Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World / Edition 3
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Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World / Edition 3

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by Margaret J. Wheatley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1576753441

ISBN-13: 9781576753446

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

Leadership and the New Science launched a revolution by demonstrating that ideas drawn from quantum physics, chaos theory, and molecular biology could improve organizational performance. Margaret Wheatley called for free-flowing information, individual empowerment, relationship networks, and organizational change that evolves organically — ideas that have

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Leadership and the New Science launched a revolution by demonstrating that ideas drawn from quantum physics, chaos theory, and molecular biology could improve organizational performance. Margaret Wheatley called for free-flowing information, individual empowerment, relationship networks, and organizational change that evolves organically — ideas that have become commonplace. Now Wheatley's updated classic, based on her experiences with these ideas in a diverse number of organizations on five continents, is available in paperback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576753446
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
90,852
Product dimensions:
7.21(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Searching for a Simpler Way to Lead Organizations
1. Discovering an Orderly World
2. Newtonian Organizations in a Quantum Age
3. Space Is Not Empty: Invisible Fields that Shape Behavior
4. The Participative Nature of the Universe
5. Change, Stability, and Renewal: The Paradoxes of Self-Organizing Systems
6. The Creative Energy of the Universe-Information
7. Chaos and the Strange Attraction of Meaning
8. The New Scientific Management
9. Change-The Capacity of Life
Epilogue: Being Comfortable with Uncertainty

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