Be in Charge: A Leadership Manual: How to Stay on Top

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Academic Press, Sep 8, 2002 - Medical - 118 pages
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Be in Charge: A Leadership Manual defines what "leadership" is. It includes comprehensive coverage on various types of chiefs (including both business and academic) and discusses gender differences in leadership styles. Also included are terrific tips on how to dress as a leader, budget time efficiently, gain loyalty and respect, terminate employees professionally, recruit qualified people, treat adversity in the workplace, survive and enjoy retirement, and much more.

Key Features
* A Foreword by Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of GE, comments on the author's leadership expertise
* Original cartoon artwork enriches the text as well as entertains the reader
* Contains advice for women on how to break through "the glass ceiling" to become executives
* Includes information on the differences between business and academic chiefs
* Gives practical tips on how to dress as a leader, budget time efficiently, gain loyalty and respect, terminate employees professionally, recruit qualified people, treat adversity in the workplace, survive and enjoy retirement, and much more.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 2 THE VARIOUS TYPES OF CHIEFS
3
Equal but
9
The Different Approaches and the Entrance Speech
13
CHAPTER 5 THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND BUSINESS CHIEFS
21
CHAPTER 6 HOW TO DRESS WHEN YOU START
31
CHAPTER 7 HOW TO DRESS ONCE YOU ARE ESTABLISHED
35
CHAPTER 8 HOW TO USE YOUR OFFICES AS A THEATER OF OPERATIONS
37
CHAPTER 9 HOW TO BUDGET YOUR TIME
41
CHAPTER 16 HOW TO RECRUIT AND PROMOTE TALENT
69
CHAPTER 17 HOW TO LET YOUR ASSOCIATES GO
71
CHAPTER 18 ENTERTAINING
75
CHAPTER 19 HAVING A NEW CHIEF
83
CHAPTER 20 RECRUITING
89
CHAPTER 21 PROMOTION TO THE NEXT STEP OF CHIEF
93
CHAPTER 22 SURVIVING AWAY FROM THE JOB
97
CHAPTER 23 SAYING GOODBYE
101

CHAPTER 10 GAINING RESPECT
45
CHAPTER 11 GAINING LOYALTY
49
CHAPTER 12 HOW TO TREAT CLOSE ASSOCIATES
53
CHAPTER 13 HOW TO TREAT EQUAL
59
CHAPTER 14 HOW TO TREAT SUBORDINATES
63
CHAPTER 15 TREATING ADVERSITY
67
Surviving and enjoying retirement
105
References
107
Leaders Interviewed
109
Index
111
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