Powerful Leadership: How to Unleash the Potential in Others and Simplify Your Own Life

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The more one manages employees, the more dependent they become. "Powerful Leadership" addresses this management paradox, distilling seven powerful leadership principles into a natural, powerful, and comprehensive approach to management that can unleash the potential of virtually any employee and simplify work life at the same time.
 

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Incredible book on leadershp. Should be a 'must read' for everyone in the corporate environment. Less rules and more believing in the people! It works!

Contents

An Old View Restated
8
Freedom First
38
What Is Creativity?
45
The Customer Is Cohort
79
A Less Complex Form of Leading People
85
From Boss to Cohort
91
The Meaning of Performance
97
Enabling
103
Manipulation Is Unethical
147
Does Ethical Behavior Pay?
155
An Ethical Bill of Rights
162
Can You Survive?
168
WHERE ARE You
187
A Short Planning Exercise
202
A POWERFUL LEADERS
209
B ESSENTIAL INSIGHTS
233

From Redirecting to Applause
125
Praising Is Good but Applauding Is Better
129
A Look Ahead
139

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About the author (2002)

ERIC STEPHAN is Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy in the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. He has researched, taught, and consulted on effective leadership techniques for over 20 years. His books include The Complete Speaker and The Perfect Leader. Dr. Stephan holds a Ph.D. from the University of Utah.

R. WAYNE PACE is Professor Emeritus of Organizational Leadership in the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and adjunct scholar in the Workplace Research, Learning, and Development (WoRLD) Institute of the School of Social and Workplace Development, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia. A specialist in human resource development, organizational communication, and individual and organizational change, his Prentice Hall books include Organizational Communication, Third Edition and Human Resource Development: The Field. He serves as corporate advisor to QuicKnowledge.com and Anchor Point Institute, leading firms in the training and development industry. Dr. Pace holds a Ph.D. from Purdue University and an MS from Brigham Young University.

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