Being the Boss
The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader
Category: Leadership & Management
Let these commonsense strategies guide your journey to becoming a great manager.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the “3 Imperatives” – “manage yourself, manage your network and manage your team” – are vital to leadership
- How they can guide your development as a manager and as you pursue team goals and career growth
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Why you should read Being the Boss
Even great managers face unprecedented challenges in an economic climate characterized by constant innovation, chaos and general unpredictability. Harvard professor of business administration Linda A. Hill and business writer Kent Lineback offer a lucid blend of cogent theory and practical strategies. They educate and inspire novice and experienced leaders who want to practice the fundamentals of good management. getAbstract recommends this deftly organized, clearly presented, practical guide primarily to new and middle managers but also to anyone who aspires to be a great boss.
About the Authors
Professor Linda A. Hill teaches business administration at Harvard Business School. Kent Lineback, a former executive and now a writer and coach, has co-authored or collaborated on more than 12 business books.
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April 25, 2013 nullIIT COULD BE MORE INFORMATIVE. PILLALAMARRI JANARDANAKRISHNA
February 12, 2013 zohar kimhivery nice :)
January 28, 2013 Thomas BergenGreat abstract. Really helped me.
December 30, 2012 Krishna YalamanchiClear crisp summary and uses the right summarization for building Operational, Strategic and Development networks. Finally the quotes from the book in the end are relevant and practical.
December 29, 2012 Olga AyalaThere are to many things one leader should consider or learn, I mean there are some cultural things that make pressure on the leader according with the situation, also the leader should consider characteristics of his team like indidiualistic enthusiasm, etc.
Any way, I guess this summary is very practical.
December 24, 2012 Tran Quang LinhIt is a good book. This clarify the hidden borders which a boss face with.
December 24, 2012 Nguyen Tri ThongThere are not many new things in this book compared to others of the same category (book about leadership) published beforehand. I wonder if the authors have provided more practical tools/frameworks in the full version. Also considering cultural diferences, the required approach may vary among managers (e.g. the East (where structure is more or less hierachical, and team members havea collective spirit) versus the West (where structure is highly democratic and people are much more individualistic and demanding)).