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Rating

7 Overall

10 Applicability

6 Innovation

6 Style


Recommendation

It’s good to hear that employing a clear, open business policy can boost the bottom line and upgrade management. With all the recent corporate scandals, a management approach based on “what you see is what you get” is refreshing – and it works. Transparent management can increase employee morale, retention and productivity. Transparent leaders are better at their jobs and make a difference in people’s lives. Using case studies and self-assessment surveys, authors Barbara and Elizabeth Pagano help potential leaders evaluate and hone their honesty and their leadership styles. The case studies in this easy to read, if slightly repetitive, volume help convey the authors’ key points, which center on honesty, awareness and open communications. getAbstract recommends this value-enriched book to aspiring leaders, managers and executives who may be surprised to learn that transparent leadership is one of those intangibles that can produce concrete results.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What transparent leadership is;
  • How it can improve morale and profitability; and
  • Which nine essential behaviors shape a transparent leader.
 

About the Authors

Barbara Pagano, president of Executive Pathways, has coached more than 3,000 senior leaders and business owners about management behavior. Elizabeth Pagano is an award-winning reporter who has covered many business issues.

 

Summary

Putting Honor Back in Business
The concept of transparency – honestly, authentically communicating in a way that builds credibility – is an accepted part of corporate financial operations. However, it is not as commonly practiced in executive management. Today, companies seem more alert...

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