. His 360-degree feedback revealed that he was nearly off the chart—in the unfavorable direction—on this dimension, despite being favorably reviewed along most others. While Gary was generally good at giving recognition at front-line levels in the company, he found out that he wasn’t very good at doing it with those in the managerial and executive ranks. Sharing his 360-degree feedback results with his senior team revealed that while they both liked and respected him, and felt he treated them with respect, they pointed out “work is about more than that.
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A Leader's Legacy by James M. Kouzes