ERIC Number: ED450464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership from the Drucker Foundation's Award-Winning Journal.
Hesselbein, Frances, Ed.; Cohen, Paul M., Ed.
Amid unprecedented social, demographic, and economic changes, leaders must enhance performance and deliver desired results. The growing importance of managing the explosion in information requires attention to defining organizational missions and visions. The 37 chapters in this work are divided into 7 parts. Part 1, "On Leaders and Leadership," explores enduring principles of effective leadership strategies and traits in numerous settings. Part 2, "Leading Innovation and Transformation," provides insight into the challenging task of guiding organizational change. Part 3, "Leadership in the New Information Economy," examines the many changes that are transforming the way people work and the way wealth is generated. Part 4, "Competitive Strategy in a Global Economy," showcases effective strategic leadership in business, government, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. Part 5, "Leading for High Performance," explores the responsibility of organizations and leaders to achieve results, and provides suggestions for enhancing achievement. Part 6, "Building Great Teams," provides leaders with suggestions on how to better use personnel, the most important resource of organizations. Part 7, "Leadership Across the Sectors," highlights innovative leadership strategies used in public and social-sector organizations to build strong families, healthy children, and cohesive communities. (Contains as 9-page index.) (TEJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Competition, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Free Enterprise System, Information Literacy, Information Networks, Leaders Guides, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Organizational Change
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, New York, NY.