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Harvard business review on building personal and organiaztional resilience / Harvard Business School Press

By: Harvard Business School Press [autor]
Series: Harvard business review paparback seriesPublisher: Boston (Estados Unidos) : Harvard Business Review, ©2003Description: 188 páginas : ilustraciones ; 22 cmContent type: texto Media type: no mediado Carrier type: volumenISBN: 1591392721Subject(s): Cambio organizacional | éxito en Los Negocios | Gestión de crisis | LiderazgoDDC classification: 658.4056
Contents:
How resilience works. -- Leading in times of trauma. -- Crucibles of leadership. -- A survival guide for leaders. -- The toxic handler: organizational hero-and casualty. -- Leadership in a combat zone. -- September 11, 2001: a CEO's story. -- The enemies of trust.
Summary: Why do some people bounce back from life's hardships while others despair? This collection of articles looks at the nature of individual and organizational resilience, an issue that has gained special urgency in today's unstable world environment. In the business arena, resilience has found its way onto the list of qualities sought in employees. This collection provides readers with the ability to solve problems without the usual or obvious tools and prepares them to improvise rapid responses to crisis.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Harvard Business Review is the place to learn about important management issues, bringing today's managers and professionals the information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. From the preeminent thinkers whose work has defined an entire field to the rising stars who will redefine the way we think about business, here are the leading minds and landmark ideas that have established Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious business people in organizations around the globe. The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series delivers the best business thinking--both classic and contemporary--in succinct and accessible form. Individually, the titles help managers master the key ideas on specific topics; as a whole, the series creates a rare opportunity to reflect on the seminal ideas of the past, understand and apply today's most compelling business thinking, and envision the future of management.

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How resilience works. -- Leading in times of trauma. -- Crucibles of leadership. -- A survival guide for leaders. -- The toxic handler: organizational hero-and casualty. -- Leadership in a combat zone. -- September 11, 2001: a CEO's story. -- The enemies of trust.

Why do some people bounce back from life's hardships while others despair? This collection of articles looks at the nature of individual and organizational resilience, an issue that has gained special urgency in today's unstable world environment. In the business arena, resilience has found its way onto the list of qualities sought in employees. This collection provides readers with the ability to solve problems without the usual or obvious tools and prepares them to improvise rapid responses to crisis.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • How Resilience Works (p. 1)
  • Leading in Times of Trauma (p. 19)
  • Crucibles of Leadership (p. 39)
  • A Survival Guide for Leaders (p. 59)
  • The Toxic Handler: Organizational Hero--and Casualty (p. 85)
  • Leadership in a Combat Zone (p. 113)
  • September 11, 2001: A CEO's Story (p. 135)
  • The Enemies of Trust (p. 155)
  • About the Contributors (p. 175)
  • Index (p. 179)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Warren Bennis was born in the Bronx, New York on March 8, 1925. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army, completed officers' training, and became one of the youngest platoon leaders to serve in Europe. He was awarded both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He received a bachelor's degree from Antioch College in Ohio in 1951 and a doctorate in economics from M.I.T. As an educator, he taught organizational studies at Harvard University, Boston University, and the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He was a professor of business administration at The University of Southern California for more than 30 years. <p> He wrote more than 30 books on leadership including On Becoming a Leader, Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, and Why Leaders Can't Lead. He also wrote a memoir entitled Still Surprised. He advised several presidents and business executives on the essence of successful leadership including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan and Howard D. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks. Bennis died on July 31, 2014 at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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