Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, internationally recognized experts in the field of leadership and authors of the best-selling Leadership Challenge, explore the important notion of legacy and the critical questions any leader must ask him or herself in order to leave a lasting impact. In a series of 22 short essays, grouped into four parts (significance, relationships, aspirations, and courage), the authors explore the thorny and often ambiguous issues that today's leaders grapple with, including why:
In what is their most personal work to date, Kouzes and Posner zero in on the core challenges leaders face and offer up a thoughtful and reassuring perspective any leader, or aspiring leader, will learn from and enjoy.
James M. Kouzes is chairman emeritus of the Tom Peters Company, a leadership development firm. A popular seminar and conference speaker, he has been cited by the The Wall Street Journal as one of the 12 most requested "non-university executive-education providers" to US companies.Barry Z. Posner is dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He has served on several boards (both corporate and non-profit) and on the faculties of numerous executive education programs. He has published over 80 articles and sits on the editorial boards of several journals.
©2006 James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner; (P)2006 Gildan Media Corp.
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