Amazon and other book providers list several thousand books currently available discussing the many aspects and elements necessary in exercising strong business leadership and management. These sources do not include numerous articles and periodicals on the subjects written and disseminated each year. In addition, there are thousands of classes and training sessions on these subjects offered by hundreds of schools, universities and companies. A recent Deloitte study suggested that up to $14 billion is spent each year on executive level management and leadership training and development.
Whether in school, class or self-taught there is a demand for guidance in discerning how to become an effective and successful business leader through the exercise of strong management and effective leadership qualities. Successful Business Leaders is an important, meaningful guide to the qualities essential to exercising effective leadership.
Many of the currently available references on these subjects are worthy of review, yet a substantial portion of the works are primarily based on theoretical thinking of experts and educators and not developed from any real-world experiences. There have been only a limited number of experienced practitioners who have attempted to convert their everyday experiences to real-world lessons on leadership and management.
The book conveys forty-two real-world stories from banking experiences in the 80s and early 90s. This collection of banking adventures offers the experiences of a very difficult period in the economy and world of finance. These adventures convey the important lessons and qualities necessary in any leadership situation that is essential to perform at the highest level