On Leading Change: A Leader to Leader Guide / Edition 1

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On Leading Change explores the complex challenges of shepherding organizations through change. Part of the Leader to Leader Guides, which offer a wellspring of rich insight and information from top leadership thinkers, it provides readers with key strategies for change, sustaining growth, and leading transition.
Drawn from Leader to Leader, the award-winning journal, On Leading Change brings together Peter F. Drucker, Peter M. Senge, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Frances Hesselbein, William Bridges, and other thought leaders to offer practical guidance for those who seek to lead their organizations through the challenges of transformation. Readers will learn from successful leaders how to encourage their organizations to question, innovate, experiment, and learn from their mistakes. Throughout the book expert contributors show how to prepare for change, seek new perspectives, and broaden participation throughout an organization.
Each of the four volumes in the Leader to Leader Guides-On Mission and Leadership, On Leading Change, On High-Performance Organizations, and On Creativity, Innovation, and Renewal— is organized around an essential topic with a diversity of views presented in clear, short chapters. These essential collections provide leaders with insight and inspiration to take their organizations to new levels of excellence.

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Editorial Reviews

Twelve essays and interviews drawn from the Drucker Foundation's journal include a conversation between Peter F. Drucker and Peter M. Senge titled "Strategies for Change Leaders." Together the contributions cover the latest approaches and theories for leading and managing change within organizations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

Frances Hesselbein is chairman of the board of governors of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and editor-in-chief of its journal Leader to Leader. She is also the lead editor for the best-selling Drucker Foundation Future Series. Hesselbein served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. from 1976 to 1990 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian honor, in 1998.

Rob Johnston is president and CEO of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management. He was executive producer for Leading in a Time of Change, a 2001 video featuring Peter F. Drucker and Peter M. Senge and for the Nonprofit Leader of the Future video teleconference. He is a senior editor for the Leader to Leader journal, and has contributed a chapter to Enterprising Nonprofits (Wiley, 2001).

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Table of Contents


About the Editors.

1. The Key to Cultural Transformation (Frances Hesselbein).

2. Strategies for Change Leaders (A Conversation Between Peter F. Drucker and Peter M. Senge).

3. Lessons for Change Leaders (Peter M. Senge).

4. Leading Transition: A New Model for Change (William Bridges and Susan Mitchell).

5. The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders (Rosabeth Moss Kanter).

6. Managing Segment Zero (Andrew S. Grove).

7. Management by Commitments (Donald N. Sull).

8. The Age of Connective Leadership (Jean Lipman-Blumen).

9. Sustaining Growth: The Business of Leaders (An Interview with William C. Steere Jr.).

10. Reinventing Management Development (Mark C. Maletz and Jon R. Katzenbach).

11. The New Age of Persuasion (Jay Conger).

12. How to Lower the Risk in CEO Succession (Ram Charan).


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