Leading in Times of Crisis: Navigating Through Complexity, Diversity and Uncertainty to Save Your Business

Leading in Times of Crisis: Navigating Through Complexity, Diversity and Uncertainty to Save Your Business


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ISBN-13: 9780470402306
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/27/2009
Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series , #281
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David L. Dotlich is an adviser, author, researcher, teacher,and speaker on leadership, business strategy, developing highpotential, and succession. He was formerly executive vice presidentof Honeywell International and is the founder and former presidentof the Oliver Wyman Executive Learning Center.

Peter C. Cairo is a senior partner of the Oliver WymanExecutive Learning Center and is former chairman of the Departmentof Counseling and Organizational Psychology at ColumbiaUniversity.

Stephen H. Rhinesmith is a senior partner of the OliverWyman Executive Learning Center. He is former special ambassador tothe Soviet Union and was president of Holland America Line.
Dotlich, Cairo, and Rhinesmith are the authors of Head, Heart,and Guts. Dotlich and Cairo are the authors of Why CEOsFail, Unnatural Leadership, and Action Coaching,all from Jossey-Bass.
Delta Organization & Leadership LLC, a unit of OliverWyman, provides a unique combination of consulting services andcustomized programs to help CEOs and other senior leaders transformindividual and organizational capabilities in ways that will enablethem to compete, to succeed, and to grow.

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Table of Contents


PART ONE: The Challenge.

1 Navigating the Perfect Storm: Complexity, Diversity, andUncertainty.

2 What You’re Up Against as a Leader Today.

PART TWO: Nine Ways to Navigate the Perfect Storm ThroughWhole Leadership.

Sect ion One: Navigating the Wave of Complexity.

3 Destroy and Rebuild Your Business Model.

4 Focus, Simplify, and Network Your Organization.

5 Build a Climate for Innovation.

Section Two: Navigating the Wave of Diversity.

6 Differentiate and Integrate Your Markets.

7 Learn to Lead Everyone.

8 Become Stakeholder Savvy.

Section Three: Navigating the Wave of Uncertainty.

9 Redefine Risk and Uncertainty.

10 Balance Conflicting Priorities.

11 Be Clear What You Have the Courage to Stand For.

PART THREE: Developing Whole Leaders and Teams.

12 Aligning Your Company’s Talent to Navigate theStorm.

13 Aligning Your Team Around Whole Leadership.

14 Developing Yourself as a Whole Leader.

15 Navigating the Perfect Storm: A Final Thought: Why WholeLeaders Will Succeed.



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