Master CEOs: Insights from Australia's Leading CEOs

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 26, 2012 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
Filled with insights from leading Australian CEOs, Master CEOs taps into the thoughts of Australia's leading

chief executive officers or managing directors in an effort to understand why they are such outstanding leaders, and why the companies they run have delivered above-average results. Master CEOs is not only about management — it also delivers a very strong message on leadership.

  • To be interviewed for the book, the CEO had to be in charge of their company for at least 10 years and delivered shareholders a return greater than the share market in that period.
  • CEOs covered include: Gerry Harvey from Harvey Norman, Paul Little from Toll Holdings, Graham Turner from Flight Centre, David Simmons from Hills Industries and many more.
  • All new interviews, never before published.
 

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Contents

Selecting the Master CEOs
3
Tough Medicine
8
David to Goliath
The Best Mistake I Ever Made
Making the World Little
The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music
SuperSonic
Building a Kingdom
Banks Boats and Bundy
Soaring High
A Bloody Miracle
Out of Africa
Mining for Values
Go GerLy Go Go
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About the author (2012)

Matthew Kidman is a former journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald covering media, telecommunications, commercial property and investment. Matthew now works as a fund manager for Wilson Asset Management. Matthew Kidman is also co author of Masters of the Market (1st edition, 2003, 16,000 units; 2nd edition, 2005, 6500 units).

Alex Feher is a principal of the Institute of Human Excellence. Alex's executive coaching experience is supported by a solid practical grounding in running businesses, managing teams and working in Australia for NYSE listed global companies.

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