Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People

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Yale University Press
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5.5 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.57 pounds
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About the Author
Donna Hicks, Ph.D. is an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. As a conflict resolution specialist, she has facilitated diplomatic efforts in the Middle East and other high-conflict regions and conducted numerous training seminars worldwide.
"With engaging intelligence, Hicks makes a lucid case for the importance of acknowledging a person's worth within organizations and businesses. It's a useful book, not only for managers and CEOs, but for anyone wanting to better understand how to bring about the best in themselves and those around them."--Nina MacLaughlin, The Boston Globe
"[The Chapters] combine excellent, contemporary real-life case studies with the author's extensive research and personal experiences to present an insightful and unique approach to organizational leadership and the strategic creation of an organizational culture . . . In an era in which personal worth no longer seems of importance, at whatever level, to global leaders, this book is a timely addition to leadership studies."--S. R. Kahn, Choice
Winner of the 2019 PROSE awards, Business, Management and Finance category
"Leading with Dignity conveys a simple but powerful message: people want to be treated well, and when they are, it brings out the best in them."--Jon Gordon, author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership
"This 'how-to' sparks the scaling of dignity within and across us to strengthen human and social capacity. A gift to give and get."--Dana Born, Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University
"Nothing short of a landmark publication that will change and influence the public conversation on how we organize and manage."--Michael Pirson, Fordham University
"There has never been a more important time for dignity to be recognized as the key to outstanding institutional, organizational, and community leadership. This book offers a practical and empowering roadmap showing leaders how to build, strengthen, and energize their organizations by cultivating the dignity of all people."--Linda M. Hartling, Ph.D., Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies
"Corporate codes of ethics list treating people with dignity as a core value. Hicks's book Leading with Dignity brilliantly explains its meaning through practical steps resulting in an ethical culture."--W. Michael Hoffman, Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics, Bentley University