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Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity / Edition 1

Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity / Edition 1


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Strong managerial leadership is a major factor in competitiveness and effectiveness in business. Companies must establish a managerial organization structure that puts competent managerial leaders into suitable roles. The aim of this practical text is to provide a foundation for leadership at a down-to-earth and understandable level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631193135
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/28/1994
Series: Developmental Management Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Elliott Jaques continues the development of his comprehensive theory-based system of organizational structure and managerial processes, based on more that 46 years of practical field work in industry and commerce, government and health services, in the Church of England and in the US Army. He is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Brunel University, England, and is Visiting Research Professor of Management Science at George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Stephen D. Clement has spent fifteen years in the field of leadership development in the US Army where he was instrumental in developing policy and doctrine for leadership training. He is currently the president of Organizational Design Inc, of Boerne, Texas, where he consults for international corporations as well as the US Army on applying organizational design principles.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Requisite Leadership - Managing Complexity by Ronnie Lessem.


Special Acknowledgement.


Part I: Concepts and Principles: .

1. The Demystification of Leadership.

2. Human Nature at Work.

3. Role Complexity and Task Complexity.

4. Basic Concepts of Organizational Structure.

Part II: Requisite Practices:.

5. Task Assigning Role Relationships (TARRs).

6. Managerial Leadership.

7. Supervisory Leadership.

8. Project Teams and Expert Leadership.

9. Manager-Once-Removed (MOR) Leadership Accountability.

10. Organizational Leadership.

11. Managerial Leadership Development Program.

Outline and Summary.



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"This book is an enthralling read from start to finish and a marvellous addition to the Developmental Management series." Executive Development.

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