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Principle-Centered Leadership

Principle-Centered Leadership - 91 edition

ISBN13: 978-0671792800

Cover of Principle-Centered Leadership 91 (ISBN 978-0671792800)
ISBN13: 978-0671792800
ISBN10: 0671792806
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 91
Publisher: Fireside Paperbacks
Published: 1991
International: No

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Principle-Centered Leadership - 91 edition

ISBN13: 978-0671792800

Stephen R. Covey

ISBN13: 978-0671792800
ISBN10: 0671792806
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 91
Publisher: Fireside Paperbacks

Published: 1991
International: No
Summary

How do we as individuals and organizations survive and thrive amid tremendous change? Why are efforts to improve falling so short in real results despite the millions of dollars in time, capital, and human effort being spent on them? How do we unleash the creativity, talent, and energy within ourselves and others in the midst of pressure? Is it realistic to believe that balance among personal, family, and professional life is possible?

Stephen R. Covey demonstrates that the answer to these and other dilemmas is Principle-Centered Leadership, a long-term, inside-out approach to developing people and organizations. The key to dealing with the challenges that face us today is the recognition of a principle-centered core within both ourselves and our organizations. Dr. Covey offers insights and guidelines that can help you apply these principles both at work and at home -- leading not just to a new understanding of how to increase quality and productivity, but also to a new appreciation of the importance of building personal and professional relationships in order to enjoy a more balanced, more rewarding, more effective life.

Author Bio

Covey, Stephen R. : Franklin Covey Co.

Stephen R. Covey is an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, founder of the former Covey Leadership Center, and cochairman of Franklin Covey Co. He has made teaching Principle-Centered Living and Principle-Centered Leadership his life's work. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard and a doctorate from Brigham Young University, where he was a professor of organizational behavior and business management and also served as director of university relations and assistant to the president. For more than thirty years he has taught millions of individuals, families, and leaders in business, education, and government the transforming power of principles or natural laws that govern human and organizational effectiveness.
Dr. Covey is the author of several acclaimed books, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which has been at the top of the bestseller lists for over seven years and tied as the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century in a survey of Chief Executive Magazine's readers. More than ten million copies have been sold in twenty-eight languages and seventy countries. His books Principle-Centered Leadership and First Things First are two of the bestselling business books of the decade.

Dr. Covey and other Franklin Covey authors, speakers, and spokespersons, all authorities on leadership and effectiveness, are consistently sought by radio and television stations, magazines, and newspapers throughout the world.

Among recent acknowledgments, Dr. Covey has received the Thomas More College Medallion for continuing service to humanity, the Toastmasters' International Top Speaker Award, Inc. magazine's National Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and several honorary doctorates. He has also been recognized as one of Time magazine's twenty-five most influential Americans.

Stephen, his wife, Sandra, and their family live in the Rocky Mountains of Utah.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Principle-Centered Approach

Section 1: PERSONAL AND INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Introduction to Section 1
Chapter 1 Characteristics of Principle-Centered Leaders
Chapter 2 Seven Habits Revisited
Chapter 3 Three Resolutions
Chapter 4 Primary Greatness
Chapter 5 A Break with the Past
Chapter 6 Six Days of Creation
Chapter 7 Seven Deadly Sins
Chapter 8 Moral Compassing
Chapter 9 Principle-Centered Power
Chapter 10 Clearing Communication Lines
Chapter 11 Thirty Methods of Influence
Chapter 12 Eight Ways to Enrich Marriage and Family Relationships
Chapter 13 Making Champions of Your Children

Section 2: MANAGERIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Introduction to Section 2
Chapter 14 Abundance Managers
Chapter 15 Seven Chronic Problems
Chapter 16 Shifting Your Management Paradigm
Chapter 17 Advantages of the PCL Paradigm
Chapter 18 Six Conditions of Empowerment
Chapter 19 Managing Expectations
Chapter 20 Organizational Control Versus Self-Supervision
Chapter 21 Involving People in the Problem
Chapter 22 Using Stakeholder Information Systems
Chapter 23 Completed Staff Work
Chapter 24 Manage from the Left, Lead from the Right
Chapter 25 Principles of Total Quality
Chapter 26 Total Quality Leadership
Chapter 27 Seven Habits and Deming's 14 Points
Chapter 28 Transforming a Swamp into an Oasis
Chapter 29 Corporate Constitutions
Chapter 30 Universal Mission Statement
Chapter 31 Principle-Centered Learning Environments

Epilogue: Fishing the Stream
A Personal Note
Acknowledgments
Index