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Strategic Leadership How to Think and Plan Strategically and Provide Direction

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ISBN-10: 0749462035

ISBN-13: 9780749462031

Edition: 2011

Authors: John Adair

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 10/3/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
About the author
Introduction
The role
Strategic leadership
Military origins of strategic leadership
Learning generalship
The art of the commander-in-chief
Transferable skills
The art of inspiring others
Key points
The generic role of leader
Group needs
The three circles model
Necessary functions
The generic role of a leader
A leader's qualifications
The intellectual side of leadership
Key points
Levels of leadership
Understanding organization
Different leadership responsibilities
The functions of strategic leadership
Key points
The seven functions
Giving direction
Purpose
The reason why
Values
Vision
Checklist: Giving direction
Key points
Strategic thinking and planning
The military analogy
The nature of strategic thinking
Strategic planning
Some principles to bear in mind
Checklist: Strategic thinking and planning
Key points
Making it happen
Controlling
Controlling in organizations
When things are going wrong
The importance of teamwork
The eight hallmarks of a high-performance team
Checklist: Making it happen
Key points
Relating the parts to the whole
Unitary and federal organizations
Harmony at work
Reviewing your organizational structure
A good strategic leader always delegates
Organizing yourself
Checklist: Relating the parts to the whole
Key points
Building partnerships
The three circles model
Social relations in general
Checklist: Building partnerships
Key points
Releasing the corporate spirit
Asabiyah
The force of purpose
Checklist: Releasing the corporate spirit
Key points
Developing today's and tomorrow's leaders
Case study: Learning to lead at your new level
Checklist: Developing today's and tomorrow's leaders
Key points
Conclusion
Index