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Drucker on leadership : new lessons from the father of modern management / William A. Cohen ; foreword by Frances Hesselbein.

By: Cohen, William A.,, 1937-
Call number: HD57.7 C6426 2010 Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 292 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470405000Subject(s): Leadership | Organization | ManagementDDC classification: 658.4
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Foreword (Frances Hesselbein). -- Introduction: Peter Drucker and Leadership. -- Part One The Leader's Role in Shaping the Organization's Future. -- 1. The Fundamental Decision: Determining the Business of the Organization. -- 2. The Process: Creating a Strategic Plan. -- 3. Look, Listen, and Analyze: The Information the Leader Needs. -- 4. Methodology: Developing Drucker-Based Strategies. -- 5. Taking Action: What It Takes to Implement Your Plan. -- Part Two Ethics and Personal Integrity. -- 6. Drucker's Views on Business Ethics. -- 7. Effective Leadership and Personal Integrity. -- 8. The Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership. -- 9. Effective Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility. -- 10. The Responsibility of a Corporation: First, Do No Harm. -- Part Three The Military: Drucker's Model Organization. -- 11. Leadership Lessons from Xenophon. -- 12. Training and Developing Managers. -- 13. Promotion and Staffing. -- 14. The Heart of Leadership. -- 15. Leadership for Upper Management. -- Part Four Motivation and Leadership. -- 16. Leadership Style as a Motivator. -- 17. Motivating to Peak Performance. -- 18. Charisma as a Motivator. -- 19. The Volunteer Paradigm. -- Part Five The Marketing Model of Leadership. -- 20. Applying Marketing to Leadership. -- 21. Applying Segmentation to Leadership. -- 22. Applying Positioning to the Organization and the Leader. -- 23. The Role of Influence and Persuasion on Strategy and Tactics. -- Epilogue Drucker's Legacy. -- Notes. -- About the Author. -- Index.
Summary: "A fresh look at vital lessons from "The Father of Modern Management"-exploring Peter Drucker's teachings on leadershipAs we approach what would have been his 100th birthday, the late Peter Drucker's management principles continue to be studied and applied by managers all over the world. Though many seek his lessons on the central element of management-leadership-he in fact wrote relatively little under this actual subject heading. Now, for the first time, William A. Cohen, a former student of Drucker's and a leadership expert and author in his own right, brings together Drucker's reflections on leadership, culled from his 40 books and hundreds of articles. Explaining why there is so little know about Drucker's ideas on leadership, this book is a must-read for students and fans alike looking to lead better in today's world"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-282) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Foreword (Frances Hesselbein). -- Introduction: Peter Drucker and Leadership. -- Part One The Leader's Role in Shaping the Organization's Future. -- 1. The Fundamental Decision: Determining the Business of the Organization. -- 2. The Process: Creating a Strategic Plan. -- 3. Look, Listen, and Analyze: The Information the Leader Needs. -- 4. Methodology: Developing Drucker-Based Strategies. -- 5. Taking Action: What It Takes to Implement Your Plan. -- Part Two Ethics and Personal Integrity. -- 6. Drucker's Views on Business Ethics. -- 7. Effective Leadership and Personal Integrity. -- 8. The Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership. -- 9. Effective Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility. -- 10. The Responsibility of a Corporation: First, Do No Harm. -- Part Three The Military: Drucker's Model Organization. -- 11. Leadership Lessons from Xenophon. -- 12. Training and Developing Managers. -- 13. Promotion and Staffing. -- 14. The Heart of Leadership. -- 15. Leadership for Upper Management. -- Part Four Motivation and Leadership. -- 16. Leadership Style as a Motivator. -- 17. Motivating to Peak Performance. -- 18. Charisma as a Motivator. -- 19. The Volunteer Paradigm. -- Part Five The Marketing Model of Leadership. -- 20. Applying Marketing to Leadership. -- 21. Applying Segmentation to Leadership. -- 22. Applying Positioning to the Organization and the Leader. -- 23. The Role of Influence and Persuasion on Strategy and Tactics. -- Epilogue Drucker's Legacy. -- Notes. -- About the Author. -- Index.

"A fresh look at vital lessons from "The Father of Modern Management"-exploring Peter Drucker's teachings on leadershipAs we approach what would have been his 100th birthday, the late Peter Drucker's management principles continue to be studied and applied by managers all over the world. Though many seek his lessons on the central element of management-leadership-he in fact wrote relatively little under this actual subject heading. Now, for the first time, William A. Cohen, a former student of Drucker's and a leadership expert and author in his own right, brings together Drucker's reflections on leadership, culled from his 40 books and hundreds of articles. Explaining why there is so little know about Drucker's ideas on leadership, this book is a must-read for students and fans alike looking to lead better in today's world"--Provided by publisher.

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