Leadership beyond good intentions: what it takes to really make a difference

Author(s): Geoff Aigner

Business, Economics and Law

'Aigner connects the inner journey of leadership with the external realities in a readable, useful, practical guide for anyone leading change' - Ron Heifetz and Marty Linsky, co-authors, Leadership on the Line and co-founders, Cambridge Leadership Associates 'World-leading thinking on leadership' - Carl Harman, Academy Dean, Leadership and Talent, National Australia Bank Good intentions are not enough. You want to change things in your organisation or in the world, but despite your best efforts you run into obstacles and resistance. The temptation is to see the challenges as lying outside ourselves. We grasp at a model or a tool, or we find other people slow to get the point or worse - obstructive. But the real challenge we face is often ourselves. Drawing on deep experience of developing leaders from a wide range of public sector, private sector, community and non-government organisations, Geoff Aigner identifies the inner tensions and work involved in making change. He challenges common assumptions we make about ourselves and our motivations, and offers strategies to explore approaches to leadership and develop effective and truly compassionate wa

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Geoff Aigner is a senior manager and teacher at Social Leadership Australia at the Benevolent Society. He also teaches change and leadership in the MBA program at the Australian Graduate School of Management.

General Fields

  • : 9781742373942
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : May 2011
  • : 208mm X 138mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Geoff Aigner
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 208