Beyond Counterfeit Leadership: How You Can Become a More by Warren Bennis

By Warren Bennis

Within the historical past of the trendy corporation, would-be leaders have usually been seduced by means of the quick-fix, counterfeit part of administration as a way to store face or make non permanent profits. much more usually, world-weary "plantation" managers are usually noticeable sipping lemonade at the verandah in their palatial places of work whereas the employees within the box survive slave wages. during this insightful social and enterprise observation, Shelton applies the crafty history of vintage literature to distinction excellent management with modern hucksters who're seduced through their very own public kinfolk campaigns and who go through fraud and deception to control their fans. He invitations readers to determine past the shams and turn into real leaders themselves.

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Frank Sonnenberg, author of Marketing with a Conscience "Ken Shelton makes perfect sense: You can't maintain success over time if you are counterfeit at the core. " Charles Garfield, author of Second to None and Peak Performers Page iv "In the 21st-century organization, we need, above all else, authentic leadership at all levels. " Buck Rodgers, author of Getting the Best Out of Yourself and Others "In a world of tabloid heroes and skin-deep virtues, Ken Shelton gives us laser-accurate core values and the absolute essence of authentic leadership.

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To Stephen R. Covey, a professor, client, friend, and mentor. To my friends and former associates at Brigham Young University and the Marriott School of Management, two of our best hopes for needed reform in leadership development. To European and American satirists and novelistsDeFoe, Dickens, Thackeray, Fielding, Poe, Cervantes, Menken, Twain. To my colleagues, Richard Elton, Dan Bolz, Ginger McGovern, and Trent Price, for their generous gift of time and talent in producing the book. To my friends at Executive Excellence Publishing for their encouragement and patience.

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