That is good news! Yet there is a dangerous gap: 80 percent of managers worldwide already see themselves as humble And only 36 percent of employees agree.
If you want to find out more about the definition of humilty, if you want to find out were you stand on the humility scale, if you want to find out where the stumblings blocks are on the path to humility, then this is the right book for you!
My own research with more than 3,500 managers contributes to the canon of positive effects that have been measured by dozens of researchers during the last decade:
Dozens of case studies, quotes from more than 170 interviews with top managers, lively storytelling of real-life examples, and solid research with actionable take-aways, plus personal assessments, make this an eminently readable and practical book for managers worldwide.
Dr. Franziska Frank works as a freelance faculty, keynote speaker, author and programme director in three languages: She is also Visiting Lecturer and Affiliate Program Director at ESMT Berlin, Germany's Number 1 Business School.
In open and customized courses for ESMT Berlin, Singapore Management University, Haufe and companies direct she teaches about all facets of influencing:
In 2019 she published her book 24 Karat Success about influencing self and others. In February 2023 the second German edition of her book on humble leadership came out with Springer Gabler as well as the first English edition with Taylor & Francis: The Power of Humility in Leadership - Influencing as a Role Model.
When she was 15, she left her hometown of Munich to take O- and A-Levels in an English boarding school. She then read history at Cambridge (B.A. and M.A.), followed by two state examinations with Prädikat in law in Germany. During her studies she worked as a freelance journalist for the Süddeutsche Zeitung and other newspapers. After completing her doctoral thesis, she joined Boston Consulting Group as a management consultant for six years. From November 2005 to July 2016 she worked full-time as Program Director at ESMT Berlin. She is a qualified MBSR teacher with the Oasis Institute at the University of Massachusetts.
She knows that she knows next to nothing - that and the little she knows, she likes to share.
„Humility encourages initiative and has valuable effects on innovation.“
The Power of Humility in Leadership: Influencing As a Role Model First edition 2023
Author: Dr. Franziska Frank
Soft cover : 330 page, 80 black and white graphs.
€ 42.99 £32.99, $38.61 Softcover ISBN 978-1032414195
€ 23.30 £29.68, $ 40,80 | eBook | ASIN B0BRTTHCW5
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis