Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership® II

Written by Ken Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi, and Drea Zigarmi

This updated edition of management guru
Ken Blanchard’s classic work Leadership and
the One Minute Manager®
teaches leaders the world renowned method of developing self-reliance in those they manage: Situational Leadership® II.

From Leadership and the One Minute Manager you’ll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; and how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person.

By consistently using Situational Leadership® II’s proven model and powerful techniques, leaders can develop and retain competent, committed employees. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff—and the best bottom line for any business.
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Praise for Book
"A must-read for every leader. For the past fifteen years I have seen these concepts transform struggling leaders into effective leaders that others admire."

Jim Irvine, manager of training, development, and organizational learning, Nissan North America  

"The lessons in this book work across cultures and countries. I highly recommend Leadership and the One Minute Manager."

Tomio Taki, president of Takihyo
and author of Zennovation

"Simple, smart, and useful—this book demonstrates that leadership competence is attainable by all who truly desire it."

Warren Bennis, author of On Becoming a Leader and founder of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California
Author Information
Ken Blanchard is the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. His books have sold nearly 20 million copies around the world and have been translated into more than 25 languages. More

Patricia Zigarmi Dr. Patricia Zigarmi is a Senior Consulting Partner for The Ken Blanchard Companies, a captivating motivational speaker, a highly regarded management consultant and trainer, a best-selling author, and an experienced businesswoman.

Dr. Drea Zigarmi, a Senior Consulting Partner for The Ken Blanchard Companies, is a highly respected and experienced management consultant, best-selling author, powerful trainer, and motivational speaker. More

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"Leadership and the One Minute Manager provides an excellent strategy for growing
the capabilities of any workforce.
Highly recommended!"

Cedric Coco, senior vice president of learning
and organizational effectiveness, Lowe’s

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