Book News: August 31st, 2005

By John AdairHow to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking new book from acknowledged expert John Adair, which aims to set the record straight on leadership development. First he gives an invitation to join him on a journey of discovery about the nature of leadership and how it can be taught. Then he identifies the seven key principles of leadership development and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic levels. He argues that leadership is not a soft skill, but a key factor in achieving success. How to Grow Leaders will help to develop these skills in others and provide a guide for the reader’s own personal journey towards excellence as a leader.

How to Grow Leaders looks at the nature of leadership and how it can be encouraged and developed. Topics discussed include the manager as leader, how people become leaders, training team leaders and learning to be a top strategic leader.

Published by Kogan Page. ISBN: 0749443634. 12.99 pounds