Accountable Leaders: Inspire a Culture Where Everyone Steps Up, Takes Ownership, and Delivers Results

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 10, 2020 - Business & Economics - 272 pages

Proven methods to push your organization to its maximum potential with responsible leadership

Accountable Leaders is the real-world guide to propelling your business to extraordinary levels of performance and achievement. Leadership accountability is a major issue in organizations around the globe. Research has shown that teams and individual employees are overwhelmingly dissatisfied with the degree of accountability demonstrated by their leaders. Effective teams need responsible and accountable leaders—the solution seems simple. Yet, thousands of businesses are struggling with mediocre performance and widening gaps in leadership. This essential resource provides practical and no-nonsense strategies to transform any organization into a cohesive, highly motivated culture of accountable leaders and fully committed teams.

Bestselling author Dr. Vince Molinaro shares his proven methods of optimal leadership accountability, providing a step-by-step blueprint for leaders in any organization. Developed from years of experience helping Fortune 500 companies build strong leaders and effective teams, this book will enable you to:

  • Build strong leadership accountability to leverage competitive advantage, increase team performance, and close the leadership gap in your organization
  • Understand why gaps in leadership occur and recognize accountability issues in your own organization
  • Develop an effective strategy to instill a culture of accountability and responsibility in your business
  • Identify and implement organizational practices that encourage accountable leadership throughout your management structure

Accountable Leaders is a vital guide for anyone who leads a team: from managers and supervisors, to CEOs and CHROs. This invaluable guide will provide the tools and knowledge to take you and your organization to incredible levels of performance and achievement.

 

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Contents

The New Game Begins Before the Old One Ends 3
3
Why Do We Not Have Better Leadership? Leadership Is Not as Strong as It Needs to Be 21 22
21
Understanding Leadership
35
Leadership Accountability at the Individual Level
51
Leadership Accountability at the Team Level
69
Leadership Accountability at the Culture Level
89
The Organizational Response
107
Define Your Leadership Expectations
114
Senior Executives and Directors
157
Define and Embed Clear Leadership
177
A CompanySpecific Leadership Contract in Action
189
Do the Hard Work to Sustain Momentum
195
Foster a Community of Leaders Across Your
209
Conclusion
223
Index
229
About the Author
239

Increase the Resilience and Resolve of Your Direct
120
How to Be a Community Builder
143

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VINCE MOLINARO, PHD, is an entrepreneur, speaker, global leadership adviser, and researcher on leadership accountability. The Founder and CEO of Leadership Contract Inc., Dr. Molinaro has helped create one of the leading brands in the human capital industry, working in several key sectors including financial services, healthcare, professional services, and energy and technology. He is the bestselling author of The Leadership Contract and The Leadership Contract Field Guide. His work has been featured in many of the world's leading business publications including The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and The World Economic Forum.

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