Leadership and the One Minute Manager Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership

ISBN-10: 0688039693
ISBN-13: 9780688039691
Edition: 1985
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Description: In clear, simple terms Leadership and the One Minute Manager teaches managers the art of Situational Leadership--a simple system that refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Here, you'll learn why tailoring  More...

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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/20/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

In clear, simple terms Leadership and the One Minute Manager teaches managers the art of Situational Leadership--a simple system that refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Here, you'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff--and the best bottom line for any business. If your management motto is "everyone should be treated equally," Leadership and the One Minute Manager. will show you why this style not only hinders workplace efficiency, but also frustrates your staff. In clear, simple terms, Ken Blanchard, co-author of the enormously popular The One Minute Manager., coupled with business gurus Patricia and Drea Zigarmi, teach managers the art of Situational Leadership.. You'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; when to delegate, support, or direct; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staffand the best bottom line for any business.

Kenneth Hartely Blanchard was born May 6, 1939, in Orange, New Jersey. He married Marjorie McKee, a business consultant, in 1962. He founded Blanchard Training and Development in 1977. Blanchard has cowritten several books on management, including one of the best-selling management books of all time, The One-Minute Manager (1982) with Spencer Johnson. In the book, the authors describe effective and efficient management skills. The basics to good management are setting goals, praising, and reprimanding. Blanchard says that these skills can easily be translated to work in the home as well as the office. Blanchard lives in San Diego, California.

Dr. Drea Zigarmiis a founding associate of the Ken Blanchard Companies and co-creator of Situational Leadership II, a developmental leadership model. He co-authoredLeadership and the One Minute Managerand, most recently,The Leader Within.He has trained 50,000 managers.Susan Fowleris the creator and lead developer of the Ken Blanchard Companies Situational Self Leadership, a self-leadership and personal empowerment program. Fowler's publications includeThe Team Leader's Idea-a-Day Guide(with Drea Zigarmi) andEmpowerment(with Ken Blanchard).Dr. Dick Lylesis president and CEO of Leadership Legacies, focusing on developing a new generation of leaders. He co-founded Maric College in San Diego and past president of the Ken Blanchard Companies. He is the author ofWinning Ways: Four Secrets for Getting Great Results by Working Well with People.

A Visit from an Entrepreneur
Being Successful
Thinking Differently About Leadership
Different Strokes for Different Folks
Leadership Style: Perceptions of Others
Leadership Style Flexibility
The Four Basic Leadership Styles
No Best Leadership Style
Think Before You Act
Flexibility: A Review
The Four Basic Leadership Styles: A Summary
Diagnosing Development Level
Matching Leadership Style to Development Level
Situational Leadership and One Minute Management
Different Strokes for the Same Folks
Developing Competence and Commitment
Turning Around Performance Problems
One Minute Management and Situational Leadership: A Review
Sharing What You're Doing
Contracting for Leadership Style
Positive Assumptions About People
Becoming a Situational Leader
Praisings
About the Authors
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