The 21st century executive: innovative practices for building leadership at the top

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Robert Frank Silzer
Jossey-Bass, 2002 - Business & Economics - 361 pages
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An essential resource for building and maintaining an effective leadership team, this book gives HR professionals and I/O practitioners a greater understanding of executive dynamics, development tools, and proven techniques for managing executives. Written by top-notch practitioners, this volume explores executive performance and documents unique to executive-level human resource applicaitons. It shows how effective executive performance is qualitatively different from that of middle level managers. It also outlines today's state-of-the-art corporate human resource practices, along with lessons learned, and provides guidelines and principles related to effective executive practices.

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Contents

What the Best Business Leaders Do Best
21
Understanding the Personality of the Executive
43
Managing Executive Resources
75
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Rob Silzer is the managing director of HR Assessment and Development, Inc. For more than twenty-five years Silzer has consulted with managers and executives from more than one hundred organizations. He has specialized in executive and management leadership, team selection and development, and strategically driven HR systems. Silzer is the coeditor with Richard Jeanneret of Individual Psychological Assessment: Predicting Behavior in Organizational Settings.

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