People-Centric Leadership Resources

What is people-centric leadership?

The awesome responsibility to create a cultural environment in which people can realize their gifts, develop and apply their talents, and feel a genuine sense of fulfillment for their contributions in pursuit of a common purpose.

Recommended training events


Don't miss our next People-Centric Leadership event on March 28, 2019 at the Gem Group in Lawrence, MA. For more information about this event, click here.        

Contact AME to request custom training at your company, or check out our upcoming PCL events page.


Check out our people-centric leadership webinars:

Trust in people

Hear from CEOs how people-centric leadership has enabled their businesses to thrive. Ron Harper, president of Cogent Power Inc., and George Saiz, President and CEO of AME, are joined by Ed O'Boyle, Gallup, who shares insights on the characteristics of people-centric organizations.

Cover image for The 5 languages of appreciation in the workplace : empowering organizations by encouraging peopleThe 5 Languages of
Appreciation in the Workplace
by Gary Chapman; Paul White
ISBN: 9780802461766
This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, halthier relationships between managers and employees and decreased cases of burnout.


Cover image for Turn the ship around! : how to create leadership at every levelTurn the Ship Around!
by David Marquet
ISBN: 9781608323746
Publication date: 2012-08-01
From the vantage point of the commander of the USS Santa Fe, read how the crew completely turned the ship around, going from worst to first by questioning many of our basic leadership assumptions and shifting from take-control authority to give-control empowerment.

Cover image for The servant leader : transforming your heart, head, hands, & habitsThe Servant Leader
by Ken Blanchard; Phil Hodges
ISBN: 9780849996597
Servant Leader summarizes the Four Dimensions of  Leadership: the head (leadership assumptions and methods), the hands (application and leadership behavior), the heart (edging God out) and the habits (solitude, prayer, study of scripture, unconditional love, etc).

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Attentive listening

People-centric leadership articles from Target magazine