Leading in Black and White. Working Across the Racial Divide in Corporate America. J–B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership)

  • ID: 2217885
  • Book
  • Region: America, United States
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Based on more than a thousand in–depth interviews with black executives as well as on the authors′ own extensive experience in training leaders and as leaders themselvesLeading in Black and White reveals the everyday reality for African American executives in the predominantly white world of American business, education, and government. Ancella Livers and Keith Caver from the highly acclaimed Center for Creative Leadership give a clear picture to all executives of the challenges black leaders face and offer solid recommendations to both white and black managers on how to work together more effectively.
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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Introduction.

Part One: A World of Difference for Black Managers.

1. The Assumption of Similarity.

2. Who Are We?

3. Looking Out for Each Other.

4. Navigating the Shoals of Race and Gender.

5. Working the Networks.

6. Growing and Grooming Leaders.

7. Understanding the Political Landscape.

Part Two: Coming Together.

8. Strategies for Black Managers.

9. What Colleagues Need to Know.

10. What Organizations Need to Know.

Appendix: Assessing Your Political Savvy.

References and Suggested Readings.

Index.

About the Center for Creative Leadership.
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A readable and valuable discussion of important issues. (Long Range Planning, no. 38, 2005)
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