Fear has a profoundly negative impact on engagement, learning efficacy, productivity, and innovation, but until now there has been a lack of practical information on how to make employees feel safe about speaking up and contributing. Timothy Clark, a social scientist and an organizational consultant, provides a framework to move people through successive stages of psychological safety: Inclusion Safety, Learner Safety, Contributor Safety, and Challenger Safety.
If you were suddenly promoted to leadership without warning and had one hour to prepare, what would you do? Where would you look for advice? What day-one skills do you need?That's the job of this book. A quick-start resource, "Leadership Bones" will skill and scale you for exemplary service as a leader. The five leadership bones represent the foundation and irreducible minimum on which all good leadership is built.
Epic Change is a path-breaking contribution to the study of leadership and organizational change. Based on a landmark study of 53 cases of large-scale organizational change in business, healthcare, government, education, and the non-profit sector, acclaimed thought leader and researcher, Dr. Timothy R. Clark unveils the "Power Curve of Change" framework and EPIC system for change management (Evaluate, Prepare, Implement, Consolidate) for leaders who are charged to lead high-stakes change initiatives in their organizations.
The Employee Engagement Mindset outlines a simple six-part shared manager/employee model for increasing engagement: Shaping, Connecting, Learning, Stretching, Achieving, and Contributing. It shifts the paradigm of engagement from an employer-centered model to an employee-centered view. By emphasizing shared manager and personal responsibility, coupled with intrinsic motivation, you will dramatically increase employee engagement.
“Leadership is an applied discipline, not a foamy concept to muse about,” says three-time CEO, Oxford-trained scholar, and consultant Timothy R. Clark. “In fact, it’s the most important applied discipline in the world.” The success of any organization can be traced directly to leadership. And leadership can be learned. But too many books and development programs focus exclusively on skills. In reality, performa-nce and ultimate credibility are based on a combination of character and competence.