The Transparency Edge: How Credibility Can Make or Break You in Business
by Barbara Pagano and Elizabeth Pagano
A proven tool for sharpening one’s competitive edge, today’s leading organizations have seized on the concept of transparency as the key to gaining the confidence of investors, employees, and customers–and gaining profits. In The Transparency Edge, leadership expert Barbara Pagano demonstrates that transparency is more than an excellent policy–it is a powerful management skill that managers can learn and use to make themselves and their organizations more competitive. Presenting the nine behaviors that every successful leader uses to gain a transparency edge, Pagano shows readers how to use these techniques to build loyalty, gain trust, and establish an impeccable reputation for integrity. She also shows how this nothing-to-hide approach enables organizations and their leaders to: Make decisions more efficiently and execute them more effectively Speed up operations Identify problems sooner and solve them faster Build trust and collaboration within the organization Establish a higher level of credibility.