This pioneering work from leadership expert John Adair has transformed our understanding of how leadership works and how executives can become business leaders. Accessible guidance on exactly whatone needs to become a leader is presented in the form of a dialogue with a young business executive, and each fundamental aspect of leadership is discussed including the qualities of leadership, leadership styles, leadership functions, the difference between leadership and management, and strategic leadership.
"Not Bosses But Leaders" is a work of great vision with a practical core. Thought-provoking and definitive, it springs from the day-to-day realities of management, and will enablereaders to greatly improve their leadership skills. It is the study of what a leader actually has to "do.""