Leading Without Authority

Many professionals such as Project managers or Product managers are tasked with enormous responsibility while they have no authority over others Leading in such situations is tough This book will reveal the skills and know how that a leader needs to excel.
Leading Without Authority Many professionals such as Project managers or Product managers are tasked with enormous responsibility while they have no authority over others Leading in such situations is tough This book will reve

  • Title: Leading Without Authority
  • Author: Aditi Chopra
  • ISBN: 9781475194920
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Leading Without Authority”

    1. Excellent read for wanting to Lead others.I enjoyed this book. It was easy to understand and had useful information I will use in the future. The section on Identifying Your Motive and Integrity and Purpose were things that could reach beyond the work place and into your personal life. Could be useful to young adults looking to lead and understand what it means to do so.

    2. As usual I received a free Audible copy of this book in exchange for a review. Also as usual I give my unbiased opinions below.To the positive side, this book covers a topic that really needed to be taken on. It's the book for those Project Managers, Product Managers and Sales types that need to show leadership but can't fire you if you don't follow them. Further, the overall outline of this book is a good one covering the various aspects of leadership, identifying your leadership type and how t [...]

    3. I don't often get to read much non-fiction, these days, so when the opportunity arises I like to break the cycle of fantasy and imagination, with some good common sense. Although my days in the corporate world are long behind me, when I was gifted this little, management book by Aditi Chopra, about Leading Without Authority, I was fascinated and very keen to read it. As a corporate Accountant for much of my professional career, I was almost always in the position of trying to lead various line m [...]

    4. Leading Without Authority by Aditi Chopra deals with the obstacles and pit falls faced by leaders who are in a position where they have little or no authority over the people they lead. This is common position which leaders can find themselves in the today’s business environment of team based leadership and projects.Aditi did a good job of describing the various situations modern leaders find themselves in. She explained the pitfalls and challenges of each. She explained in detail the various [...]

    5. I am a self-employed sole proprietor, and I have never worked within a large corporate structure. I wondered just what I would be able to get out of a book about business leadership. I was pleasantly surprised to find that a lot of the advice was quite applicable to my work as a volunteer in a nonprofit organization. It helped me consider my own leadership style and influence in a situation in which I am considered a leader but have zero actual power over people or decision-making. It gave me qu [...]

    6. This book offers a solid introduction to important theories and factors related to leadership. The author uses a down-to-earth writing style that enables the reader to understand the best leadership approach to adopt based on his/her individual characteristics while also offering additional areas for consideration that will help the individual grow and mature as a leader. I particularly liked the chapters on organizational politics and finding a mentor -- two areas that can affect individuals bu [...]

    7. After 6 years of working as an Executive Assistant to Corporate Presidents and CEOs, I know what leading without authority feels like. This book can teach leaders who need to manage people that are not their direct reports a thing or two. How do you make people follow and work with you when you have no authority over them? The author will help you analyze your leadership style and share best practices that will serve you well in the corporate world. An informative read.

    8. Quite often professionals find themselves in tough situations where unique leadership skills are required to perform the tasks. This book will help leaders excel in such situations.

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