Common Purpose

Common Purpose

How Great Leaders Get Organizations to Achieve the Extraordinary

Book - 2010
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"In this book, business and management expert Joel Kurtzman tackles the central question of leadership. What is common purpose? It is that rare, almost palpable experience that happens when a leader coalesces a group, team, or community into a creative, dynamic, brave, and nearly invincible we. It happens the moment the organization's values, tools, objectives, and hopes are internalized in a way that enables people to work tirelessly toward a goal. Common purpose is rarely achieved. But Kurtzman has observed that when a leader is able to bring it about, the results are outsized, measurable, and inspiring." "Based on Kurtzman's thirty years of experience working with global thought leaders and institutions, Common Purpose features personal interviews with some of the most dynamic, successful, and enduring leaders."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780470490099
Characteristics: xxv, 212 p. ; 24 cm


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