The High Impact Leader by Fred Luthans

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Based on research by the Gallup Leadership Institute, a proven program for developing valuable leadership ability, both in yourself and in others

Extensive research has identified specific traits that transform average individuals into authoritative, influential, and "authentic" leaders. These authentic leaders learn from the mistakes and successes of themselves and others and build a positive strength initiative within their organizations.

In The High Impact Leader, Gallup veterans Bruce Avolio and Fred Luthans show you what you can do to develop and leverage your own leadership strengths into positive, lasting improvement for both yourself and your organization.

Their findings combined with examples of wellknown leaders in action--such as Howard Schultz, of Starbucks, and Microsoft's Bill Gates--provide guidelines for accelerating leadership development in any environment. Building on Gallup's innovative "positive strengths" initiative, this results-driven book provides:

Proven indicators for gauging personal progress toward authentic leadership Strategies for building a pool of leadership-ready individuals in any organization Proprietary Gallup poll data and innovative leadership-building tools
 

About Fred Luthans

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Bruce J. Avolio, Ph.D., is the Clifton Chair in Leadership at the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Avolio is also Director of the Gallup Leadership Institute, Co-Director of the UNL/Gallup MBA/MA program in Executive Leadership, and Director of the Ph.D. program with a specialization in leadership at the College of Business Administration at UNL. Prior to joining the College of Business Administration at UNL, he was the Co-Director of the Center for Leadership Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Dr. Avolio has an international reputation as a researcher in leadership. He has consulted with senior leaders in public and private organizations in North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, and Israel. His research and consulting includes work with the militaries of the United States of America, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, Israel, and South Africa. Avolio has published six books and more than 100 articles on leadership. McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
 
Published June 24, 2008 by McGraw-Hill. 224 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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