Leadership That Gets Results (Harvard Business Review Classics) by Daniel GolemanLeadership That Gets Results (Harvard Business Review Classics) by Daniel Goleman

Leadership That Gets Results (Harvard Business Review Classics)

byDaniel Goleman

Paperback | June 27, 2017

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A leader's singular job is to get results. But even with all the leadership training programs and "expert" advice available, effective leadership still eludes many people and organizations. One reason, says Daniel Goleman, is that such experts offer advice based on inference, experience, and instinct, not on quantitative data. Now, drawing on research of more than 3,000 executives, Goleman explores which precise leadership behaviors yield positive results. He outlines six distinct leadership styles, each one springing from different components of emotional intelligence. Each style has a distinct effect on the working atmosphere of a company, division, or team, and, in turn, on its financial performance. Coercive leaders demand immediate compliance. Authoritative leaders mobilize people toward a vision. Affiliative leaders create emotional bonds and harmony. Democratic leaders build consensus through participation. Pacesetting leaders expect excellence and self-direction. And coaching leaders develop people for the future. The research indicates that leaders who get the best results don't rely on just one leadership style; they use most of the styles in any given week. Goleman details the types of business situations each style is best suited for, and he explains how leaders who lack one or more of these styles can expand their repertories. He maintains that with practice leaders can switch among leadership styles to produce powerful results, thus turning the art of leadership into a science.

The Harvard Business Review Classics series offers you the opportunity to make seminal Harvard Business Review articles a part of your permanent management library. Each highly readable volume contains a groundbreaking idea that continues to shape best practices and inspire countless managers around the world-and will have a direct impact on you today and for years to come.

Daniel Golemanis the coauthor of the acclaimed business bestsellerPrimal Leadershipand author of the international bestsellersEmotional Intelligence,Working with Emotional Intelligence, andSocial Intelligence. His latest books areWhat Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence MattersandThe Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education. He...
Title:Leadership That Gets Results (Harvard Business Review Classics)Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 6.5 × 4.25 × 0.68 inPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:Harvard Business Review PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633692620

ISBN - 13:9781633692626