Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century


Identifies eight new competencies that will be required by twenty-first century leaders, and profiles twelve up-and-coming leaders who exemplify them.
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Identifies eight new competencies that will be required by twenty-first century leaders, and profiles twelve up-and-coming leaders who exemplify them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791446621
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Series: SUNY series in Management-Communication Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 211
  • Sales rank: 1,224,393
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents


1. A New Century Requires New Types of Leaders

2. Attributes and Competencies of the Twenty-First Century Global Leader

3. John Chambers: Leading Cisco Systems, the World’s Largest Unknown Company

4. Ricardo Semler: Semco and the World’s Leading Maverick

5. Kofi Annan: Leading the United Nations into the Twenty-First Century

6. John Browne: Energizing BP Amoco toward World-Class Status

7. Carol Bartz: Taking AutoDesk to the Top

8. Felipe Alfonso: Visionary Director of the Asian Institute of Management
by Rowena Figueroa

9. Ken Chenault: Designated Leader for Guiding American Express in the Twenty-First Century

10. Mary McAleese: Leading Ireland toward Peace and Prosperity

11. Cheong Choong Kong: Flying High with Singapore Airlines

12. William Carris: Servant Leader of the Carris Community of Companies
by William S. Brown

13. Nobuyuki Idei: Bridging Electronics and Entertainment at Sony

14. Jorma Ollila: Taking Nokia from the Twilight to the Leading Light in Telecommunications

15. Problems, Pathways, and Prospects for Twenty-First Century Global Leaders



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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2000

    Discover what makes a global leader for the 21st century

    A terrrific book on 12 leaders from around the world!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2000

    Terrific biographic sketches of 12 of the top world leaders!

    This book does a great job of identifying the eight skills needed by leaders in the 21st century and then cites 12 of the best - Ollila of Nokia, Chambers of Cisco Systems, Browne of BP, Idei of Sony, Chenault of America Express, Cheong of Singapore Airlines, Annan of the United Nations, Semler of Semco, McAlesse of Ireland, Caris of Caris Companies, Bartz of AutoDesk, and Alfonso of Asian Institute of Management.

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