The Elephant in the Room: How Relationships Make or Break the Success of Leaders and Organizations (Hardcover)

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    Diana McLain Smith is the chief executive partner of New Profit Inc., a national venture philanthropy firm. Formerly she was a partner at The Monitor Group, a global management consultancy, serving as chair of Human Dynamics and Change in Organizations at Monitor University where she taught, consulted, and conducted research. She is also a founding partner of Action Design, which specializes in professional and organizational learning.
    A systematic look at how relationships determine the success of leaders and their enterprises, along with tools to help strengthen and change them

    Since time immemorial, relationships have determined the fate of leaders. But today they are more critical to success than ever. No longer can leaders count on long time horizons or sloppy competition to make up for the inefficiencies that poor relationships create. Leaders must make decisions and take actions quickly and well with others, even those with whom they share very little?perhaps not even a time zone. This new world puts relationships at the center of what leaders must understand and master to succeed.

    • Uses in-depth observational studies and clinical research to explore how relationships at the top of organizations work, develop, and change
    • Shows how to understand, strengthen, and transform these relationships, so they can withstand the most intense pressures and conflicts

    This important book features a Foreword by Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline.

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    ISBN 9781118015421
    Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 305
    Publisher Date 2011-08-09 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.14 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How Relationships Make or Break the Success of Leaders and Organizations
    Audience Professional and scholarly
    Authors Smith, Diana McLain

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