Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time


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HC 360

Product Description

Finalist for the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

Best business book of the week from Inc.com

The author of Power, Stanford business school professor, and a leading management thinker offers a hard-hitting dissection of the leadership industry and ways to make workplaces and careers work better.

The leadership enterprise is enormous, with billions of dollars, thousands of books, and hundreds of thousands of blogs and talks focused on improving leaders. But what we see worldwide is employee disengagement, high levels of leader turnover and career derailment, and failed leadership development efforts.

In Leadership BS, Jeffrey Pfeffer shines a bright light on the leadership industry, showing why it’s failing and how it might be remade. He sets the record straight on the oft-made prescriptions for leaders to be honest, authentic, and modest, tell the truth, build trust, and take care of others. By calling BS on so many of the stories and myths of leadership, he gives people a more scientific look at the evidence and better information to guide their careers.

Rooted in social science, and will practical examples and advice for improving management, Leadership BS encourages readers to accept the truth and then use facts to change themselves and the world for the better.

Technical Details
Binding
Hardcover
Number of Pages
272
Product group
Book
Brand
HC 360
Label
HarperBusiness
Publisher
HarperBusiness
Publication date
September 15, 2015
Release date
September 15, 2015
Author
Jeffrey Pfeffer
Language
English (Published), English (Original Language)
EAN
9780062383167
ISBN-10
0062383167
Item Dimensions L x W x H
6 x 0.93 x 9 inches
Item Weight
1 pounds
MPN
9780062383167
Manufacturer
HarperBusiness
Studio
HarperBusiness



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