Family Business publications are the combined efforts of The Family Business Consulting Group, and Palgrave Macmillan. These books provide useful information on a broad range of topics that concern the family business enterprise, including succession planning, communication, strategy and growth, family leadership and more. The books are written by experts with combined experiences of over a century in the field of family enterprise and having consulted with thousands of enterprising families the world over, giving the reader practical, effective and time tested insights to everyone involved in a family business. This series of books is comprised of concise guides and thoughtful compendiums to the most pressing issues that anyone involved in a family firm may face. Each volume covers a different topic area and provides the answers to some of the most common and challenging questions. All of the books were written by members of The Family Business Consulting Group and are based on both our experiences with thousands of client families as well as our empirical research at leading research universities the world over.
Mastering the art of effective leadership is not easy, yet it needs to be a valued component in the personal and professional lives of those who want to earn respect and success. A chief master sergeant in the United States Air Force, Benny Hughes, provides a concise, easy-to-understand guidebook that provides beneficial tips on how to communicate clearly, develop a can-do attitude, and maintain positive performance levels-all important elements in learning how to lead, motivate, and establish credibility. Through personal anecdotes and the stories of others, Hughes teaches the leadership skills that can be easily applied to everyday situations whether you are an executive, middle manager, or recent college graduate. You will learn how to: Communicate with your ears Positively affect the attitude of those around you Enhance the performance of your organization Motivate others to become better leaders Meaningful leaders are committed to their personal convictions, have strong work ethics, and make confident decisions. "Leadership . Put a CAP on It " provides the valuable insight you need to add your name to the list of great leaders
This book deals with the concepts of leadership and communication in business organizations, initially on a general level and then in detail through an analysis of specific cases. First the book provides a contextual framework to explain the role and importance of the topic. The foundation is provided by selected behavioural and situational theories. Then 15 different leadership models and their respective communication strategies are specified. The interaction of leadership and communication is examined explaining organizational communication and its tools. In the third part the book looks in detail at the glass, textile and confection industries. It examines the relationship between socio-demographic variables of employees, leadership types and communication styles and systems of managers in these sectors. The results of this study provide researchers and professionals with a number of suggestions for more effective organizational communication and better leadership practice.
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