Leading the Unleadable
How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People
Author: Alan Willett
Pub Date: November 2016
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814437605
Page Count: 240
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814437612
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"It’s a logical organizational design and learning approach, supported by a few realistic case studies and some very practical advice...Positive, and enough for new and seasoned managers to use as a guide to the divas around us." --Booklist
"His system will give leaders at all levels the skills and confidence to give a group the freedom they need to be creative and productive without letting them wreak havoc with the team’s agenda." --Retailing Insight
“...wonderful resource for all leaders, because it discusses strategies for improving leadership at all levels with a thorough discussion of leadership challenges and strategies for improvement.”— Technical Communications
“Presents a framework, approach, and recommendations for transforming the troublesome to the tremendous.” – PM World Journal
"[Willett] urges you to appreciate the diversity of every leaf…mavericks, cynics and divas aren’t out to sink you; they just see another path to improving the organization." –Globe and Mail
“…makes a compelling argument to set the bar higher and accept the call to exceptional leadership….provides useful practical guidance and is an important addition to the reference collection of project managers seeking to achieve their full leadership potential.” —PM World Journal
“…how to become an exceptional leader who can manage any¬one in any situation…an easy-to-read book on a complex subject.” —BizEd
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