New Leaders – Achieving Corporate Transformation through
the extensive theory, research and conventional wisdom to be found
on the subject of leadership, do we really know what makes a dynamic
a series of fascinating in-depth interviews with some of the world's
top business leaders, Paul Taffinder examines the tried and tested
leadership qualities that create successful and powerful organizations
in today's rapidly changing business world.
particular, he looks at what it really takes to be the driving
force behind the process of transformation with which so many
organizations are currently grappling. From this study he creates
a model of leadership and, by challenging popular assumptions,
he provides invaluable insights into what it takes to be a leader
in the 90's and far beyond. A number of crucial issues are tackled
head on, including:
different characteristics that make up a leader;
of failure and fear of success;
making and risk taking in leadership
ahead of the competition
and corporate transformation.
readable, controversial and thought-provoking. The New Leaders
is a remarkable contribution to the current leadership debate,
which will appeal to a vast audience of people worldwide, including
general management, from CEO's to line managers and business students,
from under-graduates to MBA level.