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Weinzimmer, Laurence G
The wisdom of failure : how to learn the tough leadership lessons without paying the price / Laurence G. Weinzimmer, Jim McConoughey
Alternate Title How to learn the tough leadership lessons without paying the price
1st ed
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HD57.7 .W45 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Leadership
Success in business
Business failures
Physical Description viii, 282 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-258) and index
Contents Flawless leadership: learning the lessons without paying the price -- Part one: Unbalanced orchestration. Seduced by yes: trying to be all things to all people -- Business you have no business being in: roaming outside the box -- Entrenched in efficiency: forgetting to put effectiveness first -- Part two: Drama management. The playground in the workplace: leaders who rule by bullying -- When utopia becomes dystopia: problems with dysfunctional harmony -- The battle within: distracted purpose -- Part three: Personality issues. Standing in the way: hoarding power and responsibility -- Living outside the storm: the destructive path of disengagement -- "Does this doorframe make my head look big?": problems with self-absorbed leaders -- A final caveat: walking the line
Summary Offers advice for becoming a successful leader by learning from the mistakes of others--without paying the price of failure
Alternate Author McConoughey, Jim, 1961-

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