Leadership and Self-deception

Leadership and Self-deception

Getting Out of the Box

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Explains why self-deception is at the heart of many leadership problems, identifying destructive patterns that undermine the successes of potentially excellent professionals while revealing how to improve teamwork, communication, and motivation. Reprint.

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Since its original publication in 2000, Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book’s popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages.

Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and increase happiness.

This new edition has been revised throughout to make the story even more compelling. And drawing on the extensive correspondence the authors have received over the years, they have added a section that outlines the many ways that readers have been using Leadership and Self-Deception to improve their lives and workplaces—areas such as team building, conflict resolution, and personal growth and development, to name a few.

Read this extraordinary book and discover what millions already have learned—how to consistently tap into an innate ability that dramatically improves both your results and your relationships.
The ""disease"" of self-deception (acting in ways contrary to what one knows is right) underlies all leadership problems in today's organizations, according to the premise of this work. This straightforward book explains how leaders can discover their own self-deceptions and learn how to escape destructive patterns.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler, 2002
ISBN: 9781576751749
Branch Call Number: 658.4 LE
Characteristics: 180 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Arbinger Institute


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Jan 12, 2015

This book sheds light on an eye-opening concept that can transform both your personal and professional life. This book is definitely worth the time. It's quick and easy to read, and not at all like the typical self-help books that require you to force yourself to finish.

Jun 08, 2013

This book came like a slap in the face, but once you embrace the change the principles taught here really do transform your life. I can personally attest to that.


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Jun 08, 2013

"This isn’t about perfection. Far from it. It’s simply about getting better."


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