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5 Applicability

5 Innovation

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Chris and Reina Komisarjevsky illustrate effective management techniques using examples based on their toughest leadership experience: raising nine children. They delineate the skills that help children learn how to set goals, share objectives, communicate more effectively, and get along. Each chapter begins with a story about an experience with one of their children, such as buying ice cream or playing sandlot baseball. The stories illustrate management principles and guidelines. These precepts are very familiar, though linking them to child rearing is novel. Thus, the book serves as a nice, short recap of commonly known management and leadership principles, though getAbstract suspects that its treatment of the subject matter will probably be of more interest to managers who are parents as well.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What leadership skills you can hone from a child’s actions;
  • Why communication and encouragement are as important at work as in a family; and
  • Why you should promote employee individuality.
 

About the Authors

Chris Komisarjevsky is a father and president and CEO of Burson-Marsteller Worldwide, a leading global public relations firm. He has written articles on communications and business and has lectured at graduate schools. Reina Komisarjevsky is a full-time mother who always hoped she would have at least six children.

 

Summary

Raising Kids: Extreme Management
Children have a lot to teach about how to lead and manage. You can greatly increase your chances of being a good leader by noticing how children behave and what techniques work best in raising them. [Note: The authors often cite experiences with their ...

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