Book News: October 7th, 2002

Charles J. Palus, David M. HorthBased on years of specialized research, The Leader’s Edge outlines six distinct creative leadership skills that, while not traditionally associated with management development, have, nevertheless, proven to be essential to modern business leadership. Here, the book’s authors deliver compelling lessons in paying attention, personalizing, imaging, serious play, collaborative inquiry, and crafting — all competencies that modern leaders should master. They also outline activities for real-world implementation, provide case examples, and suggest ways to avoid common mistakes. A wealth of self-reflections and tools helps ensure your rapid progress.

Published by Jossey-Bass ISBN: 0-7879-0999-8. 29.95 US dollars