Aimed at multiplying the potential for success, respected executive coaches and authors, Kate Ludeman, PhD, and Eddie Erlandson, MD, offer Alpha Male Syndrome—an illustrative and groundbreaking guide for fine-tuning leadership skills in the world of business.
Written by popular demand following their compelling Harvard Business Review article titled Coaching the Alpha Male, Alpha Male Syndrome details the inner workings of the alpha male or alpha female—those leaders we live and deal with throughout the organizational world.
The world abounds with alpha males and alpha females—powerhouses who take charge, produce astonishing results, and bring enormous value to their organizations. But many alpha executives also unwittingly leave a path of destruction in their wake.
Using extensive research, and offering exercises, tips, and self-assessments, Kate Ludeman and Eddie Erlandson show alpha executives—and the people who work with them—how to leverage their unique strengths while curbing their destructive flip-side risks.
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What Leading Executives Are Saying about Alpha Male Syndrome
“The principles in Alpha Male Syndrome ring true for me and for all our leaders.”
—Michael Dell, Chairman, Dell Inc.
“Alpha Male Syndrome is a must-read, filled with important insights that leaders of all types will find extremely valuable.”
—Larry Lucchino, President/CEO, Boston Red Sox
“It’s a difficult challenge to get strong, smart, competitive executives to work together to produce bold, new solutions for customers. Alpha Male Syndrome presents practical steps for exceptional teamwork.”
—Richard J. Schnieders, Chairman, President, and CEO, Sysco Corporation
“With the powerful tools in this book, competitive, driven alpha males can learn to work more effectively across cultural and gender barriers, creating high-performing global teams.”
—Hector de J. Ruiz, PhD, Chairman and CEO, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.