Leading Change: Overcoming the Ideology of Comfort and the Tyranny of Custom

  • 10h 34m 23s
  • James O'Toole
  • Gildan Media
  • 1995

In Leading Change, James O'Toole argues that outdated Machiavellian dictates of situational leadership are ultimately ineffective--and demonstrates instead that successful leadership is rooted in high moral purpose and consistent respect for followers.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. The Rushmoreans: An Indelible Lesson in Values-Based Leadership
  • 2. The Corporate Rushmoreans: How to Lead Change Effectively and Morally
  • 3. The Realists and the Fallacy of Tough Leadership
  • 4. Why Amoral Leadership Doesn't Work
  • 5. Leaders of Leaders: Why Values-Based Leadership Is an Unnatural Act
  • 6. Why Democratic Leadership Is Not an Oxymoron
  • 7. Change Resisted: Thirty-Three Hypotheses Why
  • 8. Drucker Unheeded: Two Potent Sources of Resistance to Change
  • 9. Deming Ignored: Premature Articulation or Flawed Leadership?
  • 10. Owen Unrecognized: The Early Promise of the New Management
  • 11. Owen Rejected: Valid Reasons or Rationalizations?
  • 12. Mill Interpreted: The Despotism of Custom
  • 13. The Ideology of Comfort: A “Good Enough” Explanation of Resistance to Change


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