From Technocrat to Leader
This book provides practical guidance to all people who are on the path to becoming leaders. The author focuses on the foundations of leadership — trust and care. Read more about “From Technocrat to Leader”
If you have ever been thrust into that difficult situation of having to take on a leadership role for the very first time, and with little understanding of what that role entails, here's a book that has just come to your rescue.
In Technocrat to Leader, Don Macrae Gordon explains the difference between technical skills and people skills, and highlights how the ability to build trust, the capacity to develop an effective workplace culture and being able to empower others is central to becoming a great leader. Whether you are teacher moving into a principalship, a salesperson about to take on the position of sales manager, or even a lawyer who is about become a managing partner, this book will boost your chances of a successful debut in your new role, and will allow you to fast track the development of a range of critical attributes and capabilities which are often neglected by leaders and managers new to their roles.
Emeritus Professor Gary Martin CEO - The Australian Institute of Management, Western Australian