Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller and Vikram Malhotra
The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest
Discover the six mind-sets that separate the best CEOs from the rest.
Advice telling chief executive officers how to achieve superior results saturates the market, but this collaborative effort from three McKinsey senior partners – Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller and Vikram Malhotra – sets a high bar. Extensive, in-depth research from McKinsey and the authors’ interviews with 67 corporate leaders yield a treasure trove of rich information, original guidance and pragmatic insight for established and aspiring CEOs. The authors and their experts tell corporate chief executives how to satisfy the endless demands of one of the world’s toughest jobs. The book outlines six pivotal chief executive officer responsibilities – “Setting the direction, aligning the organization, mobilizing through leaders, engaging the board, connecting with stakeholders and managing personal effectiveness” – and reveals the mind-sets that distinguish the best CEOs from the rest.
About the Authors
Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller and Vikram Malhotra are senior partners at McKinsey & Company. Carolyn Dewar has published more than 30 articles in the Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly. Scott Keller’s books include Leading Organizations and Beyond Performance.
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