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Leadership

Nelson Phillips

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0050
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses leadership in healthcare. Effective leadership in a clinical setting is associated with a range of positive outcomes including better patient outcomes, fewer errors, more ... More


Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Leslie Pratch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The author is a practicing psychologist who focuses on assessing and coaching executives who occupy or are candidates for top positions in business organizations. In this book she shares insights ... More


The capabilities of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines leadership capabilities. These are the qualities (traits, skills, abilities, mindsets and behaviours) that are thought to distinguish ‘leaders’ from ‘followers’ and/or to ... More


Conclusion

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book presents an approach to understanding personality structure and dynamics. Central to this approach is an attempt to examine a person's active coping style, even as this alone does not ... More


The Power of Active Coping

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses the power of active coping as a structural psychological construct for predicting effective leadership. When hiring executives, how do you know which candidates can meet ... More


Implications for Female Leaders

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers coping issues relating to women in leadership roles. Leadership requires a certain degree of self-confidence and aggressiveness. Women who do not display confidence and a ... More


Predicting Performance

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter explains how active coping—or lack thereof—affects an executive's performance. All candidates for any role will have some flaws in their coping structure. An in-depth assessment helps ... More


Developing Active Coping: A Success Story

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter takes a look at the success story of a leader who was able to hone and strengthen his coping style. This executive makes a case for active coping as a developmental process, and his ... More


Introduction

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book describes a depth-psychological approach to executive assessment based on psychoanalytic insights and how a psychological quality called “active coping” contributes to effective business ... More


Integrative Capacity: Seeing Reality with Both Eyes Open

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses the third element of active coping: integrative capacity. Leaders who possess integrative capacity are better able to assess problems and find workable solutions than those who ... More


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