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Running head: BOOK REVIEW 1 Book Review of The Leader of the Future Lujing Chen (1610163) University Canada West Professor: Dr. Michele Vincenti MGMT 601: Leadership in the Global Context 30 th January 2017 Abstract The Leader of the Future is a collection of essays from diverse leadership thinkers
BOOK REVIEW 2 such as academics, consultants, and executives that can provide various perceptions and insights on the leadership development, which can benefit the readers spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally. The book review will summarize the important points from four parts such as the qualities required to lead in the different organization, the actions and skills are demanded in leading others, the effective ways help readers develop leadership skills, and personal reflection of future leadership. Additionally, the paper explains that the purpose of the book is to provide insightful ideas for the future leaders and illustrates that the intended audiences are the executives and managers who want to be successful shaping the future. After that, the paper elaborates the authority, accuracy, reliability, and objectivity of the book and whether the information is adequately covered or not. In conclusion, the paper identifies the core characteristics of effective leaders and how to use the information in the workplace and explains why I want to recommend this book to others. Keywords : Leadership, future leaders, personal reflection, effective leaders Table of contents Abstract .............................................................................................................. 2 Introduction ........................................................................................................ 4 Overview of the important points ....................................................................... 4
BOOK REVIEW 3 Purpose and intended audiences ...................................................................... 6 Authority of the book .......................................................................................... 7 Accuracy and reliability of the book ................................................................... 8 Objectivity and coverage of the book ................................................................ 9 Personal reflection of the book .......................................................................... 9 Recommendation of the book .......................................................................... 11 References ....................................................................................................... 12 Introduction The book which was edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and Richard Beckhard in a-three-hundred pages in 1996, collected 31 essays and gathered the best ideas from many excellent authors, consultants, academics, and philosophers whose unique perspective on leadership and a valuable insight into the future. Moreover, the authors of each chapter are the experts in their domain. The book is divided into four parts: Leading the Organization of the Future, Future Leaders in Action, Learning to Lead for Tomorrow, and Executives on the Future of Leadership.
BOOK REVIEW 4 All the chapters of the book are independently, and the readers can start the chapter that they are interested mostly. Overview of the important points More specifically, part one, subtitled “Leading the Organization of the Future,” emphasizes the different qualities required to lead in a variety of organization. The chapters in this part explain how specific leadership skills can be used in different organizations and show the various ideas of the thinkers who are helping to create future organizations. In this part, the author stated that five important characteristics are required to the future leaders. First, exceptional levels of discernment and insight into the businesses and themselves. Second, the ability to

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