A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix

A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix Author Edwin H. Friedman
ISBN-10 159627042X
ISBN-13 9781596270428
Year 2007-02-01
Pages 260
Language English
Publisher SEABURY BOOKS
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Ten years after his death Edwin Friedman s insights into leadership are more urgently needed than ever He was the first to tell us that all organizations have personalities like families and to apply the insights of family therapy to churches and synagogues rectors and rabbis politicians and teachers Failure of Nerve is essential reading for all leaders be they parents or presidents corporate executives or educators religious superiors or coaches healers or generals managers or clergy Friedman s insights about our regressed seatbelt society oriented toward safety rather than adventure help explain the sabotage that leaders constantly face today Suspicious of the quick fixes and instant solutions that sweep through our culture only to give way to the next fad he argues for strength and self differentiation as the marks of true leadership His formula for success is more maturity not more data stamina not technique and personal responsibility not empathy This book was unfinished at the time of Friedman s death and originally published in a limited edition This new edition makes his life changing insights and challenges available to a new generation of readers

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A Failure of Nerve

A Failure of Nerve Author Edwin H. Friedman
ISBN-10 1596271671
Release 2007-02-01
Pages 272

A Failure of Nerve

A Failure of Nerve Author Edwin H. Friedman
ISBN-10 9781596270428
Release 2007-02-01
Pages 260

A Failure of Nerve

A Failure of Nerve Author Edwin H. Friedman
ISBN-10 9781596272804
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 288

A Failure of Nerve

A Failure of Nerve Author Edwin H. Friedman
ISBN-10 9781596272798
Release 2017-05
Pages 288