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The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential Skills You Need to be a Leader (Second Edition)

Jo Owen

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ISBN 10: 0749464755 / ISBN 13: 9780749464752
Editorial: Kogan Page/Viva Books Private Limited, 2012
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Review: " A practical book which I strongly recommend to anyone who aspires to become a more effective leader." John Adair Description: The Leadership Skills Handbook, from best-selling author Jo Owen, reveals the essential skills you need to be an effective leader. It shows you what works in practice, not in theory. Each skill is presented in a concise, easy-to-follow format. The skills are about the real challenges real leaders have to master. Based on research from over a thousand leaders in the public, private and voluntary sectors, it identifies the practical skills needed to make you even more successful, and offers guidance on key topics such as: â ¢ understanding yourself and others â ¢ managing your career â ¢ delegating and motivating â ¢ selling â ¢ coaching â ¢ conflict management â ¢ crisis management â ¢ problem solving â ¢ decision making â ¢ projects â ¢ presenting â ¢ managing change â ¢ creating a vision This completely revised second edition of The Leadership Skills Handbook is about more than just technical skills, it is also about developing the people skills, behaviours and values you will need. Full of tips, exercises and practical wisdom, it will help you to become a leader people want to follow. Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction PART ONE- Career skills Chapter 1: Understand yourself â ¢ Chapter 2: Understand others â ¢ Chapter 3: Understand how you affect others â ¢ Chapter 4: Discover your rules of success â ¢ Chapter 5: The leadership journey: Key principles â ¢ Chapter 6: Managing your leadership journey: The map â ¢ Chapter 7: Build your career â ¢ Chapter 8: Careers versus careering: Avoiding the death stars â ¢ Chapter 9: How not to get promoted â ¢ Chapter 10: Running the leadership marathon PART TWO- People skills Chapter 1: Delegating â ¢ Chapter 2: Motivating â ¢ Chapter 3: Selling â ¢ Chapter 4: Coaching â ¢ Chapter 5: Managing expectations â ¢ Chapter 6: Managing upwards â ¢ Chapter 7: Flattery â ¢ Chapter 8: Managing professionals PART THREE- Moment of truth skills Chapter 1: Learning to say no â ¢ Chapter 2: Conflict management â ¢ Chapter 3: Crisis management â ¢ Chapter 4: Dealing with bullies â ¢ Chapter 5: Negative feedback â ¢ Chapter 6: Hearing feedback â ¢ Chapter 7: Fighting battles â ¢ Chapter 8: Power â ¢ Chapter 9: Managing adversity PART FOUR- Technical skills Chapter 1: Reading â ¢ Chapter 2: Writing â ¢ Chapter 3: Presenting â ¢ Chapter 4: Storytelling â ¢ Chapter 5: Listening â ¢ Chapter 6: Doing numbers â ¢ Chapter 7: Problem solving â ¢ Chapter 8: Decision making in uncertainty â ¢ Chapter 9: Influencing decisions â ¢ Chapter 10: Negotiations â ¢ Chapter 11: Networking â ¢ Chapter 12: Time management â ¢ Chapter 13: Effective meetings â ¢ Chapter 14: Projects â ¢ Chapter 15: Managing budgets â ¢ Chapter 16: Dealing with advertising â ¢ Chapter 17: Managing change â ¢ Chapter 18: Reorganizing â ¢ Chapter 19: Creating a vision PART FIVE- Values and behaviours Chapter 1: Becoming a leader people want to follow â ¢ Chapter 2: How not to be a good boss â ¢ Chapter 3: Taking control â ¢ Chapter 4: Working to win â ¢ Chapter 5: Learning to be lucky â ¢ Chapter 6: Managing stress â ¢ Chapter 7: Positive leadership â ¢ Chapter 8: Professional leadership â ¢ Chapter 9: Etiquette â ¢ Chapter 10: Honesty â ¢ Chapter 11: Humility â ¢ Chapter 12: Responsibility â ¢ Chapter 13: Living the values â ¢ Chapter 14: Ambition â ¢ Chapter 15: Hard work â ¢ Chapter 16: Learning and renewal â ¢ Chapter 17: Learning to lead Further reading â ¢ Index Printed Pages: 264. N° de ref. de la librería 87415

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Título: The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential...

Editorial: Kogan Page/Viva Books Private Limited

Año de publicación: 2012

Encuadernación: Softcover

Condición del libro: New

Edición: 2nd edition.

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