The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Financial Services

  • 14m
  • Barry Z. Posner, James M. Kouzes
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

This 24-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner's model and overall thoughts on leadership in the realm of financial services. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from financial services, a short description of the Five Practices, a section on "Learning to Lead", and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).

About the Authors

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner are preeminent researchers, award-winning writers, and highly sought-after teachers in the field of leadership. Jim is Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. Barry is Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University where he served as dean of the Leavey School of Business for 12 years (1997–2009).

In books and workbooks, training materials and workshops, assessments and videos, Jim and Barry have been writing on leadership for nearly 30 years, examining leaders, leadership, and leadership development from several points of view. Together, they are authors of the award-winning The Leadership Challenge(over 1.8 million copies sold) plus other best-selling books that include The Truth About Leadership, A Leader’s Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, The Leadership Challenge Workbook, and The Leadership Journal. They also developed the highly acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree assessment tool and The Leadership Challenge Workshop, both based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model.

In this Book

  • The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership—Financial Services
  • Leadership Is Everyone’s Business
  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart
  • Profiles in Leadership
  • Learning to Lead
  • The Leadership Challenge Story