The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/28/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The Extraordinary Leader is a groundbreaking guide that helps you pinpoint and maximize the leadership qualities you already possess. This brand-new edition has been extensively updated to include the latest research into leadership psychology, case studies for leading in a global environment, and the necessary skills for guiding yourself, your team, and your organization to greatness. Book jacket.

Author Biography

John H. Zenger is CEO and co-founder of Zenger-Folkman, and a recognized.authority on improving organizational performance and developing leadership. Leadership Excellence.recognized him as the number one provider of leadership development among consulting firms.
.Joseph Folkman, Ph.D., is president and co-founder of Zenger-Folkman. A popular.speaker, he is a renowned expert on survey design and data analysis.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Demystifying Leadershipp. 1
Great Leaders Make a Great Differencep. 29
Simplifying Leadershipp. 51
The Competency Questp. 81
Leaders Must Fit Their Organizationp. 107
Great Leaders Possess Multiple Strengthsp. 131
Fatal Flaws Must Be Fixedp. 149
New Insights into Leadership Developmentp. 167
A Case Study in Leadership Development - The U.S. Marine Corpsp. 191
What Individuals Do to Become Great Leadersp. 213
Developing Leadership Teamsp. 231
The Organization's Role in Developing Leadersp. 239
Measuring Leadership Improvement at General Millsp. 263
The Importance of Follow-Throughp. 267
Appendix Research Methodologyp. 277
Endnotesp. 287
Indexp. 293
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