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About the Author

John Adair

John Adair is acknowledged internationally as an authority on leadership. The world's first Professor of Leadership Studies, he advises many organizations in business, government, education, health and the voluntary sector. An effective speaker with a valuable message, he is one of the very few figures in recent years to have transformed the debate as to what effective leadership is all about.

John has recently been made United Nations Chair of Strategic Leadership. Based in Turin, he has launched a strategic leadership programme in association with the UN. He has also received the Lifetime Achievement in Leadership Award and China has made him its first Honorary Professor of Leadership. The author of over 50 books, now in 25 languages, on leadership and management development, he continues to write and teach throughout the world, inspiring new audiences with his timeless and timely vision of leadership.

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Books by Author

Decision Making and Problem Solving

Leadership guru John Adair provides the techniques and insights you need to find solutions, spark creativity and confidently make the right decisions.

Published: July 2016, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749475611

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Develop Your Leadership Skills

Suitable for anyone who wishes to improve or develop their leadership skills, Develop Your Leadership Skills distils the essence of John Adair's teaching and provides a framework for becoming an effective…

Published: July 2016, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749475635

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The John Adair Lexicon of Leadership

John Adair's Leadership Lexicon is an all-in-one volume of his ground breaking and influential works on leadership. Including the international best-seller Leadership of Muhammad, it explores the nature of…

Published: March 2011, Hardback,
EAN: 9780749463069

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Strategic Leadership

Strategic Leadership

John Adair

£24.99

Strategic Leadership, from the renowned leadership expert John Adair, explores the sources and fundamentals of strategic leadership. It also describes the skills necessary to be effective in the role,…

Published: October 2010, Hardback,
EAN: 9780749462031

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The Leadership of Muhammad

The Leadership of Muhammad is a study of the life story and leadership skills of the Prophet. John Adair served with a Bedouin regiment in the Arab Legion and this book is full of the fascinating detail…

Published: July 2010, Hardback,
EAN: 9780749460761

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Not Bosses But Leaders

Not Bosses But Leaders

John Adair

£14.99

Not Bosses But Leaders is a classic work by the world authority on leadership, John Adair. Based on the day-to-day realities of management, it looks at each fundamental aspect of leadership and offers accessible…

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454814

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How to Grow Leaders

How to Grow Leaders

John Adair

£14.99

How to Grow Leaders analyses the nature of leadership and identifies the key principles of effective leadership development. It describes how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and…

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454807

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Leadership for Innovation

Leadership for Innovation

John Adair

£14.99

Leadership for Innovation will help you to create an innovative climate that encourages the development of new products and services - the lifeblood of business success. John Adair identifies the characteristics…

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454791

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The Inspirational Leader

The Inspirational Leader

John Adair

£14.99

The Inspirational Leader, a companion title to the best-selling Not Bosses But Leaders, investigates the nature and practice of leadership, and how to encourage and inspire others.

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454784

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Leadership and Motivation

Leadership and Motivation

John Adair

£14.99

In Leadership and Motivation the world authority on leadership, John Adair, discusses what motivates people and the importance of leadership. He discusses the nature of motivation, individual needs and…

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454821

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The Art of Creative Thinking

In The Art of Creative Thinking renowned expert John Adair offers clear guidelines for developing your full potential as a creative thinker. He helps anyone to overcome barriers to having new ideas and…

Published: February 2009, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749454838

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