Strengths Based Leadership

Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

Strengths Based Leadership
Author Tom Rath
Publisher CDS / PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION
Publication Date 1/2009
Binding Book - Hardback
ISBN 9781595620255
Retail Price $40.00
Discount Price $30.49 (24% discount)
For decades, Gallup scientists have researched the topic of leadership. They've surveyed a million work teams, conducted more than 50,000 in-depth interviews with leaders, and even interviewed 20,000 followers to ask what they admired in the most important leader in their life. The results of that research are unveiled in "Strengths-Based Leadership." Using Gallup's discoveries, authors Tom Rath and Barry Conchie identify three keys to being an effective leader and use firsthand accounts from highly successful leaders -- including the founder of Teach for America and the president of The Ritz-Carlton -- to show how each person's unique talents can drive their success. A new version of Gallup's popular StrengthsFinder assessment helps readers discover their own special gifts, and specific strategies show them how to lead with their top five talents. Loaded with novel research, inspiring stories, and actionable ideas, "Strengths-Based Leadership" offers a new roadmap for leading people toward a better future.