Appreciative Leadership: focus on what works to drive winning performance and build a thriving organization. New York, Mc Graw hill


Appreciative Leadership

RADER , K. - 2010

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« A must-read for leaders at all levels who believe that both common sense and business sense require engaging and encouraging rather than mandating or manipulating. It may become my most-recommended book. » — Frank Rogers-Witte, Ph.D., Director, Executive Staff Effectiveness, Hewlett-Packard IPG

« Building on a simple but powerful idea, Appreciative Leadership offers an approach to organizational transformation applicable to institutions as varied as businesses, universities, church bodies, and health systems. Packed with dozens of stories and suggestions, it offers key insights translated into replicable strategies for action. » — Jane McAuliffe, Ph.D., President, Bryn Mawr College

« The positive basis of power is illuminated brilliantly in this courageous leadership book. Appreciative Leadership touches the heart of leadership–the kind people most deeply desire–in a way that will change lives, businesses, and every relationship you wish to build. » — David L. Cooperrider, Ph.D., Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Case Western Reserve University

« Leadership driven by principles and integrity is more important today than ever. Appreciative Leadership shows how to blend principles of collaboration, quality, and service for both long-term achievement and practical daily impact. It provides a model of success for a new generation of leaders. »— R. Edward Howell, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Virginia Medical Center

The Positive Approach to Leadership That Brings Out the Best in Everyone Appreciative Inquiry has become one of the most popular new management tools in business today. Its premise is simple yet profound: Instead of focusing on what’s wrong in the workplace, learn about and build upon what works.