Books

Leadership Traits Insights for Today Pathway to the Future 

By Pris Nelson & Ed Cohen

book coversFINALLY, an up-to-date, full color GLOBAL REPORT with GAME CHANGING information for those who need to understand behavioral similarities and differences around the world and across generations. The research is comprised of responses from 2,800 business professionals from 122 countries who responded to questions about the behaviors they think leaders need to demonstrate to be successful today and in the future.  The report is enriched by narratives from a cast of future and current global leaders who offer their thoughts and advice on leadership behaviors for success in the new global paradigm.  The report contains comparisons across generations and regions of the world along with deeper dive analyses into 13 specific countries.  The focus on place of birth reveals key indicators that make an impact on leaders and followers alike; invaluable for those engaged in managing global teams or leading across generations, relocating to another country, marketing and business development, executive talent management and human resources.

Traits referenced in the book came from Twenty Attributes from “Characteristics of an Admired Leader (CAL) from The Leadership Challenge Workshop Deluxe Facilitator’s Guide Set, 4th Edition Revised by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner; Copyright © 2012; reused with permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Riding The Tiger: Leading Through Learning in Turbulent Times

Riding The Tigerby Priscilla Nelson & Ed Cohen – ASTD Press, May 2010 Leadership and the ability to influence change can convert turbulence into an opportunity for success. Though most leadership books are written from the viewpoint of lessons on the path to great success, Riding the Tiger provides a rare opportunity to learn from a catastrophic event that shook the foundation of a thriving global organization.

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Leadership Without Borders: Successful Strategies from World Class Leaders

by Ed Cohen, published by John Wiley & Sons – 2007

Business leaders in today’s borderless global marketplace face unprecedented challenges. The emergence of the knowledge economy has demanded that business leaders become global leaders.

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The Next Generation Of Corporate Universities

Part one provides an overview of how corporate universities are used as strategic tools to advance organizations. Whereas subsequent parts in this book deal with the specific how-tos of the various activities and functions that corporate universities engage in, part One is devoted to the overaching philosophy of a corporate university as a strategic tool.

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The ASTD Leadership Handbook

The ASTD Leadership Handbook brings together the work of many of the most respected though leaders in the field. Thirty-three inspiring chapters present the wisdom of these legends, who share their insights about leadership today and in the future.

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