Leadership the Outward Bound Way
Becoming A Better Leader in the Workplace, in the Wilderness, and in your CommunityBook - 2007
Outward Bound has been teaching leadership skills around the globe for more than sixty-five years. In the United States alone, more than 700,000 people have learned life-changing, transferable leadership tools and strategies through Outward Bound's famed wilderness courses. But you don't need to summit a mountain to learn these invaluable skills. Now anyone can benefit from Outward Bound's collective wisdom and experience and apply it to everyday challenges. Incorporating the case method used at Harvard Business School, Leadership the Outward Bound Way will challenge and inform you about how to respond to a variety of real-life leadership situations. Fundamentals include: Communicating effectively, Building trust, Building teams, Overcoming fear, Taking responsibility, Taking risks, Making decisions, Developing a leadership presence and style. Each section of the book is followed by a thought-provoking case study and exercise. In the workplace Improve the performance of your business by adopting Outward Bound's field-tested approaches to teamwork, professional communication, and managing change. In the wilderness Make any trip into the outdoors successful, using Outward Bound's iconic expedition leadership techniques. In your community Excel at community work, politics, and volunteerism by learning how to respect diverse opinions, examine issues, and offer compassion. Book jacket.
Publisher: Seattle : Mountaineers Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 158.4 LEA
Characteristics: 430 p. : ill. ; 23 cm