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Leadership Experts Kouzes and Posner Call for a Return to the Fundamentals, Credibility Is the Foundation of Leadership

Helena Brantley, Red Pencil PR+ Marketing

San Francisco, CA—August 2011—Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner are award-winning leadership development author-experts with more than 30 years of experience researching the relationship between leaders and constituents. Their seminal book, the international bestseller, The Leadership Challenge, has spawned a thriving franchise with workshops, seminars, books, online tools and resources to help people become better leaders, whether they work for Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, universities, nonprofits, volunteer organizations, the military, or a professional service firm. Their extensive research has led them to an inescapable truth: credibility is the foundation of leadership, which they explore in CREDIBILITY: How Leaders Gain and Lose It Why People Demand It [Jossey-Bass; August 2011; $27.95; ISBN: 9780470651711] fully revised for the first time since 1993.