Leading Through a Crisis
During periods of great change, your leadership skills are put to the test. Learn how to rise above the panic and lead your team with conviction and compassion. The advice in this book is instant, actionable, and very much in demand.
The Skills You Need Today collection features concise and handy guides to developing the critical skills managers need the most in challenging times. Packed with real-life examples, self-tests, and practical advice from the world?s top business leaders, Skills You Need Today will help you survive?and thrive?in the economic downturn.
Table of Contents
Part I Leading People
The Challenge of Contemporary Leadership
What Makes an Effective Leader?
Learn How to Acquire Leadership Skills
How to Craft a Vision
How to Motivate the People You Need
How to Care for Yourself
Part II Managing Crises
What is A Crisis?
Stage 1: Avoiding the Crisis
Stage 2: Preparing to Manage the Crisis
Stage 3: Recognizing the Crisis
Stage 4: Containing the Crisis
Stage 5: Resolving the Crisis
Stage 6: Learning from the Crisis
Part III Making Decisions
What is Decision Making?
Step 1: Setting the Stage
Step 2: Recognizing Obstacles
Step 3: Framing the Issue at Hand
Step 4: Generating Alternatives
Step 5: Evaluating Alternatives
Step 6: Making the Decision
Step 7: Communicating the Decision
Step 8: Implementing the Decision
Assessing Your Decision-Making Process