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Author Adair, John Eric, 1934- author

Title John Adair's 100 greatest ideas for effective leadership / John Adair
Published Chichester, U.K. : Capstone Pub., 2011
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Series 100 greatest ideas
100 greatest ideas series.
Contents Title Page; 100 Greatest Ideas ... in an instant!; 100 Greatest Ideas ... 6 Great Books; Copyright Page; Author's Note; Preface; PART ONE -- Understanding Leadership; Five Greatest Ideas for Understanding the Functions of Leadership; Idea 1: Task, team and individual; Idea 2: Leadership function -- action-centred leadership; Idea 3: Leadership characteristics -- task element; Idea 4: Leadership characteristics -- team element; Idea 5: Leadership characteristics -- individual element; Follow-up test; PART TWO -- Performing as a Leader; Three Greatest Ideas for Setting and Achieving Your Objectives
Idea 32: Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theoryIdea 33: Manager's motivating checklist; Idea 34: Ten ways to strengthen your own motivation; Idea 35: The seven indicators of high motivation; Idea 36: Choosing people with motivation -- the Michelangelo motive; Idea 37: The key to motivating -- treat each person as an individual; Idea 38: Using Jacob's ladder to set realistic and challenging targets; Idea 39: Giving feedback to reinforce and motivate; Idea 40: Maintaining morale to maintain motivation; Idea 41: Creating a motivating environment; Idea 42: Giving fair rewards to the motivated
Idea 43: Giving recognition to the motivatedFollow-up test; PART FOUR -- Thinking as a Leader; Twelve Greatest Ideas for Decision Making; Idea 44: Refining your decision-making skills; Idea 45: The decision maker as effective thinker; Idea 46: The manager as decision maker; Idea 47: How to avoid the trap of bad compromise decisions; Idea 48: How to use analysis in decision making; Idea 49: The role of synthesis -- a holistic approach -- in decision making; Idea 50 -- The role of imagination in decision making; Idea 51: The role of conceptual thinking in decision making
Idea 6: Draw up a personal profileIdea 7: Set personal goals; Idea 8: Set professional business goals; Nine Greatest Ideas for Leadership Skills; Idea 9: Defining the task; Idea 10: Planning; Idea 11: Briefing; Idea 12: Controlling; Idea 13: Evaluating; Idea 14: Supporting; Idea 15: Motivating; Idea 16: Setting an example; Idea 17: The Adair short course on leadership; Four Greatest Ideas for Leadership Qualities; Idea 18: The 25 attributes of leadership and management; Idea 19: The seven qualities of leadership; Idea 20: Leadership qualities test; Idea 21: Humility in action; Follow-up test
PART THREE -- Power Through the PeopleSix Greatest Ideas for Teambuilding; Idea 22: Teambuilding -- the functions of the leader; Idea 23: Achieving the task -- with a team; Idea 24: Building the team; Idea 25: Developing the individual; Idea 26: The individual and teams; Idea 27: From good to great -- hallmarks of a high-performance team; Sixteen Greatest Ideas for Getting the Best from Your Team; Idea 28: The 50:50 rule of motivation; Idea 29: Eight rules for motivating people; Idea 30: Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Idea 31: McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y
Summary Annotation This text will help readers find the answers and inspiration they need to succeed. It provides accessible advice from one of the world's authorities on leadership and management
Subject Leadership.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857081381 (electronic bk.)
085708156X (electronic bk.)
9780857081384 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles 100 greatest ideas for effective leadership
John Adair's one hundred greatest ideas for effective leadership
One hundred greatest ideas for effective leadership