About the Author of Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer:-
Michael A. Roberto is the Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield. He remained in after six years as a faculty member at Harvard Business School. His research focused on strategic decision making processes and senior management teams. His book Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer Published in 2005.
Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer:-
This book “Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer” divided into four broad parts.
Part 1- introduces a conceptual framework for thinking. Chapter-1 includes “The Leadership Challenge”. It explains why leaders should cultivate conflict and consensus. as well as why they find it very difficult to achieve this goal. Chapter-2 includes “Deciding How to Decide”. Thus, it describes the implicit and explicit choices that leaders make to influence.
Part II:- Encompassing Chapter 3 “An Absence of Candor”. Chapter 4 “Stimulating the Clash of Ideas”. Chapter 5 “Keeping Conflict Constructive”. And, Chapter 6, “A Better Devil’s Advocate” focuses on the task of managing conflict. Chapter 3 describes the factors that inhibit candid dialogue and debate in organizations. It distinguishes between “hard” and “soft” barriers.
Part III concentrates on how managers create consensus. Also, we learn why leaders often find it difficult to build commitment. Shared understanding sometimes they find themselves with a “false consensus”. That’s, unravels rather when they try to execute a chosen course of action. process.
Part IV discusses “Leading with Restraint”. It which reflects on how this book’s philosophy of leadership. Also, decision making differs from conventional views held by many managers. Yet, it distinguishes between two different approaches. That is to “taking charge” when confronted with a difficult decision.
Every Chapter of “Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer” added an excellent knowledge. Hence, it is helpful both for Employer as well as for Employees.