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As today's headlines remind us, trust is "the" hot-button issue in business today, especially for investors, managers, workers, and consumers. More than ever before, the success of an organization depends on leadership that fosters strong connections across teams and among bosses, colleagues, and subordinates. Companies are in urgent need of trusted leaders, but how can ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 31st 2002 by Free Press
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Jose
Feb 16, 2016 Jose rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book is ok... just ok...

It lacks structure and really actionable items that could be easy to remember. I was expecting more tools for sure and definitely more structure. There is a lot of rambling. Probably the 3 categories of trust within a company was the most insightful piece.

Some of the good quotes:

"Over the long term, trust may be the single most significant determinant of a company's success"
"The realities of building trust with one's colleagues, bosses, boards of directors, and subor
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Kirill
Aug 12, 2016 Kirill rated it really liked it
Good book for managers and senior managers.
I would not say that this books reveals hidden knowledge in area of trust. But it is very good source of information regarding trust topic from different point of views, perspectives, scopes, etc.

Highly recommended if you feel you or your organization have any problems with trust.
This book will not help anyone how is not concerned about trust from other people.
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Robert Galford, Managing Partner of the Center for Leading Organizations, divides his time across teaching on Executive Education programs and working on leadership issues with senior executives at the world's leading public, private and governmental entities. Rob is a Leadership Fellow in Executive Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and on the teaching faculty of the National ...more
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