The Way of the Shepherd: Seven Secrets to Managing Productive People
ISBN: 0310250978
EAN13: 9780310250975
Language: English
Publication Date: July 31, 2004
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 0.80" H x 7.20" L x 5.20" W
Weight: 0.40 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
Leman's inspirational book for leaders borrows the ancient secrets of the shepherd to uncover a fresh perspective on the art of leadership and management.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Find inspiration and a fresh perspective on the art of leadership in this account of a cub reporter who lands the interview of a lifetime and walks away with the keys to exceptional leadership. When the reporter meets with the most respected CEO in America, the businessman shares the seven secrets he learned long ago from his mentor---an eccentric but brilliant professor who taught him proven management principles that, while ancient in origin, are applicable in today's fast-paced, high-tech world. The Way of the Shepherd is a compact, heart-warming story dotted with humor. It will teach you how to lead the people close to you so they will view their work as a calling rather than merely a job, a place to belong rather than a place to work. It shows leaders how to infuse work with meaning and how to engage, energize, and ignite their workforce and gives employees a better understanding of what makes for a quality work experience. It is a powerful metaphor for leaders that reaches back 5,000 years. It is . . . The Way of the Shepherd.