Why do so many incompetent men become leaders (and how to fix it) / by Tomas Chamorro-PremuzicPublisher: Boston, M.A. : Harvard Business Review Press, 2019Description: 218 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781633696327.Subject(s): Gender equality | Leadership | Behaviour | Human resources
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|Book||Australia||200.5 CHA 2019 (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||CA014100|
|Book||New Zealand||200.5 WHY (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||CA015527|
Why most leaders are inept -- Confidence disguised as competence -- Why bad buys win -- The charisma myth -- The female advantage -- What good leaders look like -- Learning to distrust our instincts -- How leaders get better -- Measuring a leaders' impact.
Asks why it is so challenging for competent people - especially women - to become leaders. Suggests most organisations equate leadership with destructive personality traits, such as overconfidence. Discusses what it really takes to lead and how new systems and processes can put the right people in the right place.