This book presents an approach to understanding personality structure and dynamics. Central to this approach is an attempt to examine a person's active coping style, even as this alone does not necessarily predict leadership potential successfully. It tries to probe and understand the whole person, not just what is inside, and not just what looks good on paper. The book has demonstrated how this method can add significant information in assessing executives who have already met the normal criteria for being considered for senior leadership roles. It has also described the four interrelated elements of the active coping style that are crucial to predicting effective leadership: integrity, psychological autonomy, integrative capacity, and catalytic coping. To illustrate and explain these elements and their interrelations, the book has provided examples of executives as well as well-known leaders from history.
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