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THE ACCOUNTABLE LEADER: Developing Effective Leadership through Managerial Accountability

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THE ACCOUNTABLE LEADER: Developing Effective Leadership through Managerial Accountability

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BOOK REVIEW THE ACCOUNTABLE LEADER Developing effective leadership through managerial accountability by Brian Dive Published by Kogan Page ISBN: 978 0 7494 51 60 8 272 pages. Hardback RRP £18.99

www.kogan-page.co.uk

Reviewed by Thomas McGrath FlnstAM

This is an excellent summary of the practicalities of leadership and managemenl in the modern business world. The title and indeed the content, are particularly relevant considering recent events in the financial business sector.

The author opens with a comment that in 2003, a major international financial services company ran into various difficulties and, after a thorough review, decided that one of the main reasons for the firm's malaise was a shortage of leaders.

I found the volume easier to read and absorb than similar publications, on account of the layout as topics are highlighted in differing styles of print, together with easily understood summaries. Examples are provided from a range of geographic areas worldwide and cultural differences are highlighted.

The organisational examples provided cover a large number of differing and, at times, contrasting organisations and many significant examples are provided from which readers can assess similar situations in their organisations and can therefore benefit from the results recorded. …

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