Integrity Works : Strategies for Becoming a Trusted, Respected, and Admired Leader
In the sequel to the best-selling business book The Integrity Advantage, authors Adrian Gostick and Dana Telford take the concept of integrity in business to the next level: how to put integrity into action with your employees, your company, and your own life. The Integrity Advantage explained why integrity was so important-in this new sequel, Integrity Works, the authors tell you how to put the principles into action with personal stories of people who met challenges with integrity, a step-by-step process showing how leaders make difficult decisions with integrity, ways for leaders to identify integrity in others, and ways for them to build organizations with integrity. It's a complete roadmap to really putting these principles into action as a leader. This is a no-nonsense look at the real benefits of what real integrity can bring to the business world. Integrity Works examines stories of real-life employees who live and work with integrity, and companies with corporate goals centered around honesty. Packed with case studies that reflect years of solid research and statistical evidence, Integrity Works demonstrates how taking the high road actually ensures a company's profitability, success, and survival. Dana Telford is a researcher and guest lecturer at Harvard University and a management consultant with clients in North and South America, the Middle East, and Europe. Dana has appeared on numerous television and radio programs. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. For more information on the authors, visit www.theintegrityadvantage.com. Adrian Gostick is coauthor of the best-selling books The Integrity Advantage, The 24-Carrot Manager (called "a must read for modern-day managers" by Larry King), and Managing with Carrots. He has written for USA Today Magazine and Investor's Business Daily, among others, and has been featured on CNBC, MSNBC and NPR. Adrian is director of corporate communications at the O.C. Tanner Company, and has a master's degree in strategic communication and leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is also a guest lecturer.
- Hardback | 128 pages
- 147.3 x 200.7 x 20.3mm | 226.8g
- 29 Jul 2005
- Gibbs M. Smith Inc
- Layton, UT, United States
Do people trust you? Trust is the basis for all successful relationships--in business and in life. And integrity is the foundation of trust. Any leader who wants to be trusted, followed and admired must act with integrity. In Integrity Works, the sequel to the national bestseller The Integrity Advantage, Harvard researcher and guest lecturer Dana Telford and bestselling author Adrian Gostick demonstrate how to take integrity to the next level. The authors share and analyze stories of successful leaders who have demonstrated real integrity, including Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics; Katharine Graham, former CEO of the Washington Post; and Warren Buffet, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. The insights in Integrity Works will help you implement ten principles of integrity that are proven to enhance loyalty and the bottom line. This book can set you apart as a leader--whether your goal is to become a successful Fortune 500 executive, a thriving small business owner or a better person. Dana Telford and Adrian Gostick are leaders in the field of business ethics and integrity. They provide dynamic, humorous and powerful presentations and workshops on building a culture of integrity. Find out more at www.theintegrityadvantage.com. Dana Telford is co-author of the UPI bestseller The Integrity Advantage. He is a trusted advisor to some of the world's most successful entreprenuers and is a guest lecturer and researcher at Harvard Business School. He has been a guest on ABC and FOX television and numerous nationally syndicated radio programs. He earned an MBA from Harvard. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Adrian Gostick is the co-author of The Integrity Advantage, and The 24-Carrot Manager, which was called "a must-read for modern-day managers" by Larry King of CNN. An award-winning business author and counselor to Fortune 500 companies, Gostick has written for USA Today Magazine, Investor's Business Daily and other national publications. He has a master's degree in strategic communication and leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on ethics. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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Take Integrity to the Next Level "How to develop, build and sustain trust throughout the organization...Integrity Works provides excellent, pragmatic advice for all of us who seek success in working with others." --Steve Wheelwright, Senior Associate Dean, Harvard Business School "Telford and Gostick have done it again. Integrity Works gives the reader an insightful and stimulating look into the lives of leaders who have put integrity into action." --Scott Anderson, President and CEO, Zions Bank "With clarity, insight and fun anecdotes, Telford and Gostick describe how great leaders earn trust. Their argument that leaders must spend more time evaluating integrity in potential hires, and the guidelines for doing so, are right on." --Diane Peck, Human Resources, Executive Director, Stanford University