This title presents a fast track route to understanding leaders and leadership. It covers the key areas of leadership, from transformational, charismatic and adaptive leadership to co-leadership and a new emphasis on great low-profile leaders. It features examples and lessons from some of the world's most successful leaders, including Jack Welch, Akio Morita, and Archie Norman, and ideas from the smartest thinkers, including Warren Bennis, Manfred Kets de Vries, Charles Hampden-Turner and Fons Trompenaars, Henry Mintzberg, and Jim Collins. It includes a glossary of key concepts and a comprehensive resources guide.
TONY KIPPENBERGER worked for seventeen years at the Financial Times. After ten years in senior level management development he established the Centre for Strategic Business Studies in 1993. He is a former editor of The Antidote.