Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance

By George Kohlrieser
George Kohlrieser--an international leadership professor, consultant, and veteran hostage negotiator--explains that it is only by openly facing conflict that we can truly progress through the most difficult business challenges. In this provocative book, he reveals how the proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship. Step by step, he outlines the seven key factors that anyone can use to remove the blocks that stand in the way of resolving tough problems and shows how business leaders, in particular, can develop and access the skills they need to create trust and a positive mind-set in their companies.


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Publisher Jossey-Bass
Publish date 06/01/2006
Pages 252
ISBN-13 9780787983840
ISBN-10 0787983845
Language English

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