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First-time leader : foundational tools for inspiring and enabling your new team / by George Bradt and Gillian Davis

By: Bradt, George.
Contributor(s): Davis, Gillian.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2014Description: xii, 224 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781118828120.Subject(s): Leadership | Interpersonal communication | Employees | Career developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook
Contents:
GETTING STARTED: Congratulations! It's great to be a leader, you've earned it, and your new job is going to be a wild ride -- Take charge of your new team -- The BRAVE leadership success framework: behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values, environment. BUILD YOUR BRAVE LEADERSHIP FROM THE OUTSIDE IN: Environment - get clear on your mission and fields of action -- Values - align yourself and your team with the organization's mission, vision and values - more or less -- Attitude - make crucial choices around your team's strategy, posture, and culture -- Relationships - the heart of leadership -- Behaviors: how you get things done through other people. LEADING SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE TEAMS: With teams of less than 10 people, adopt a start-up mind-set -- Lead teams of 10 to 20 like an extended family -- If you're leading more than 30 people, hierarchy is your friend.
Summary: Advises that 40% of new leaders fail within their first 18 months. Offers a framework to approach every relevant angle of leadership, including behaviours, relationships, attitudes, environment and values. Includes real-world scenarios, learning activities and downloadable tools.
Item type Home library Call number URL Status Notes Date due Item reserves
Book Book Australia
200.5 BRA 2014 (Browse shelf) Available
EBook EBook International
EBL Ebook (Browse shelf) Link to resource eBook Available as an ebook here
Book Book New Zealand
200.5 FIR (Browse shelf) Available
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GETTING STARTED: Congratulations! It's great to be a leader, you've earned it, and your new job is going to be a wild ride -- Take charge of your new team -- The BRAVE leadership success framework: behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values, environment. BUILD YOUR BRAVE LEADERSHIP FROM THE OUTSIDE IN: Environment - get clear on your mission and fields of action -- Values - align yourself and your team with the organization's mission, vision and values - more or less -- Attitude - make crucial choices around your team's strategy, posture, and culture -- Relationships - the heart of leadership -- Behaviors: how you get things done through other people. LEADING SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE TEAMS: With teams of less than 10 people, adopt a start-up mind-set -- Lead teams of 10 to 20 like an extended family -- If you're leading more than 30 people, hierarchy is your friend.

Advises that 40% of new leaders fail within their first 18 months. Offers a framework to approach every relevant angle of leadership, including behaviours, relationships, attitudes, environment and values. Includes real-world scenarios, learning activities and downloadable tools.

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