Authentic Leadership (HBR Emotional Intelligence) (Paperback)

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Authentic Leadership (HBR Emotional Intelligence) (Paperback)


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What does it mean to be yourself at work? As a leader, how do you strike the right balance between vulnerability and authority?

This book explains the role of authenticity in emotionally intelligent leadership. You'll learn how to discover your authentic self, when emotional responses are appropriate, how conforming to specific standards can hurt you, and when you need to feel like a fake.

This volume includes the work of:

  • Bill George
  • Herminia Ibarra
  • Rob Goffee
  • Gareth Jones

This collection of articles includes: Discovering Your Authentic Leadership by Bill George, Peter Sims, Andrew N. McLean, and Diana Mayer; The Authenticity Paradox by Herminia Ibarra; What Bosses Gain by Being Vulnerable by Emma Seppala; Practice Tough Empathy by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones; Cracking the Code That Stalls People of Color by Sylvia Ann Hewitt; For a Corporate Apology to Work, the CEO Should Look Sad by Sarah Green Carmichael; and Are Leaders Getting Too Emotional? an interview with Gautam Mukunda and Gianpiero Petriglieri by Adi Ignatius and Sarah Green Carmichael.

How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.
Product Details ISBN: 9781633693913
ISBN-10: 1633693910
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication Date: December 5th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: HBR Emotional Intelligence