Overcoming the Dark Side of Leadership

How to Become an Effective Leader by Confronting Potential Failures
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Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2007
Product Number: EB00004058
Released: Nov 01, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441200556
Publisher: Baker Books
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Description

The Christian world has been rocked by the number of prominent leaders, in both church and parachurch organizations, who have been compromised by moral, ethical, and theological failures. This pace-setting volume addresses this alarming problem and offers Christian leaders valuable guidance in dealing with the inherent risks of their work. Using biblical and current examples, the authors describe the characteristics of five types of leaders and the problems that are most likely to develop if their particular dysfunctions develop unrestrained. McIntosh and Rima offer a series of steps for leaders to consider so they can take control of their dark side and learn to harness its creative powers. This edition includes a new introduction, updated information throughout, a self-assessment tool, and other additional material. Includes endorsements from John Maxwell, Leighton Ford, Leith Anderson, and Rob Angel.

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