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Guide to finding resources related to various management topics.
Leadership is an important skill for good managers to develop. The Free Management Library includes "problem solving and decision making, planning, meeting management, delegation, communications and managing yourself" among the important qualities of a leader.
There is currently a debate over the extent to which leadership and management overlap. You can read more about some of the popular differences in this article by the Clemmer Group.
In October of 1997, the nation's top business theorists and practitioners met at a conference cosponsored by USC's Leadership Institute and the Center for Effective Organizations. The group was challenged to present their most advanced ideas regarding leadership and change management. This guide is the stunning result of their efforts. Charged with fascinating case studies, action strategies, and unbeatable advice, The Leader's Change Handbook features fresh works by a variety of distinguished contributors.
This text provides a four-tiered approach to becoming a more effective leader. From establishing a context for examining your leadership role in the organization to enhancing your performance, the author provides information on developing leaders who are able to keep ahead of the pace of business. Through anecdotes, personal profiles and case studies Peter Topping looks at leadership models and frameworks; tools for assessing leadership strengths; coaching, teaching and mentoring skills and techniques for handling change and growth.