The Organization of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Insights on Managing in a New Era [NOOK Book]

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"The Organization of the Future is required reading. If you don't use this book to help guide your organization through the changes, you may well be left behind." —Nonprofit World

"A book to visit occasionally for something new to stretch our understanding, to think about, and to integrate into our work. This is a treasure trove of some of the best thinking today on leadership, management, and strategy. If we use it as a self-paced seminar on how to advise, create, and lead the ...

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The Organization of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Insights on Managing in a New Era

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Overview

Praise for the Previous Edition

"The Organization of the Future is required reading. If you don't use this book to help guide your organization through the changes, you may well be left behind." —Nonprofit World

"A book to visit occasionally for something new to stretch our understanding, to think about, and to integrate into our work. This is a treasure trove of some of the best thinking today on leadership, management, and strategy. If we use it as a self-paced seminar on how to advise, create, and lead the organizations of our future, we will be better equipped by far than most of our competitors." —Journal of Management Consulting

"Editors Hesselbein, Goldsmith, and Beckhard have brought together the latest views of noted experts about the future of human enterprise in the Peter Drucker context of government, business, and community. This volume is highly recommended for organizational executives, academics, and advanced students of management." —Choice

"If you're interested in what tomorrow's organizations will look like and what challenges our business leaders will face, this book is a must-read. Anyone seeking a glimpse of the future will find this collection informative and thought-provoking." —Personnel Psychology

"Avoiding platitudes, these wide-ranging essays provide a wealth of innovative thinking on leadership and management strategy." —Publishers Weekly

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Meet the Author

Frances Hesselbein is the founding president and current chairman of the Board of Governors of the Leader to Leader Institute and editor in chief of its journal Leader to Leader. She served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. In addition, she has been awarded honorary doctoral degrees from 20 colleges and universities

Marshall Goldsmith?has been recognized by the American Management Association as one of 50 great thinkers who have influenced the field of management and by BusinessWeek as one of the most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development. In addition to The Leader of the Future 2, Dr. Goldsmith is the author or coeditor of 22 books including the best-seller, What Got You Here Won't Get You There.

Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Leader to Leader Institute furthers its mission—to strengthen the leadership of the social sector—by providing social sector leaders with essential leadership wisdom, inspiration, and resources to lead for innovation and to build vibrant social sector organizations.

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Table of Contents

Preface (Frances Hesselbein).

Introduction (Marshall Goldsmith).

PART ONE: STRATEGY AND VISION: SETTING THE DIRECTION OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FUTURE.

1. Outsmart Your Rivals by Seeing What Others Don’t (Jim Champy).

2. Organization Is Not Structure but Capability (Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood).

3. The Leader’s Mandate: Create a Shared Sense of Destiny (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).

4. A Different Kind of Company (Srikumar S. Rao).

5. Free to Choose: How American Managers Can Create Globally Competitive Workplaces (James O’Toole).

6. Managing the Whole Mandate for the Twenty-First Century: Ditching the Quick-Fix Approach to Management (Paul Borawski and Maryann Brennan).

PART TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: VALUES, EMOTIONS, HOPE, ETHICS, SPIRIT, AND BEHAVIOR.

7. The Values That Build a Strong Organization (Thomas J. Moran).

8. Revisiting the Concept of the Corporation (Charles Handy).

9. Mobilizing Emotions for Performance: Making the Most of the Informal Organization (Jon R. Katzenbach and Zia Khan).

10. Beyond Retirement: Mature Workers Are Essential Talent for Organizations of the Future (Richard J. Leider).

11. The Best Hope for Organizations of the Future: A Functioning Society (Ira A. Jackson).

12. Reframing Ethics, Spirit, and Soul (Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal).

13. Environment Drives Behavior and Expectations (Bill Strickland with Regina Cronin).

PART THREE: DESIGNING THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FUTURE.

14. Dynamic Organizations for an Entrepreneurial Age (Christopher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek).

15. Multidimensional, Multinational Organizations of the Future (Jay R. Galbraith).

16. Designing Organizations That Are Built to Change (Edward E. Lawler III and Christopher G. Worley).

17. Refounding a Movement: Preparing a One-Hundred-Year-Old Organization for the Future (Kathy Cloninger).

18. Three Challenges Facing Nonprofits of the Future: People, Funding, and Strategy (Roxanne Spillett).

19. Pioneering the College of the Future: Building as We Walk (Darlyne Bailey).

PART FOUR: WORKING TOGETHER.

20. The Organization of the Future Will Foster an Inclusive Environment (Lee Cockerell).

21. The Leader as Subculture Manager (Edgar H. Schein).

22. The New High-Performance, Horizontal Organization (Howard M. Guttman).

PART V: LEADERSHIP.

23. The Leadership Blueprint to Achieve Exponential Growth (David G. Thomson).

24. Leadership Judgment: The Essence of a Good Leader (Noel M. Tichy and Christopher DeRose).

25. The Leader of the Future (William A. Cohen).

26. Leadership by Perpetual Practice (Debbe Kennedy).

Index.

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