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Principle-centered leadership

Author: Stephen R Covey
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
How do we as individuals and organizations survive and thrive amid tremendous change? Why are efforts to improve falling so short in real results despite the millions of dollars in time, capital, and human effort being spent on them? How do we unleash the creativity, talent, and energy within ourselves and others in the midst of pressure? Is it realistic to believe that balance among personal, family, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Covey, Stephen R.
Principle-centered leadership.
New York : Summit Books, ©1991
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Covey
ISBN: 0671749102 9780671749101 9780671792800 0671792806
OCLC Number: 24212250
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1. Personal and interpersonal effectiveness. --
1. Characteristics of principle-centered leaders --
2. Seven habits revisited --
3. Three resolutions --
4. Primary greatness --
5. A break with the past --
6. Six days of creation --
7. Seven deadly sins --
8. Moral compassing --
9. Principle-centered power --
10. Clearing communications lines --
11. Thirty methods of influence --
12. Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships --
13. Making champions of your children --
Section 2. Managerial and organizational development --
14. Abundance managers --
15. Seven chronic problems --
16. Shifting your management paradigm --
17. Advantages of the PCL paradigm --
18. Six conditions of empowerment --
19. Managing expectations --
20. Organizational control versus self-supervision --
21. Involving people in the problem --
2. Using stakeholder information systems --
23. Completed staff work --
24. Manage from the left, lead from the right --
25. Principles of total quality --
26. Total quality leadership --
27. Seven habits and Deming's 14 points --
28. Transforming a swamp into an oasis --
29. Corporate constitutions --
30. Universal mission statement --
31. Principle-centered learning environments. --
Epilogue: Fishing the stream --
A personal note.
Responsibility: Stephen R. Covey.


The author invites business readers to center their professional lives around principles of excellence and quality and discusses the six conditions of effectiveness and the patterns of organizational  Read more...
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