Perry Smith's 'rules and tools' what to do and how to do it - have guided hundreds of thousands of readers and leaders to growth and profitability. Now this leadership classic has been revised and updated to reflect the ever-changing business environment Where other self styled gurus and consultants offer flavour of the month management techniques that are long on theory and short on practical application Smith offers practical and insightful advice that is as relevant as it is timeless. Along with a thorough understanding of group dynamics business models and ethical practices RULES AND TOOLS FOR LEADERS features invaluable checklists and guidelines that provide everyday tools to put the tried and true rules into effect. From hiring firing and promoting to responding to major corporate crises from every day encounters to long range strategic planning Perry covers virtually every aspect of leadership and provides the means to get the job done - and done well.
Major General Perry M. Smith, USAF Retired, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and earned a Ph.D. in International Relations from Columbia University. An internationally known speaker and media commentator, he has conducted seminars on leadership, strategic planning, and ethics for hundreds of organizations, including Harvard's Kennedy School, Emory University, Microsoft, Tiffany & Company, Time Warner, and Texas Instruments. He is a military analyst for CBS radio and CBS television.