Global competition for human capital, organizational relevance, money, and success is increasingly denominated in the currency of knowledge, yet knowledge in most organizations is often treated as proprietary or information technology issues. Consequently, leaders must become skilled in leading with and through knowledge in order to succeed in the new economy. Challenges for leaders today are myriad and often seem overwhelmingly complex, but solutions begin with basics such as understanding how to: acquire needed competitive knowledge and capital, use knowledge to produce lasting results, build an organization that is aligned with mission, and improve decision-making. This book describes the process of knowledge leadership and highlights effective tools for all leaders to be successful. Knowledge leadership is the new tool of the leadership trade. Learn to use knowledge wisely.