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

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

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by Margaret J. Wheatley
     
 

This pioneering work shows how revolutionary discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and biology provide powerful insights for transforming how we organize work, people and life. "Margaret Wheatley pushes our thinking about people and organizations to a new level".—Ken Blanchard. Color photos.See more details below

Overview

This pioneering work shows how revolutionary discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and biology provide powerful insights for transforming how we organize work, people and life. "Margaret Wheatley pushes our thinking about people and organizations to a new level".—Ken Blanchard. Color photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576753446
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
436,021
Product dimensions:
7.21(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

About This New Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Searching for a Simpler Way to Lead Organizations3
1Discovering an Orderly World17
2Newtonian Organizations in a Quantum Age27
3Space Is Not Empty: Invisible Fields That Shape Behavior49
4The Participative Nature of the Universe61
5Change, Stability, and Renewal: The Paradoxes of Self-Organizing Systems75
6The Creative Energy of the Universe - Information93
7Chaos and the Strange Attractor of Meaning115
8Change - The Capacity of Life137
9The New Scientific Management157
Epilogue: Journeying to a New World171
Recommended Readings176
Bibliography178
Index185
About the Author195

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