Book News: April 22nd, 2016

In this book James M Kouzes and Barry Z Posner argue that the truth is 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. Whether you’re an experienced leader or someone new to the role, Learning Leadership 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, this book can be used to cultivate the hard and soft skills needed to make a positive difference. This invigorating resource gives firsthand evidence that the ability to learn is the most critical leadership skill, and the first thing to learn is who you are and what is important to you.

Published by Wiley ISBN-13: 978-1119144281 $16.18