Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity by Elliott JaquesExecutive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity by Elliott Jaques

Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity

byElliott Jaques, Stephen D. ClementForeword byRonnie Lessem

Paperback | June 6, 1994

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Strong managerial leadership is a major factor in competitiveness and effectiveness in business. Companies must establish a managerial organization structure that puts competent managerial leaders into suitable roles. The aim of this practical text is to provide a foundation for leadership at a down-to-earth and understandable level.
Elliott Jaques continues the development of his comprehensive theory-based system of organizational structure and managerial processes, based on more that 46 years of practical field work in industry and commerce, government and health services, in the Church of England and in the US Army. He is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at ...
Title:Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing ComplexityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.8 inPublished:June 6, 1994Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0631193138

ISBN - 13:9780631193135


Table of Contents

Foreword: Requisite Leadership - Managing Complexity by Ronnie Lessem.


Special Acknowledgement.


Part I: Concepts and Principles: .

1. The Demystification of Leadership.

2. Human Nature at Work.

3. Role Complexity and Task Complexity.

4. Basic Concepts of Organizational Structure.

Part II: Requisite Practices:.

5. Task Assigning Role Relationships (TARRs).

6. Managerial Leadership.

7. Supervisory Leadership.

8. Project Teams and Expert Leadership.

9. Manager-Once-Removed (MOR) Leadership Accountability.

10. Organizational Leadership.

11. Managerial Leadership Development Program.

Outline and Summary.



Editorial Reviews

"This book is an enthralling read from start to finish and a marvellous addition to the Developmental Management series." Executive Development.