Leading in Turbulent Times: Managing in the New World of Work / Edition 1

Leading in Turbulent Times: Managing in the New World of Work / Edition 1

by Cary L. Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 140511522X

ISBN-13: 9781405115223

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This book looks at the requirements for effective corporate leadership in the new world of work.

  • Identifies the key challenges and opportunities facing corporate leaders today.
  • Looks at the requirements for effective corporate leadership at a time when the world of work is changing dramatically.
  • Proposes that the

Overview

This book looks at the requirements for effective corporate leadership in the new world of work.

  • Identifies the key challenges and opportunities facing corporate leaders today.
  • Looks at the requirements for effective corporate leadership at a time when the world of work is changing dramatically.
  • Proposes that the leaders of tomorrow must manage their own development, must create highly motivated and skilful human resources, and must lead on issues such as governance and ethics.
  • Written by a team of leading international researchers.
  • Reviews the latest research on effective management strategies for the new world of work.
  • The third in a series of books, all of which tackle the challenges faced by organizations today.
  • The previous two books in the series, also published by Blackwell are The Organization in Crisis (2000) and The New World of Work (2002).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405115223
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Manchester Business and Management Series, #3
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List Of Contributors.

About The Editors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction: Leading In Turbulent Times.

Ronald J. Burke And Cary L. Cooper.

Part I: Leading Self:.

1. Leading In Turbulent Times: Ronald J. Burke And Cary L. Cooper.

2. The Turbulence Within: How Sensitivities Throw Off Performance In Executives: Robert E. Kaplan And Robert B. Kaiser.

3. Career Variety And Executive Adaptability In Turbulent Environments: Ayse Karaeveli And Douglas T. Hall.

4. Tridimensional Leadership Theory: A Roadmap For Flexible, Adaptive Leaders: Gary Yuk.

Part II: Leading Others:.

5. Principles (And Advice) For Understanding And Promoting Effective Teamwork In Organizations: Eduardo Salas, Mary P. Kosarzycki, Scott Tannenbaum And David Carnegie.

6. Work-Related Values And Experiences Of Generation X Professionals And Managers: Mary C. Mattis.

7. Managing Contingent Workers: Adapting To New Realities: Catherine E. Connelly And Daniel G. Gallagher.

Part III: Leading On Issues:.

8. Integrity-Based Corporate Governance: Opportunities And Challenges For Baord Directors: Jerry Goodstein.

9. The Successful Navigation Of Uncertainty: Sustainability And The Organization: David Wheeler.

10. Integrating Work And Personal Life: Leadership Past, Present And Future: Suzan Lewis.

11. Work Stress And Well-Being: Mutual Challenge And Fuller Interaction: Alvin L. Gibson And James C. Quick.

Part IV: Leading Change:.

12. Realizing Vision Through Envisioning Reality: Strategic Leadership In Building Knowledge Spheres: Philippe Byosiere And Denise J. Luethge.

13. The Competitive Dynamics Of Workforce Heterogeneity: A New Paradigm For Diversity: Mary A. Hamilton.

14. Culture In Corporate Combinations: Philip H. Mirvis And Mitchell Lee Marks.

Shaping History: Global Leadership In The twenty-first century: Nancy J. Adler.

Index.

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