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The Leadership Engine : How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level

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Why do some companies consistently win in the marketplace while others struggle from crisis to crisis? The answer, says Noel Tichy, is that winning companies possess a "Leadership Engine" - a proven system for creating dynamic leaders at every level. Technologies, products and economies constantly change. To get ahead and stay ahead, companies need agile, flexible, innovative leaders who can anticipate change and respond to new realities swiftly. Tichy explains that everyone has untapped leadership potential that can be developed - winning leaders and winning organizations have figured out how to do this. The author offers colourful and insightful best-practice examples from dozens of leaders gathered from decades of research and practical experience.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 27mm | 445g
  • HarperBusiness
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0887309313
  • 9780887309311
  • 590,161

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Why do some companies consistently win in the marketplace while others struggle from crisis to crisis? The answer, says Noel Tichy, is that winning companies possess a "Leadership Engine" -- a proven system for creating dynamic leaders at every level.

In this single volume, Tichy not only offers a major contribution to the understanding of how successful leadership works, but also provides concrete, proven methods for leaders developing leaders in any company or organization. As an added bonus, the "Handbook for Leaders Developing Leaders" located at the end of the book provides hands-on development activities that you can use to improve your own leadership abilities and develop other leaders in your organization.
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"This book is the most valuable of the lot because it solidly confronts a vexing problem today -- the lack of leaders who are willing to take their organizations through fundamental change. If you think you've got what it takes, Tichy offers a comprehensive handbook for developing a leadership program at your workplace". -- Computerworld
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About Noel M. Tichy

Noel M. Tichy is a professor at the University of Michigan Business School, director of the school's Global Leadership Partnership, and former head of GE's Crotonville Leadership Development Center. He is the author of the best seller Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will (with Stratford Sherman).
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