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Turning Adversity Into Opportunity.

By: Kouzes, James M.
Contributor(s): Posner, Barry Z.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (66 p.).ISBN: 9781118911303.Subject(s): Goal setting in personnel management | Leadership | Organization | Strategic planningGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Turning Adversity Into OpportunityDDC classification: 658.4/092 LOC classification: HD57.7 .K6844 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Turning Adversity Into Opportunity; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Strategies for Turning Adversity Into Opportunity; Strategy Number One: Broaden the Context; Strategy Number Two: Defy the Verdict; Strategy Number Three: Fully Commit to What's Important; Strategy Number Four: Take Charge of Change; Strategy Number Five: Engage Others; Strategy Number Six: Show You Care; Conclusion: No Shortage of Opportunities to Make a Difference; Notes; About the Authors
Summary: Leadership experts reveal how the best leaders excel in difficult times Leaders are no strangers to challenges; in recent years, businesses have experienced unprecedented layoffs, dismal sales, dwindling retirement accounts, and the bankruptcy of once-heralded institutions. While these uncertain times are difficult, they also provide the opportunity for great leadership. Over three decades of research, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, the bestselling authors of The Leadership Challenge, have asked thousands of leaders to describe their personal leadership best. Across the board, people say their g
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Turning Adversity Into Opportunity; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Strategies for Turning Adversity Into Opportunity; Strategy Number One: Broaden the Context; Strategy Number Two: Defy the Verdict; Strategy Number Three: Fully Commit to What's Important; Strategy Number Four: Take Charge of Change; Strategy Number Five: Engage Others; Strategy Number Six: Show You Care; Conclusion: No Shortage of Opportunities to Make a Difference; Notes; About the Authors

Leadership experts reveal how the best leaders excel in difficult times Leaders are no strangers to challenges; in recent years, businesses have experienced unprecedented layoffs, dismal sales, dwindling retirement accounts, and the bankruptcy of once-heralded institutions. While these uncertain times are difficult, they also provide the opportunity for great leadership. Over three decades of research, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, the bestselling authors of The Leadership Challenge, have asked thousands of leaders to describe their personal leadership best. Across the board, people say their g

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<p> JAMES KOUZES is the Dean's Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.</p> <p> BARRY POSNER is Accolti Professor of Leadership and former Dean (1997-2009) of the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University.</p> <p>Kouzes and Posner are the authors of The Leadership Challenge, Credibility, The Truth About Leadership, A Leader's Legacy, Encouraging the Heart , and The Student Leadership Challenge , among many other works. They also developed the highly acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). For more information, visit www.leadershipchallenge.com.</p>

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