In this book, Keyser profiles 45 respected male and female business leaders who share vital insights about the way women lead and the best ways for men and women to lead together. Senior leaders who read this book will gain the assurance that advancing women to the C-Suite is the right thing and the smart thing to do, and they will take away specific practices to make it happen.
The first three chapters discuss the business case for shared leadership; the distinctive qualities of male and female leadership; and the effectiveness of shared leadership. The next chapters profile male and female industry leaders in finance, insurance, law, education, journalism, broadcasting, consulting, sports, and other fields, who share their experience and insights about gender-balanced leadership. The final chapters detail the steps that CEOs, senior executives, HR, OD and talent development professionals can take to initiate or expand shared leadership within their companies.
Senior executives of Fortune 500 and other large and mid-size companies, women in business leadership, and those aspiring to leadership positions will benefit from this groundbreaking book.
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John Keyser is the founder and CEO of Common Sense Leadership, a leadership consulting and coaching firm. He held senior leadership positions with Johnson & Higgins, Marsh & McLennan, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the Georgetown University Medical Center. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. Learn more...