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Written by James A. AutryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by James A. Autry

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
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  • Publisher: Crown Business
  • On Sale: November 30, 2004
  • Price: $14.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-5473-2 (1-4000-5473-7)
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In The Servant Leader, Former Fortune 500 executive James A. Autry argues that a mangement style he dubs "servant leadership" offers a set of skills and ideals that will help leaders nurture the needs and goals of those who look to them for leadership. The result, he maintains, is a more productive, successful, and happier organization. Autry reveals how to remain true to the servant leadership model when handling day-to-day and long-term management situations, including how to:

•Provide guidance during conflict and crisis;
•Assure your continued growth and progress as a leader;
•Train managers in the principles of servant leadership;
•Transform a company with morale problems into a great place to work.

Practiced by one-third of the companies on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, servant leadership is a thriving philosophy. Ultimately, Autry explores how it can be a valuable, refreshing, and rewarding approach to leading others in business life.