Leadership Through People Skills

Hardcover | September 8, 2003

byR. Lefton, Victor Buzzotta

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The pioneers of the Dimensional Model for managerial behavior demonstrate how to master skills that boost productivity

Robert Lefton and Victor Buzzotta, cofounders of Psychological Associates, have revolutionized managerial procedure with their Dimensional Model--a behavioral standard that has been adapted and imitated by companies all over the world.

Leadership Through People Skills outlines this model, as the authors explain in detail how people skills work and provide exercises designed to improve them. They also offer strategies for using these skills in the right situations, at the right times, in the right ways with direct reports, peers, and bosses.

Managers will learn how to improve their:

  • Sizing-up skills: interacting effectively through appropriate action
  • Communication skills: strategies for finding out what others are thinking
  • Motivational skills: giving people a compelling reason to do their best
  • Adaptive skills: fitting actions to the people for whom they are intended

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The pioneers of the Dimensional Model for managerial behavior demonstrate how to master skills that boost productivityRobert Lefton and Victor Buzzotta, cofounders of Psychological Associates, have revolutionized managerial procedure with their Dimensional Model--a behavioral standard that has been adapted and imitated by companies all...

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A productive leader sees to it that people do their jobs with the skills and commitment needed to produce the best obtainable results at the lowest feasible outlay of money, time, and resources. The most successful leaders are experts at sizing people up, establishing two-way communications, creating environments that motivate greater ...

Robert E. Lefton, Ph.D. is cofounder, president, and CEO of Psychological Associates and a leading authority in management and organization development. Victor R. Buzzotta, Ph.D. is cofounder and chairman of the board of Psychological Associates and CEO of Dimensional Worldwide.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 0.79 inPublished:September 8, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071420355

ISBN - 13:9780071420358

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