The Strategic Leader's Roadmap: 6 Steps for Integrating Leadership and Strategy

By Michael Useem  and Harbir Singh
Read by Walter Dixon

2.65 Hours 11/01/2016 unabridged
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"We can all become strategic leaders if we stay on the right path." -Harbir Singh & Michael Useem Even a strong leader can flounder without an effective strategy, and the most powerful strategy can fail without the right leader. Only those who master and integrate both skills can effectively navigate the challenges that lay ahead for today's organizations. The Strategic Leader's Roadmap, by Wharton management professors Harbir Singh and Michael Useem, offers a 6-point checklist for leading strategically that will help managers strengthen their capacity to develop strategy and to lead its execution. Drawing on one-on-one interviews with CEOs, in-depth research, and their experience teaching today's executives and tomorrow's leaders, Singh and Useem take readers into the offices-and mindsets-of some of today's foremost strategic leaders, including: Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer of Nissan Indra Nooyi, chief executive of PepsiCo Jack Ma, founder and chief executive of Alibaba Group John Chambers, executive chairman of Cisco Systems Fast-moving and inspiring, The Strategic Leader's Roadmap will enable leaders at all levels to master today's most vital capability.

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Summary

Summary

"We can all become strategic leaders if we stay on the right path."

-Harbir Singh & Michael Useem

Even a strong leader can flounder without an effective strategy, and the most powerful strategy can fail without the right leader. Only those who master and integrate both skills can effectively navigate the challenges that lay ahead for today's organizations.

The Strategic Leader's Roadmap, by Wharton management professors Harbir Singh and Michael Useem, offers a 6-point checklist for leading strategically that will help managers strengthen their capacity to develop strategy and to lead its execution.

Drawing on one-on-one interviews with CEOs, in-depth research, and their experience teaching today's executives and tomorrow's leaders, Singh and Useem take readers into the offices-and mindsets-of some of today's foremost strategic leaders, including:

Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer of Nissan
Indra Nooyi, chief executive of PepsiCo
Jack Ma, founder and chief executive of Alibaba Group
John Chambers, executive chairman of Cisco Systems

Fast-moving and inspiring, The Strategic Leader's Roadmap will enable leaders at all levels to master today's most vital capability.

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Author Bio: Michael Useem

Michael Useem is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School. He holds a PhD from Harvard, and his research has focused on leadership, decision making, governance, and corporate change. He has presented leadership development programs in India, China, and elsewhere, and with Harbir Singh and Jitendra Singh has offered an annual program on corporate governance in Mumbai.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 2.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English