“Building Character: Strengthening the Heart of Good Leadership” is an excellent book about leadership by Dr Gene Klann. This book is being used by a number of major universities in their character development and leadership ethics programs.
“Leaders live in a fish bowl and are always being watched. They should always be conscious of that fact and take advantage of it.”
– Dr Gene Klann
Some of the book’s highlights include:
A clear framework for developing strong leaders that includes examples of inspiring role models like Winston Churchill and Napoleon
The importance of challenging work experiences
Leadership character training and organizational culture
A checklist of good leader behaviour
A personal values self-assessment
PLUS17scenarios of leadership character dilemmas that are useful for conducting discussions and management training.
The book is highly recommended for managers and senior executives as an effective tool to develop their leadership skills.
“Building Character: Strengthening the Heart of Good Leadership”is published by John Wiley and Sons and is now available in all good bookstores.