Table of contents for How to grow leaders : the seven key principles of effective leadership development / John Adair.

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Part 1: Exploring Leadership -- A Personal Odyssey
1 The Qualities Approach
2 The Group or Functional Approach
What is the Group or Functional Approach? 00; Applying the Group or Functional Approach to 
training 00
3 Leaders or Managers?
Discovering the generic role of leader 00; The manager as leader 00
4 The Situational Approach
What is the Situational Approach? 00; The origins of the Situational Approach 00; The Socratic 
tradition: can leadership be learnt? 00
5 Levels of Leadership
The application of the Three Circles to organizations 00; The role of the strategic leader 00; Is it 
possible to transfer as a strategic leader from one organization to another? 00; On practical 
wisdom 00
Part 2: How to Grow Leaders -- The Seven Principles
Principle One: Training for leadership
The most common error 00; The second most common error 00; Training team leaders 00; You 
do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla 00; Do `sheep dips' work? 00; How to 
manage leadership training 00
Principle Two: Selection
How do people become leaders? 00; The principle of election 00; Applying the Group or 
Functional Approach to first-line leadership selection 00; Selection -- the wider framework 00
Principle Three: Line managers as leadership mentors
What is a mentor? 00; The apprenticeship method 00; At least you can say `goodbye' 00
Principle Four: The chance to lead
The military analogy 00; What can organizations do? 00; What constitutes a challenge? 00; 
Fortune favours the prepared mind 00
Principle Five: Education for leadership
Thinking outside the box 00; Schools for leadership 00; Growing university leaders 00; New 
opportunities for `education for leadership'? 00
Principle Six: A strategy for leadership development
Reviewing the strategy 00; Getting the structures right 00; What surrounds and infuses a 
successful strategy is culture 00
Principle Seven: The chief executive
Learning to be a top strategic leader 00; What does a strategic leader have to do? 00; Make your 
presence felt in training for leadership 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Executives -- Training of.
Executive ability.