Marshall Goldsmith’s Review of The Leadership Code in Business Week

Business Week | Feb 06, 2009
By: Marshall Goldsmith

Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood have collaborated on several leadership books, starting about 10 years ago with Results-Based Leadership and followed by How Leaders Build Value and Leadership Brand. This time they are joined by a co-author, Kate Sweetman, to collaborate on their newest book, Leadership Code: 5 Rules to Lead By. This book could not have come at a better time for leaders who are knee-deep in a recession and looking for answers. Here are edited excerpts of a recent chat I had with Dave (DU), Norm (NS) and Kate (KS).

MG: There are thousands of books on leadership already in print. Why do we need another?

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