Developmental Assignment Impact Paper

ELP 2013-2

Leadership Book Review # 1

|BOOK TITLE                               |The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People                                                             |
|AUTHOR                                   | Stephen R. Covey                                                                                   |
|PUBLISHER                                 |Simon Schuster                                                                                       |
|PUBLICATION DATE                         |1989                                                                                                 |
|PARTICIPANT NAME                         |Annette Mesa-Fields                                                       |TEAM #             |12     |


The major management concepts discussed in this book as defined by the Leadership Effective Inventory (LEI) competencies, include:

Four levels of leadership the 7 habits apply to all four levels of leadership (personal, interpersonal, managerial, and organizational) you create trust on an interpersonal level and improve relationships.   As trust is built you can confidently empower intervals and groups within the organization to produce desired results with empowered individuals, the empowered individuals the organization can align its systems and structure better with the corporate mission and with strategy to meet stake holder’s needs.   Alignment then, contributes to greater empowerment and highest trust the 7 habits are:
  1.   Be Proactive
  2. Begin With The End In Mind
  3. Put First Thing First
  4. Think Win- Win
  5. Seek first To Understand
  6. Synergize
  7. Sharpen The Saw


The book presents 7 habits that are necessary to be an effective Leadership the major concepts discussed is:
Habit 1 Be Proactive, We are free to trust the spade between stimulus and response to make choices that best reflect our values:...