Why Leaders Can’t Lead: The Unconscious Conspiracy Continues by Warren Bennis
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Overview: Leaders beware. There’s an unconscious conspiracy afoot, aiming to sabotage your plans and undermine your vision. Entrenched bureaucracy, ominous social trends, and mind-numbing routine are among its members?and their proliferation is an unfortunate sign of our times. But take heart. In this highly acclaimed work, legendary management consultant Warren Bennis unmasks the culprits, analyzes their tactics, and offers new insights for change agents struggling to take charge in an era that conspires against effective leadership.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics by means of John J. Mearsheimer
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Overview: For greater than twenty years, John J. Mearsheimer has been thought to be some of the major realist thinkers on overseas coverage. Clear and incisive in addition to a fearlessly truthful analyst, his coauthored 2007 New York Times bestseller, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, aroused a firestorm with its unflinching take a look at the making of America’s Middle East coverage. Now he is taking a take a look at every other arguable however understudied facet of global members of the family: mendacity.
In Why Leaders Lie, Mearsheimer supplies the primary systematic research of mendacity as a device of statecraft, figuring out the sorts, the explanations, and the prospective prices and advantages. Drawing on a wealth of examples, he argues that leaders ceaselessly lie for excellent strategic causes, so a blanket condemnation is unrealistic and unwise. Yet there are different forms of deception but even so mendacity, together with concealment and spinning. Perhaps no difference is extra essential than that between mendacity to every other state and mendacity to at least one’s personal other folks. Mearsheimer used to be amazed to find how strange interstate mendacity has been; given the ambience of mistrust a few of the nice powers, he discovered that outright deceit is hard to tug off and thus infrequently well worth the effort. Moreover, it now and again backfires when it does happen. Khrushchev lied in regards to the dimension of the Soviet missile drive, sparking an American build-up. Eisenhower used to be stuck mendacity about U-2 undercover agent flights in 1960, which scuttled an upcoming summit with Krushchev. Leaders are much more likely to misinform their very own publics than different states, now and again with harmful penalties. Though the explanations is also noble–Franklin Roosevelt, as an example, lied to the American other folks about German U-boats attacking the destroyer USS Greer in 1940, to construct a case for struggle in opposition to Hitler-they can simply result in crisis, as with the Bush management’s falsehoods about Iraq’s guns of mass destruction.
There hasn’t ever been a pointy research of global mendacity. Now a number one skilled supplies a richly knowledgeable and powerfully argued paintings that can alternate our working out of why leaders lie.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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What Retains Leaders Up at Evening: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Administration Points [Audiobook]
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What Retains Leaders Up at Evening: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Administration Points by Nicole Lipkin
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Overview: Irrespective of what number of initiatives you spearhead or how laborious you concentrate on selections, you’ll make the occasional administration misstep. All leaders do. You’ll be able to lie awake at evening questioning your self or you may take heed to this audiobook.
As a medical and enterprise psychologist who works with executives all over the world, Nicole Lipkin is aware of the stresses leaders face. In What Retains Leaders Up at Evening, she presents sensible options to the frequent errors leaders make with their individuals, answering questions together with: Why do I generally really feel threatened by my finest individuals? How do I stay cool in sizzling conditions? How can I guarantee individuals hear what I say? How can I cope extra successfully with change? Why have I misplaced so a lot of my finest staff to the competitors?
The e book examines engagement, motivation, expectation, feelings, interpersonal, and group dynamics – all of the psychological rules that play pivotal roles within the office. That includes illuminating examples and workouts, What Retains Leaders Up at Evening shines a vibrant gentle into the darkish corners the place all leaders wrestle with their very own shortcomings.
Style: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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