The Proactive Leader: How To Overcome Procrastination And Be A Bold Decision-Maker
David De Cremer
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Why do leaders delay decisions? Are they aware of their own tendency to procrastinate? Are they able and willing to prevent it? This engaging and thought-provoking book provides insights and tools to identify the psychological and situational factors that cause leader procrastination. Gathering these insights will help you to become more aware of the negative consequences that procrastination may lead to and to become skilled in using this knowledge to become a more effective leader.
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About the Author
David De Cremer is Professor of Management at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS, Shanghai) and a Visiting Professor at London Business School, UK. Before joining CEIBS, he was a Professor of Behavioral Business Ethics at Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University), the Scientific Director of the Erasmus Centre of Behavioral Ethics, and an elected member of the Young Academy of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences. He is the recipient of many scientific awards including the British Psychology Society award for "Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis in Social Psychology," the "Jos Jaspars Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Social Psychology," the "Comenius European Young Psychologist Award," and the "International Society for Justice Research Early Career Contribution Award." He has published extensively in the fields of psychology, behavioral economics, management, and organizational behavior; edited five books on the topics "Social Psychology and Economics," "Advances in the Psychology of Justice and Affect," "Psychological Perspectives on Ethical Behaviour and Decision Making," "Social Psychology and Organizations," and "Behavioral Business Ethics: Shaping an Emerging Field"; and written the popular book When Good People Do Bad Things: Illustrating the Psychology Behind the Financial Crisis. His recent work has been discussed in Scientific American, Bloomberg News, The Economist, and the Financial Times. He is also a regular contributor of opinion pieces to several European financial and economic newspapers and magazines and in 2009-2010 he was named the most influential economist in the Netherlands. De Cremer holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southampton in Social Sciences, UK, and an M.A. in Social Psychology from the University of Leuven, Belgium.
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