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Man-Made
Man-Made
Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds

Man-Made

Why So Few Women Are in Positions of Power

Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds’ Man-Made looks at women in business, government and not-for-profit organizations to explore the reasons behind - and the solutions to - the gross underrepresentation of women in leadership positions. Along the way, the authors look at the value of work for women and vice versa; how women are seen and how they ...

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Complex Adaptive Leadership
Complex Adaptive Leadership
Nick Obolensky

Complex Adaptive Leadership

Embracing Paradox and Uncertainty

Complex Adaptive Leadership, a Gower bestseller, has been taught in corporate leadership programmes, business schools and universities around the world to high acclaim. In this updated paperback edition, the author argues that leadership is a complex dynamic process and should involve all those engaged in a particular enterprise. Nick Obolensky ...

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Leadership Meta-Competencies
Leadership Meta-Competencies
Dimitris Bourantas and Vasia Agapitou

Leadership Meta-Competencies

Discovering Hidden Virtues

The meta-competencies discussed in this refreshing book are timeless virtues of which effective leaders seem to possess:Existential intelligence - the ability to pose questions and reflect on fundamental issues in ways that develop a mature ability to interpret the world and better understand other people;Phronesis - the ability to exercise ...

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African-Centred Management Education
African-Centred Management Education
David N. Abdulai

African-Centred Management Education

A New Paradigm for an Emerging Continent

Abdulai believes that, like Asian economies, Africa can sustain its current growth and development by combining its abundant natural resources with its human capital to attain economic development. In African-Centred Management Education he explains how this will require an African cadre of well-trained managers at the helm of both private ...

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A Field Guide for Organisation Development
A Field Guide for Organisation Development
Edited by Ed Griffin, Mike Alsop, Martin Saville and Grahame Smith

A Field Guide for Organisation Development

Taking Theory into Practice

Through contributions from leading organisation development practitioners with unparalleled experience, A Field Guide for Organisation Development answers four questions: What is OD and why does it matter? Where does OD fit and who does it? How do you actually do OD? How do you know if it's worked and prove the benefit?This book provides a ...

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Human Nature
Human Nature
Greg Clydesdale

Human Nature

A Guide to Managing Workplace Relations

Humans are weird! They can be emotional, irrational and often unpredictable, yet as their manager, it is your job to get the best out of them. In fact they are often the key to your success. Sadly, humans do not come with an instruction manual which lists their technical specifications.In Human Nature, Greg Clydesdale argues that even where ...

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Competitiveness in the Real Economy
Competitiveness in the Real Economy
Rui Vinhas da Silva

Competitiveness in the Real Economy

Value Aggregation, Economics and Management in the Provision of Goods and Services

Value aggregation to goods and services is unbelievably important to the balance of trade of modern nations, yet it receives minute attention by economists and policy-makers alike. In Competitiveness in the Real Economy, Rui Vinhas da Silva shows that the nature and dynamics of contemporary global competition requires a sharper focus on value ...

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Beyond Goals
Beyond Goals
Edited by Susan David, David Clutterbuck and David Megginson

Beyond Goals

Effective Strategies for Coaching and Mentoring

What is there in developmental relationships beyond setting and striving to achieve goals? The presence of goals in coaching and mentoring programs has gone largely unquestioned, yet evidence is growing that the standard prescription of SMART, challenging goals is not always appropriate - and even potentially dangerous - in the context of ...

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