Executive leadership is a team sport.
As part of an executive team, you wear many hats. Not only are you responsible for working with other senior leaders to establish strategic goals and ensure their execution, you're also making tough decisions, shaping organizational culture, and communicating regularly with employees.
If you read nothing else on working effectively as an executive team member, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you build the skills you need as a senior leader and set your team up for success.
This book will inspire you to:
- Assemble a group that will think boldly and work harmoniously
- Chart a course to innovation and competitive advantage
- Lead through transformation and other organizational change
- Avoid common traps when making strategic decisions
- Grow talent throughout the company, especially in underrepresented groups
This collection of articles includes "Reinventing Your Leadership Team," by Paul Leinwand, Mahadeva Matt Mani, and Blair Sheppard; "A Smarter Way to Network," by Rob Cross and Robert Thomas; "Leadership That Gets Results," by Daniel Goleman; "The Hidden Traps in Decision-Making," by John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, and Howard Raiffa; "Stop Wasting Valuable Time," by Michael C. Mankins; "Transient Advantage," by Rita Gunther McGrath; "Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation," by Scott D. Anthony, Paul Cobban, Rahul Nair, and Natalie Painchaud; "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail," by John P. Kotter; "The Leader's Guide to Corporate Culture," by Boris Groysberg, Jeremiah Lee, Jesse Price, and J. Yo-Jud Cheng; "Getting Serious About Diversity," by Robin J. Ely and David A. Thomas; "Designing Work That People Love," by Marcus Buckingham.
HBR's 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further. HBR's 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever‐changing business environment.
|Title:||Hbr'S 10 Must Reads For Executive Teams|
|Author:||Harvard Business Review|
|Publisher:||Harvard Business Review Press|
|Number Of Pages:||192|
|Release date:||27 July 2023|
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