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Management — we have now all been a part of it ultimately. Many have practised it, others have researched and written approximately it, we all have noticeable it in motion at your time. but regardless of its ubiquity, there's a carrying on with cry that we'd like extra and higher management, be it in enterprise, colleges, churches, the neighborhood, or politics. This booklet, instead of taking a standard theoretical method, shall we the voices of these said as leaders around the neighborhood do the speaking. those are those that dwell, breath and instruction management — they make it ensue. all of the ten leaders who converse during this ebook has validated striking luck of their box, such that their tale is wealthy and informative, including either serious and inventive insights when you search to comprehend the management phenomenon greater. what's this factor known as management? should be of curiosity to these presently keeping management positions of their businesses, these desiring to such positions, in addition to to these learning management extra officially, reminiscent of MBA scholars.
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That is, leadership that does not reside within any one individual but is the product of interactions among people — the contributions of a group of people who work together to build or achieve particular ends. She believes: 43 What is this thing called leadership? If you think that leadership is about you, then you don’t understand what leadership is about. Leadership is about the people who have coalesced around you; the people that you coalesce around yourself and you’re only a reflection of … your capacity to build people’s confidence and build things.
Regarding this experience, she said it enabled her to see the world a bit differently and provided the nourishment she craved. It exposed me [to] the broader world, not only in public policy but more importantly in policing because of the people I met and the way I was able to work, it was just a far broader base to be able to come from. As well as these formal learning experiences, Christine also recalls supportive mentors from whom she learnt a great deal, such as John Avery, the Police Commissioner in New South Wales, and others she describes as great thinkers and encouragers.
Before becoming Chief Commissioner of Police in 2001, she was Assistant Commissioner responsible for Human Relations in the New South Wales Force (Monash Memo, 2003). She is well known in the police force and wider community for her anti-corruption stance, strong beliefs in valuing all people (including the marginalised), working collaboratively with others in partnerships to create more sustainable and safe communities, and fair and distributed leadership. She recently took a lead role in overseeing the security arrangements for the Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne in 2006.