August 20, 2009

Hit the Ground Running

Gleaned from research and interviews with successful business CEOs, Jennings offers ten rules for new leaders to follow, enabling them to take charge and immediately get to work. Jennings explains that the stakes are particularly high for new leaders. Often they have been brought into a company to fix something that is broken or change the company's direction. In order to make progress, they must assess the situation, bring together a team to get the job done, decide on a strategy, and inspire their team to execute it. The CEOs highlighted in this book each contribute a different leadership tactic or trait. Taken together, these stories and lessons will help new leaders develop their own style to tackle both the short-term and long-term challenges that they face in new positions.

This book can be found in HECSA Library:

Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders
Jason Jennings
HD 57.7 .J468 2009