The Respectful Leader: Seven Ways to Influence Without Intimidation
By Gregg Ward
Wiley, 144 pp., $22
If you're a leader, do you consider your style respectful? Or do mounting stresses force a command-and-control or carrot-and-stick style? According to Ward, these are the only two management styles in the working world—and the latter is "considered by organizational experts to be unsustainable, demeaning, and a waste of human creativity."
Ward makes the case for the former in