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

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On Leading Change explores the complex challenges of shepherdingorganizations through change. Part of the Leader to Leader Guides,which offer a wellspring of rich insight and information from topleadership thinkers, it provides readers with key strategies forchange, sustaining growth, and leading transition.
Drawn from Leader to Leader, the award-winning journal, On LeadingChange brings together Peter F. Drucker, Peter M. Senge, RosabethMoss Kanter, Frances Hesselbein, William Bridges, and other thoughtleaders to offer practical guidance for those who seek to leadtheir organizations through the challenges of transformation.Readers will learn from successful leaders how to encourage theirorganizations to question, innovate, experiment, and learn fromtheir mistakes. Throughout the book expert contributors show how toprepare for change, seek new perspectives, and broadenparticipation throughout an organization.
Each of the four volumes in the Leader to Leader Guides-On Missionand Leadership, On Leading Change, On High-PerformanceOrganizations, and On Creativity, Innovation, and Renewal— isorganized around an essential topic with a diversity of viewspresented in clear, short chapters. These essential collectionsprovide leaders with insight and inspiration to take theirorganizations 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 thePeter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management andeditor-in-chief of its journal Leader to Leader. She is also thelead editor for the best-selling Drucker Foundation Future Series.Hesselbein served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. from 1976to 1990 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, theUnited States' highest civilian honor, in 1998.

Rob Johnston is president and CEO of the Peter F. DruckerFoundation for Nonprofit Management. He was executive producer forLeading in a Time of Change, a 2001 video featuring Peter F.Drucker and Peter M. Senge and for the Nonprofit Leader of theFuture video teleconference. He is a senior editor for the Leaderto Leader journal, and has contributed a chapter to EnterprisingNonprofits (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 andSusan Mitchell).

5. The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders (Rosabeth MossKanter).

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 withWilliam 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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