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Adair, John Eric 1934-

Overview
Works: 201 works in 1,218 publications in 5 languages and 42,137 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: HD57.7, 658.4092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Eric Adair
 
Most widely held works by John Eric Adair
Founding fathers : the Puritans in England and America by John Eric Adair( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective leadership : a self-development manual by John Eric Adair( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Adair, Britain's foremost expert on leadership training, shows how every manager can learn to lead. He draws upon numerous examples of leadership in action - commercial, military and historical - to pinpoint the essential requirements
Not bosses but leaders by John Eric Adair( Book )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership is not only about creating teamwork and motivating people to make the journey to excellence, argues Adair. It is also about providing clarity of direction, clear goals and a sense of purpose that pervades the whole organisation
Develop your leadership skills by John Eric Adair( Book )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Vietnamese and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practical guide for those who want to improve their basic leadership skills or take up a team leadership role. It includes guidance on; the essential qualities of leadership, how to acquire personal authority, mastering key skills such as planning, briefing and organising, developing yoruself as a leader, how to be a strategic leader, hwo to develop leaders in your organisation
How to grow leaders : the seven key principles of effective leadership development by John Eric Adair( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking new book from acknowledged expert John Adair, which aims to set the record straight on leadership development. First he invites you to join him on a journey of discovery about the nature of leadership and how it can be taught. Then he identifies the seven key principles of leadership development and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic levels."--Jacket
The art of creative thinking : how to be innovative and develop great ideas by John Eric Adair( Book )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- On human creativity -- Keypoints -- Use the stepping stones of analogy -- Keypoints -- Make the strange familiar and the -- Familiar strange -- Keypoints -- Widen your span of relevance -- Keypoints -- Practise serendipity -- Keypoints -- Chance favours only the prepared mind -- Keypoints -- Curiosity -- Keypoints -- Keep your eyes open -- Keypoints -- Listen for ideas -- Keypoints -- Reading to generate ideas -- Keypoints -- Keep a notebook -- Keypoints -- Test your assumptions -- Keypoints -- Make better use of your depth mind -- A framework of effective thinking -- Emotion -- Depth mind -- Keypoints -- Do not wait for inspiration -- Keypoints -- Sharpen your analytical skills -- Keypoints -- Suspend judgement -- Keypoints -- Learn to tolerate ambiguity -- Keypoints -- Drift, wait and obey -- Keypoints -- Sleep on the problem -- Keypoints -- Working it out -- Keypoints -- Think creatively about your life
Decision making & problem solving strategies by John Eric Adair( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies will help you to master the process of practical thinking that lies behind effective decision making, problem solving and creative thinking. If you are under pressure to find solutions, Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies will help you to rise to the challenge of finding new ideas and deciding what action to take."--BOOK JACKET
Leadership and motivation : the fifty-fifty rule and the eight key principles of motivating others by John Eric Adair( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leadership and Motivation, by acknowledged expert John Adair, explores the subject of motivation in depth. First, he argues that it is only by understanding the needs that drive motivation that you can really inspire your colleagues. He then reassesses the theories of Herzberg and Maslow, major contributors to our understanding of motivation, and offers his own general theory of motivation: the fifty-fifty rule. Finally, he puts his thoughts into a practical context, and identifies the eight key principles of motivating others."--Jacket
Leadership for innovation : how to organise team creativity and harvest ideas by John Eric Adair( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leadership for Innovation looks at how you can encourage new ideas, and then create the teamwork necessary to translate them into improved products or services. Drawing upon real-life examples, including Google, Honda and 3M, John Adair sets out clear and practical ways for bringing about desirable change in organizations."--BOOK JACKET
The John Adair handbook of management and leadership by John Eric Adair( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is rich in practical advice and guidance and addresses key areas such as setting and achieving goals and objectives, decision making and problem solving, creative and innovative thinking, self-development, and much more
Strategic leadership : how to think and plan strategically and provide direction by John Eric Adair( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strategic leader is essentially the leader of any organization and someone who has to steer the company in times of change, whilst motivating and inspiring their team
The best of John Adair on leadership and management by John Eric Adair( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here in one book is a summary of all of John Adair's ideas, advice and techniques, a master class on: growing into an effective and inspiring leader; how to build a cohesive and responsive team; techniques of creativity and innovation; analysis and decision-making; mastering the art of good communication; managing your own time, managing yourself." "Clearly written and presented, the book is packed with practical guidance and insights, helpful charts, diagrams and forms."--Jacket
The leadership of Muhammad by John Eric Adair( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabist John Adair highlights the key leadership skills used by the Prophet & offers an introduction to His wisdom whilst introducing aspects of Bedouin culture & ancient proverbs to offer a resource for leaders & aspiring leaders
Inspiring leadership : learning from great leaders by John Eric Adair( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are the great leaders in history and what can they teach us today about the nature and practice of leadership? John Adair has brought together a wide range of quotes from inspiring leaders, from Machiavelli to Mandela
The John Adair lexicon of leadership by John Eric Adair( Book )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the world renowned leadership expert John Adair, comes this unique volume of all his classic works, including How to Grow Leaders, The Inspirational Leader, Leadership and Motivation, Not Bosses but Leaders, Strategic Leadership and the international best-seller Leadership of Muhammad. With his distinctive insight into how leadership is learned, John Adair presents six business books that cross boundaries into culture, history, strategy and motivation. Leadership Lexicon is an essential volume and an exclusive opportunity to own all of Adair's ground-breaking works that will help you transform your understanding of how leadership works and learn the skills to transform you into a leader"-
The concise Adair on communication and presentation skills by John Eric Adair( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential skills of good communication presented by an acknowledged expert, this is John Adair's key advice and best writing on the subject condensed into one book
The concise Adair on teambuilding and motivation by John Eric Adair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic stuff from the world's first Professor at Leadership Studies
The concise Adair on creativity and innovation by John Eric Adair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This book encapsulates all of Professor Adair's writing on how to recruit the right people for your organization, team training, generation of ideas, communication and overcoming obstacles, the key characteristics of innovators and how to organize and use them to best effect
 
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How to grow leaders : the seven key principles of effective leadership development
Alternative Names
Adair, J.

Adair, John.

Adair, John 1934-

Adair, John E.

Adair, John Eric.

Adair, John Eric 1934-

Con Adeyr

Edeirs, Džons 1934-

John Adair spécialiste britannique du leadership

John Eric Adair britischer Autor

Адаир, Джон

Адаир, Джон 1934-

Адаир, Джон Эрик

جون أدير، 1934-

어데어, 존 1934-

어데어, 존 에릭 1934-

アデア, ジョン

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Not bosses but leadersDevelop your leadership skillsHow to grow leaders : the seven key principles of effective leadership developmentThe art of creative thinking : how to be innovative and develop great ideasDecision making & problem solving strategiesLeadership and motivation : the fifty-fifty rule and the eight key principles of motivating othersLeadership for innovation : how to organise team creativity and harvest ideasThe John Adair handbook of management and leadership