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People with Purpose: How Great Leaders Use Purpose to Build Thriving Organizations

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This book is about how great leaders can make purpose the beating heart of their organization and use it to power performance. Leaders who communicate a defined mission, alongside clear and genuine values, allow their employees to feel a sense of purpose in their roles and embody their company's vision. This inspires engagement, loyalty and higher performance. People with ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 28th 2017 by Kogan Page
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Darren
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Having a clearly defined purpose for a company's operations may seem obvious, yet it is something that many companies seem to be missing out on. A book like this, that promises to show how inspired and focussed leadership can transform a company's purpose into a powerful performance-boosting tool, may be required reading for many.

Linking many disciplines such as marketing, psychology, management and leadership together, this book can help refocus and direct future strategy. Backed up by research
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Wilbur1
Feb 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Topical in today's world where scrutiny of business and business leaders is as never before. Well written and engaging and insightful. ...more
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To be reviewed in the September-October issue of Global Business and Organizational Excellence.
Toyin A
Feb 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing

This book is almost academic in its approach but Kevin is a great story teller and he uses this technique to ensure his readers don’t fall asleep and miss out on the great research he has undertaken.

The first few chapters kept me engaged as Kevin explains how important a sense of purpose is and how we can keep those we lead more engaged.

He emphasises that giving people a sense of purpose is a leader’s role. I was highlighting this book like crazy. There were too many nuggets to choose from.

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