- Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Fundamentals of Strategic Thinking and Leadership -- The Nature of Strategic Thinking -- The Art of Leadership -- ch. 2 The Four Types of Strategic Leadership -- The Visionary Type: Driving Strategy through Personal Insight -- The Directive Type: Driving Strategy through Structure and Process -- The Incubating Type: Driving Strategy through Empowering Others -- The Collaborative Type: Driving Strategy through Cocreation -- ch. 3 Examples of Strategic Leadership -- Indiegogo -- P&G's Latin American Merger with Gillette -- Design for America -- Google Takeout -- ch. 4 Applying Strategic Leadership -- Gaining Strategic Insight -- Driving Strategic Change -- Todd Connor and the Bunker -- ch. 5 Garnering Buy--in, Commitment, and Advocacy -- Winning the Hearts of Your Followers -- The YMCA of the USA -- Engaging the Minds of Your Followers -- The United States Coast Guard -- Leveraging the Hands of Your Followers -- The Heartland Angels -- ch. 6 Developing Strategic Leadership -- Competencies of the Strategic Leader -- Organization and Individual Development -- GE's Crotonville -- In Closing -- Resources -- Firming Up and Rounding Out Your Skills and Abilities.
- "Be a more effective leader with strategic thinkingLeading with Strategic Thinking reveals what effective leaders do differently. Eschewing the one-size-fits-all leadership model, this helpful guide outlines four general leadership types and demonstrates how each type achieves success - whether through personal vision, structured process, collaboration, or by empowering others. The authors identify the actions and skills that distinguish strategic leadership, drawn from interviews and focus groups with over three hundred leaders from around the world. Examples and case studies illustrate these concepts in action, and the provided reference materials steer readers toward more advanced information on this important topic.The disruptive forces of technology and globalization raise new challenges for leaders. This book is a manual that will help executives and aspiring leaders harness these forces and address the two central questions of strategic leadership: How do the best leaders develop their strategy? How do effective leaders drive strategic change? Becoming a strategic leader isn't about mimicking an icon. The most effective leaders seize opportunity in a way that consciously integrates environmental requirements, stakeholder expectations, and personal ability. Leading with Strategic Thinking shows what these leaders do, and gives anyone the tools to be a more strategic leader"--
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1118968166 electronic bk.
9781119153818 electronic bk.
1119153816 electronic bk.
- Includes index.
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