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How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor

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Author: Bennis, Warren
Goleman, Daniel
O'Toole, James
As told to: Biederman, Patricia Ward
Series title:J-B Warren Bennis Ser.
ISBN:978-1-118-77164-8
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.95
Book Description:

In this short and timely book, the authors a powerhouse trio in the field of leadership look at what conspires against a culture of candor in organizations to create disastrous results, and suggests ways that leaders can achieve healthy and honest openness.

Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior
Business & Economics / Corporate Governance
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.3 x 21.7 x 0.828 cm
Book Weight:0.202 Kilograms
Author Biography
Bennis, Warren (Author)
Warren Bennis was born in the Bronx, New York on March 8, 1925. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army, completed officers' training, and became one of the youngest platoon leaders to serve in Europe. He was awarded both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He received a bachelor's degree from Antioch College in Ohio in 1951 and a doctorate in economics from M.I.T. As an educator, he taught organizational studies at Harvard University, Boston University, and the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He was a professor of business administration at The University of Southern California for more than 30 years.

He wrote more than 30 books on leadership including On Becoming a Leader, Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, and Why Leaders Can't Lead. He also wrote a memoir entitled Still Surprised. He advised several presidents and business executives on the essence of successful leadership including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan and Howard D. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks. Bennis died on July 31, 2014 at the age of 89.

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