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Essential Lessons on Leadership (Collection), 2/e by Jon Huntsman, Doug Lennick, Fred Kiel Ph.D., James F. Parker

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Preface

This is a book about an aspect of leadership that leaders, or aspiring leaders, need to understand but is too often overlooked. It is what I call “context.”

My central premise is that the principles of leadership can be effective in a wide variety of situations, but they often need to be applied in a very different manner depending on the circumstances and the constituent groups involved. The principles of leadership and this context-driven approach to leadership form the book’s two basic themes. In other words, this book argues that for leaders to be effective—whether they head a multimillion-dollar corporation with thousands of employees or a small not-for-profit organization with half a dozen volunteers—it is important that they focus ...

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