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Neuroscience for Leaders : A Brain Adaptive Leadership Approach

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To behave more productively in complex business situations, we need to understand and alter the inner workings of our brain. With insight from applied neuroscience, behavioural economics and psychology, the brain can be retrained and become our most valuable asset. Neuroscience for Leaders takes a practical approach and offers an easy-to-implement framework for making the behavioural changes to become a more effective leader.

Drawing on research and practical experience, the authors present a flexible framework for fine-tuning the leadership brain. The Brain Adaptive Leadership approach is a step-by-step guide to enhancing the way you think, understanding and nurturing emotions, shaping automated brain responses, and developing dynamic relations. Neuroscience for Leaders explains both the underlying science and how to apply its findings in business, demonstrating why and how you can become a better leader through brain-based learning. With tools, managerial tips and clear actions to implement the method straight away, Neuroscience for Leaders is an invaluable companion to managers and leaders who want to gain the brain edge.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 13mm | 385g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 074947551X
  • 9780749475512
  • 81,773

Table of contents

Chapter - 01: Powerful Brain, Powerful Leader
Chapter - 02: Clear Mind, Strong Direction
Chapter - 03: Higher Performance, More Followers
Chapter - 04: More Emotion, Better Decisions
Chapter - 05: Right Emotion, Right Action
Chapter - 06: Gut Reaction, Faster Solution
Chapter - 07: More Connected, More Successful
Chapter - 08: Brain Communication, Better Persuasion
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"An amazing compendium that will certainly assist managers and professionals in advancing their leadership skills. The book deals with the subject of this interdisciplinary research to resolve complex problems while facing challenging environments. The authors have included numerous examples from a practical and holistic perspective in order to illustrate how to create common ground about our adaptive leadership and how to put into action our leadership brain capabilities by applying their proposed BAL model. It is a fascinating book which will change your life."
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"An amazing compendium that will certainly assist managers and professionals in advancing their leadership skills. The book deals with the subject of this interdisciplinary research to resolve complex problems while facing challenging environments. The authors have included numerous examples from a practical and holistic perspective in order to illustrate how to create common ground about our adaptive leadership and how to put into action our leadership brain capabilities by applying their proposed BAL model. It is a fascinating book which will change your life."--Panayiotis H. Ketikidis "Professor, University of Sheffield International Faculty, City College " "Business is about people, not numbers. People make the numbers by innovating internally and delivering new solutions and experiences externally. This book is the starting point for anyone who wants to discover how our brain drives behaviour and makes leaders succeed. Highly recommended."--Vojislav Lazarevic "Executive Board Chairman and General Manager, Piraeus Bank AD Belgrade " "I firmly believe that business results are the direct outcome of collective efforts, guided by a strong vision and even stronger leadership. However, until now the true nature of leadership was difficult to explain...Dr. Dimitriadis and Dr. Psychogios have managed to untangle the mystery of effective leadership by revealing how the brain words in complex business environments. Read it, practise it and become a great leader!"--Maria Anargyrou-Nikolic "General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina " "Neuroscience is invading every scientific, economic and social aspect more and more. This book is the brilliant confirmation that understanding the mechanisms, processes and functions of the brain can help us solve problems, distinguish leaders from regular managers and uncover the right answers for generating growth."--Matteo Venerucci "Cognitive Psychologist and Brain Propaganda Founder " "There are many books on leadership-perhaps too many! However, this book is well worth reading. The authors have done a really great job in bringing together developments in neuroscience and thinking about leadership to produce a thought provoking view of leadership. They make the complex area of neuroscience very accessible and use this to produce a really helpful framework for thinking about leadership. The authors have achieved a fine balance between the rigour of their arguments and the practical applications of the framework they have developed. Even if you have a lot of books on leadership on your shelves you should make room for this one."--Malcolm Higgs "Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HRM, Southampton Business School " "This book makes the complex subject of neuroleadership easy to understand. It brings to the table simple yet effective recommendations on how to make better decisions to avoid the trap of human bias. It is anchored in solid science so it will make even the most sceptical reader revisit their own biases. Highly recommended."--Patrick Renvoise "Chief Neuromarketing Officer, SalesBrain " "A must-have for all who believe that leadership is both a brand differentiator and a business driver, and are eager to engage themselves and others in enhanced performance."--Hajnalka Stavinovszky "Marketing Competence Development Specialist, IKEA Retail Services AB " "With leadership remaining an ongoing challenge, this book finally sets the record straights that intelligence matters not least because it combines cognitive, emotional and intuitive dimensions."--Elena Antonacopoulou "Professor, GNOSIS, University of Liverpool Management School "
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About Dr. Nikolaos Dimitriadis

Dr Nikolaos Dimitriadis is a consultant and lecturer in management, leadership, neuro-marketing and communications. He is Development Director of the Executive Development Center at the Sheffield University International Faculty, City College, located in South East Europe, and he also teaches regularly on the Sheffield Executive MBA and other masters programmes in the region. As an award-winning communications and marketing consultant, Nikos worked with international brands such as IKEA, Nestle, Holcim, Pierre Fabre and Banca Intesa Sanpaolo.

Dr Alexandros Psychogios is a researcher and consultant in leadership and complexity, organizational behaviour and change, and brain-based leadership. He is an Associate Professor on OB and HRM at Hull University Business School, a Research Visitor in South Eastern European Research Centre (SEERC) and an Associate Researcher in GNOSIS Research Group of the Management School at the University of Liverpool.
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