Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259837386.jpeg 1 9781259837388 Seize the competitive advantage by building speed into your leadership DNA The rapid pace at which change occurs in business today is unprecedented. Speed has become a major source of competitive advantage. Leaders who act quickly and inspire others to do the same are the ones who ultimately win the day. But achieving increased levels of speed is not always easy. Culled from the data of one million 360-degree feedback assessments, Speed provides valuable insights into the qualities that make a leader successful and productive. Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman reveal eight essential leadership behaviors shown to improve performance and ultimately drive organizational effectiveness. The authors will help you assess the pace at which you work and determine how you stack up against others in their firm’s database. You’ll discover tactics for speeding up critical elements of your day and learn how you can use the eight companion behaviors—including innovation, develop courage, initiate action, and set stretch goals— to help you increase your speed.
Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

1st Edition
By John Zenger and Joseph Folkman
ISBN10: 1259837386
ISBN13: 9781259837388
Copyright: 2017

Purchase Options

Students, we’re committed to providing you with high-value course solutions backed by great service and a team that cares about your success. See tabs below to explore options and pricing. Don't forget, we accept financial aid and scholarship funds in the form of credit or debit cards.


Out of stock

ISBN10: 1259837386 | ISBN13: 9781259837388



The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

Program Details


Part I   Need for Speed
 1. Speed Matters
 2. Your Speedometer 
 3. Speed Laws
 4. Speed Traps
 5. Organizational Benefits from Leadership Speed

Part II Tactics to Increase Leadership  Speed 
 6.  Speeding Up Your Day

7. Accelerate Meetings

 8. Modeling Speed

Part III The Cross-Training Approach to Increasing Speed

 9. Companion Behaviors for Leadership Speed

 10. Innovating

11. Exhibiting Strategic Perspective

12. Displaying Courage

13. Setting Stretch Goals

14. Communicating Powerfully

15. Bringing External Focus

16. Taking Initiative

17. Possessing Knowledge and Expertise

Conclusion: Speed and the Balanced Life 

Appendix:  Research Methodology