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Hesselbein on Leadership. J–B Leader to Leader Institute/PF Drucker Foundation

  • ID: 2616975
  • Book
  • 176 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"Frances Hesselbein could manage any company in America."
Peter F. Drucker, New York Times

"In this book Frances Hesselbein successfully integrates leadership with organization and society something no one else has for far even tried to do."
Peter F. Drucker

"Wisdom extracted from vast experience breathes on every page of this remarkable book. A woman for all ages and wisdom for all time."
Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business, University of Southern California and coauthor, Geeks and Geezers

"Frances Hesselbein is truly the consummate leadership guru of our time. She is the embodiment of what it is to be mission driven and mission focused. She is a breath of fresh air who not only wants to share her passion, but also seeks to wake up the passion in every leader."
Hugh P. Price, president, National Urban League

"Frances Hesselbein is a national treasure, and Hesselbein of Leadership is a treasure trove of her Visionary, yet practical Wisdom."
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School, best–selling author of Evolve! and World Class

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Foreword xiJim Collins

Note to the Reader xx

Part I Leadership A Matter of How to Be, Not How to Do It

1 The "How to Be" Leader 7

2 A Reason to Believe 13

3 Carry a Big Basket 19

4 Focus on the Task 25

5 The Power of Civility 31

6 Barriers to Leadership 37

7 The Challenge of Leadership Transition 41

Part II Leading the Organization of the Future

8 Managing in a World That Is Round 51

9 A Traveler Along the Road 59

10 Journey to Transformation 65

11 Putting One s House in Order 71

12 The One Big Question 77

13 When the Roll Is Called in 2010 85

Part III Leading in a New Century, a New World

14 A World of Ideas 97

15 Speaking a Common Language 105

16 Seeing Your Contribution Life Size 111

17 When They Look at Us, Can They Find Themselves? 117

18 A Call to Leaders 125

19 The Dream That Lies Before Us 131

The Author 139

Index 143

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Frances Hesselbein is chairman of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and served as its founding president and chief executive officer from 1990–2000. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States of America′s highest civilian honor, in 1998. She is editor in chief of Leader to Leader, the premier leadership journal, and coeditor of numerous books on leadership including The Drucker Foundation Future Series bookThe Leader of the Future (Jossey–Bass).
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