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Humanise : Why Human-Centred Leadership is the Key to the 21st Century

By: Howard, Anthony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2015Description: 1 online resource (314 p.).ISBN: 9780730316664.Subject(s): Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Humanise : Why Human-Centred Leadership is the Key to the 21st CenturyDDC classification: 303.34 LOC classification: HD57.7 -- .H693 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
humanise -- Contents -- About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction: Discovering Human-Centred Leadership -- Two kinds of leadership -- Results-centred leadership -- Human-Centred Leadership -- Get out and see the future -- Connecting with people and ideas -- The global conversations -- Where are the new Mandelas? -- To change the world, first change yourself -- Part I The challenge facing human-centred leaders -- A framework for future leadership -- Chapter 1 The future and the future of leadership -- Two models for understanding change -- The sigmoid curve
The game-changer curve -- A future of unbounded possibility -- A lack of leaders -- Who will lead us? -- Where will you lead us to? -- Five big shifts revealed through a human lens -- Chapter 2 Shifts 1-3: Technology -- Shift 1: Fragmented and connected -- Fragmented … -- … and connected -- Shift 2: Overwhelmed and underprepared -- Overwhelmed … -- … and underprepared -- Shift 3: Always on and never off -- Always on … -- … and never off -- Chapter 3 Shift 4: Moral drift -- Adrift on a wide, wide sea -- Moral drift and the separation of markets and morals -- Moral drift and a trust deficit
Moral drift and the abdication of personal responsibility -- Is it really wrong to take money from a bank? -- Taking personal responsibility -- Chapter 4 Shift 5: The convergence and crossover of 'man' and machine -- Conscious computers? -- People are our greatest liability -- Homo economicus: the person as a unit of economic production -- The Journey Map: a model for Parts II and III -- Part II Foundations for human-centred leaders -- A map for your life -- Here: Where are you today? -- There: Where are you going? -- Being: Who are you going to be on the way?
Doing: What are you going to do to get there? -- Chapter 5 Becoming the best version of yourself -- 'I want to be a better person …' -- A relational anthropology -- What does 'best' mean for you? -- What does it mean to be a 'person'? -- 'I think, therefore I am' … Am I? -- The four key relationships -- Who is in your four circles? -- Relationships as the key to navigating systemic challenges -- Chapter 6 Foundations of leadership -- The influence of upbringing -- Leadership starts with being and manifests in doing -- Where are you standing? -- Chapter 7 In search of Beauty, Goodness and Truth
The pursuit of Beauty, Goodness and Truth -- What are Beauty, Goodness and Truth? -- Beauty -- Goodness -- Truth -- Isn't beauty in the eye of the beholder? -- Conversion and change -- Intellectual conversion -- Moral conversion -- Leadership and the search for Beauty, Goodness and Truth -- Chapter 8 Discover your purpose -- A conversation about purpose -- What will remain standing? -- What is your purpose? -- Chapter 9 A life of virtue -- Good habits become virtues -- Virtue: acquired through practice -- Virtue as a 'mean' -- Do virtues matter today?
Virtues are the foundation for a life of excellence
Summary: Legendary leaders change the world by putting leadership at the service of humanity Humanise is a comprehensive look at human-centred leadership, providing insight and guidance for those who want to change the world. A deep examination of the concept of moral leadership, this book examines what it is, how it's acquired, and how it can be applied in business, government, and society. Readers will gain insight into predominant leadership styles exemplified in governments and organizations around the world, and discover the missing pieces that come together to more effectively guid
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humanise -- Contents -- About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction: Discovering Human-Centred Leadership -- Two kinds of leadership -- Results-centred leadership -- Human-Centred Leadership -- Get out and see the future -- Connecting with people and ideas -- The global conversations -- Where are the new Mandelas? -- To change the world, first change yourself -- Part I The challenge facing human-centred leaders -- A framework for future leadership -- Chapter 1 The future and the future of leadership -- Two models for understanding change -- The sigmoid curve

The game-changer curve -- A future of unbounded possibility -- A lack of leaders -- Who will lead us? -- Where will you lead us to? -- Five big shifts revealed through a human lens -- Chapter 2 Shifts 1-3: Technology -- Shift 1: Fragmented and connected -- Fragmented … -- … and connected -- Shift 2: Overwhelmed and underprepared -- Overwhelmed … -- … and underprepared -- Shift 3: Always on and never off -- Always on … -- … and never off -- Chapter 3 Shift 4: Moral drift -- Adrift on a wide, wide sea -- Moral drift and the separation of markets and morals -- Moral drift and a trust deficit

Moral drift and the abdication of personal responsibility -- Is it really wrong to take money from a bank? -- Taking personal responsibility -- Chapter 4 Shift 5: The convergence and crossover of 'man' and machine -- Conscious computers? -- People are our greatest liability -- Homo economicus: the person as a unit of economic production -- The Journey Map: a model for Parts II and III -- Part II Foundations for human-centred leaders -- A map for your life -- Here: Where are you today? -- There: Where are you going? -- Being: Who are you going to be on the way?

Doing: What are you going to do to get there? -- Chapter 5 Becoming the best version of yourself -- 'I want to be a better person …' -- A relational anthropology -- What does 'best' mean for you? -- What does it mean to be a 'person'? -- 'I think, therefore I am' … Am I? -- The four key relationships -- Who is in your four circles? -- Relationships as the key to navigating systemic challenges -- Chapter 6 Foundations of leadership -- The influence of upbringing -- Leadership starts with being and manifests in doing -- Where are you standing? -- Chapter 7 In search of Beauty, Goodness and Truth

The pursuit of Beauty, Goodness and Truth -- What are Beauty, Goodness and Truth? -- Beauty -- Goodness -- Truth -- Isn't beauty in the eye of the beholder? -- Conversion and change -- Intellectual conversion -- Moral conversion -- Leadership and the search for Beauty, Goodness and Truth -- Chapter 8 Discover your purpose -- A conversation about purpose -- What will remain standing? -- What is your purpose? -- Chapter 9 A life of virtue -- Good habits become virtues -- Virtue: acquired through practice -- Virtue as a 'mean' -- Do virtues matter today?

Virtues are the foundation for a life of excellence

Legendary leaders change the world by putting leadership at the service of humanity Humanise is a comprehensive look at human-centred leadership, providing insight and guidance for those who want to change the world. A deep examination of the concept of moral leadership, this book examines what it is, how it's acquired, and how it can be applied in business, government, and society. Readers will gain insight into predominant leadership styles exemplified in governments and organizations around the world, and discover the missing pieces that come together to more effectively guid

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<p> ANTHONY HOWARD founded The Confidere Group and serves as a confidant to executives on four continents. Known as the 'CEO Whisperer,' Anthony has written and spoken extensively on Human-Centred Leadership.</p>

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