CEO material : how to be a leader in any organization by D.A. Benton
By: Benton, D.A.Publisher: New York, NY, USA McGraw-Hill 2009Description: xiii, 234 p. : ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780071605458.Subject(s): LEADERSHIP | GOVERNANCE | HUMAN RELATIONS | MANAGEMENT | Leadership
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INTRODUCTION; YOU ARE CEO MATERIAL IF...: You have a good track record ; You never have to rely on your technical brilliance ; You know you don't know enough ; You have fire in your belly ; You feel broadly adequate ; You can be trusted ; You cause people to follow you even though they don't have to ; You accept the need to stand out and be visible ; You fit in ; You develop others to take your job ; You listen more than you talk ; You are decisive ; You can take bad news ; You are willing to make mistakes ; You manage your career and don't let others do it ; You have your personal life in check ; Conclusion: The leadership foursome - confidence, craftsmanship, constant communication, and coworker collaboration
Talks about the attributes needed in a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Shows how to become highly visible and indispensable to your organisation and how to project confidence, even when something hasn't gone your way. Discusses the four C's necessary for an effective CEO - confidence, constant communication, craftsmanship, and co-worker collaboration - and demonstrates how to master them.