This refreshing little book on leadership takes an unusual tack by focusing on how to lead leaders. This kind of leadership, says author Jeswald W. Salacuse, is different from all others. However, he explains, leaders occur at every level of an organization, so managers throughout the hierarchy will find his principles applicable. Salacuse’s core idea is that you must discover the interests of those you wish to lead and then make it clear to them that you are serving their interests. This requires listening, personal attention, framing your objectives in their terms, and respecting their freedom and autonomy. Salacuse illustrates his ideas with examples drawn from history and contemporary politics. getAbstract.com recommends adding Salacuse’s book to your leadership library.
About the Author
Jeswald W. Salacuse is the Henry J. Brinker Professor of Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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