The Only Leadership Book You'll Ever Need: How to Build Organizations Where Employees Love to Come to Work

The Only Leadership Book You'll Ever Need: How to Build Organizations Where Employees Love to Come to Work

by Peter Barron Stark, Jane Flaherty

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Overview

Every organization faces challenges and hardships. The Only Leadership Book You'll Ever Need teaches leaders how to overcome their most difficult obstacle: employee engagement. By pinpointing specific areas leaders can focus on and change,
this book shows how one leader can effectively change the entire workplace environment-- for the better.

Topics addressed include:

  • The 10 Keys to Workplace Excellence.
  • The 11 Stupid Things Managers Do to Mess Up Workplace Excellence.
  • 76 Strategies to Effectively Lead and Engage Employees.

Timely and accessible, The Only Leadership Book You'll Ever Need is an essential book for every executive and manager.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601631183
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 03/20/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Peter Barron Stark and Jane Flaherty lead Peter Barron Stark Companies, a California firm that specializes in building organizations where employees love to come to work and customers love to do business. During the past 20 years, their firm has surveyed nearly 100,000 people around the world. The data from these surveys and the experience of working with leading organizations have positioned them as specialists in the art of developing corporate cultures that attract and retain loyal, engaged employees. They have authored several books including The Competent Leader and The Only Negotiating Guide You'll Ever Need, and have been featured in a variety of media, including the New York Times, USA Today, CNN, and NBC.

Table of Contents

Introduction 15

Part 1 The Case for Workplace Excellence

Chapter 1 Become the Employer of Choice 23

Chapter 2 The 10 Keys to Workplace Excellence 29

Part 2 If You're a Manager Who Wants to Be a Leader, You Need Followers

Chapter 3 Being the Leader Who Makes a Difference 59

Chapter 4 11 Stupid Things Managers Do to Mess Up Workplace Excellence 73

Chapter 5 12-Step Recovery From Stupid Behaviors 93

Part 3 Creating Workplace Excellence

Chapter 6 The 76 Strategies 105

Part 4 The Outcomes of Workplace Excellence

Chapter 7 Priceless Outcomes 203

Appendix 211

Chapter Notes 215

Index 217

About the Authors 223

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