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Michael Useem
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MICHAEL USEEM is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,and director of its Center for Leadership and Change Management. Dr. Useem is also the author of The Leadership Moment.

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The Go Point
When It's Time to Decide--Knowing What to Do and When to Do It
Written by Michael Useem


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $15.00

What do you do when it’s time to get off the fence?

One of the world’s most noted leadership experts, Michael Useem uses dramatic story­telling to show how to master the art and science of being decisive. He places the reader in the middle of people who faced their go point... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Go Point
How to Get Off the Fence by Knowing What to Do and When to Do It
Written by Michael Useem


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Leadership Moment
Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All
Written by Michael Useem
Foreword by Warren Bennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 2, 1999
Price: $16.00

These inspiring and dramatic stories are for people in all walks of life--people who want to be ready when their own leadership is on the line and when their actions, large or small, will shape the future of others. You'll see:

Merck's Roy Vagelos committing hundreds of millions of dollars to develop... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Leadership Moment
Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All
Written by Michael Useem


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: June 1, 1999
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Leading Up
How to Lead Your Boss So You Both Win
Written by Michael Useem


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: March 25, 2003
Price: $15.95

Now in Paperback. Michael Useem's thesis, that upward leaders get results by helping their superiors lead is carefully explained and supported by eight case studies that are each deconstructed, and analyzed, in Leading Up.

Useem argues that leaders today are not just bosses, they're self-starters who take charge even when they haven't... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Leading Up
Managing Your Boss So You Both Win
Written by Michael Useem


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: December 18, 2001
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Upward Bound
Nine Original Accounts of How Business Leaders Reached Their Summits
Written by Michael Useem, Jerry Useem and Paul Asel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 4, 2003
Price: $13.99

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