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Author Board, Douglas, 1957-
Title Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead : Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection.
Imprint Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2012.

Subject Executive succession.
Executive ability.
Leadership.
Description 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; About the Author; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on Usage; Part I From Bad to Good to Stuck; 1 From Bad ... ; 2 ... To Good; 3 ... To Stuck; 6 A Deeper Crisis; Part III Re-thinking Fundamentals; 7 Skill and Intuition; 8 Games, Skill and Belonging; 9 Re-thinking Science and Leader Selection; Part IV So What?; 10 The Candidate's Perspective; 11 The Selector's and Society's Perspective; Part V Notes; 12 Field Notes for Candidates; 13 Field Notes for Selectors; 14 Academic Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Summary In Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead, Douglas Board argues that we often choose badly when selecting for positions in or near the board room in organisations large and small, public and private. He explains why today's good HR practice, such as the use of competency frameworks, has transformed front-line and middle management selection, but fails at higher organisational altitudes. The author reviews and critically appraises contemporary practice in senior selection and offers insights from sociological and social psychological perspectives. He describes a world after competencies, in whic.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781409436492 (electronic bk.)
1409436497 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 793193150
Additional Format Print version: Board, Douglas. Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead : Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2012 9781409436485