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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (84 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bill George Narrator: Jack Garrett Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2008 ISBN: 9781440744563
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There can be no doubt about the credentials of Bill George, former Chairman and CEO of Medtronic, who has been named one of BusinessWeek’s “Top 25 Managers.” In Authentic Leadership, George lays out his plan for improving corporate America’s flaws through responsible leadership. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “There is a great deal of valuable insight in Authentic Leadership.” 

    New York Times
  • “Fast achieving cult status among chief executives.” 

    Economist
  • “Even skeptics will like the book’s balanced tone.”  

    Management Today
  • “Superbly moral and inspiring.” 

    Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dianna | 11/11/2013

    " Recommended by Maureen Sullivan. If you're feeling like you can't be yourself and be a boss or (for lack of a better term) inauthentic at work, this is a nice read. I don't know that it solves any issues, but it gives some hope. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sam | 10/6/2013

    " "More auto-biography than really explaining authentic leadership; a lot of stories to try to relay some points, but they don't convey the point that well. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teri Temme | 7/15/2013

    " Great book on Authentic Leadership. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laura Vasilescu | 3/17/2012

    " I find this book as an excellent guide for fresh business men. The book is about values, ethics and morality in business and underlines the importance of being authentic during leadership. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bisher | 5/9/2010

    " Easy to read, hard to apply. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Courtney | 1/20/2010

    " Well, as far as leadership books go, I actually found this one interesting and helpful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Courtney | 11/26/2009

    " Well, as far as leadership books go, I actually found this one interesting and helpful. "

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About the Author
Bill George is a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of three best-selling books True North, Finding Your True North, and Authentic Leadership.
About the Narrator

Jack Garrett’s voice is immediately recognizable from his work in commercials and as a personality on radio stations in the west and southwest. In addition to guest appearances on television, he has performed in dozens of theater productions on regional and New York stages, including Guys and Dolls, Hallelujah Breakdown, Prelude to a Kiss, Cast a Spell, and Bongo Fever.