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The Learning Advantage: Six Practices of Learning-Directed Leadership (Hardback)
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The Learning Advantage: Six Practices of Learning-Directed Leadership (Hardback)

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Hardback 194 Pages / Published: 17/05/2011
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Highlighting the best in management learning theory and practices, the authors provide a comprehensive approach to leadership from a learning perspective. This exciting new book, from award-winning authorities on learning, describes how leaders gain the advantage when they cultivate learning in themselves and others.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230577541
Number of pages: 194
Weight: 489 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm


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'This is the first book to spell out the benefits of experiential learning theory for practicing leaders. Readers of this book will see how learning from their experience is essential to successful leadership.' - Dr David Kolb & Dr Alice Kolb, authors of the Kolb Learning Style Inventory and professors in the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

'Learning is at the heart of leadership. The Learning Advantage describes six easy-to-follow yet challenging steps leaders can take to move their leadership to the next phase.' Eric Jackson, MD, MBA, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Director, Center of Immersive Simulation and Telemedicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

'The authors provide a brilliant and practical guide for leaders pursuing excellence, grounded in both research and theory. Easy to read, with engaging examples, any leader who aspires to improve and grow needs to read this book.' - Colonel Nate Allen, PhD, US Army

'The ideas, exercises, and practices contained in this book have been a part of our leadership development efforts for years. No leadership development program should be without these guiding principles.' Dr Natalie Houghtby-Haddon, Director, Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

'What is the leader's most important role? My experience and research shows that leaders must be responsible for creating systems of learning and growth. Dr Anna Kayes and Dr Chris Kayes have created a roadmap for leadership, talent management

and OD professionals to engage and prepare leaders for this role. Packed with ideas that the busy leadership development professional can immediately put into action. I wish I had had this resource when I first started my practice.' Dr Richard Ray, RODP, Managing Partner & Senior Consultant, Workforce Systems Design, Adjunct Professor of Organization Development

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