Book News: October 3rd, 2016

This book by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner offers a framework to help individuals at all levels, functions and backgrounds, to take charge of their own leadership development.

The authors argue that the best leaders are the best learners. Leadership is a set of abilities and like any other skill set it can be learned and improved. Becoming an exemplary leader is not easy. It takes self belief, aspiration, grit, support and deliberate practice. But with solid determination and supportive guidance everyone can learn to become a better leader than they are today. Learning Leadership Delivers the concrete framework and practical steps for building exemplary leaders for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

Whether you are an experienced leader or someone new to the role, this comprehensive guide offers evidence-based strategies for taking charge of your own leadership development and unleashing the leader within. Based on more than 30 years of research, with data from more than 70 countries, this insightful treatment on learning explores the fundamentals of becoming an exemplary leader and presents a solid foundation on which to strengthen and expand leadership skills.

Through easily digestible chapters with self coaching actions, the book can be used to cultivate the hard and soft skills needed to make a positive difference.

Published by Wiley ISNB-10 1119144281. £11.81