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The Leadership Code

Dave Ulrich, Norm Smallwood, Kate Sweetman

What makes a great leader? It's a question that has been tackled by thousands. In fact, there are literally tens of thousands of leadership studies, theories, frameworks, models, and recommended best practices. But where are the clear, simple answers we need for our daily work lives? Are there any?

Dave Ulrich, Norm Smallwood, and Kate Sweetman set out to answer these questions--to crack the code of leadership. Drawing on decades of research experience, the authors conducted extensive interviews with a variety of respected CEOs, academics, experienced executives, and seasoned consultants -- and heard the same five essentials repeated again and again. These five rules became The Leadership Code.

 
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The Employee Engagement Mindset : The Six Drivers for Tapping into the Hidden Potential of Everyone in Your Company

Timothy R. Clark

Create and deploy the most powerful competitive weapon in business today--the Self-Empowered Employee
The Employee Engagement Mindset outlines a simple six-part shared manager/employee model for increasing engagement: Shaping, Connecting, Learning, Stretching, Achieving, and Contributing. It shifts the paradigm of engagement from an employer-centered model to an employee-centered view. By emphasizing shared manager and personal responsibility, coupled with intrinsic motivation, you will dramatically increase employee engagement.