[Re]Create the Organization You Really Want!: Leadership and Organization Design for Sustainable Excellence.

[Re]Create the Organization You Really Want!: Leadership and Organization Design for Sustainable Excellence.

by John R. Latham

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Overview

Are you spending your most of your time putting out "fires" and treating symptoms that reignite again and again? Are you frustrated trying to meet the demands of multiple stakeholders - customers, employees, investors, etc.?

What if you could develop your own custom leadership system and collaborative leadership style to leverage the forces of change to transform your organization's systems and culture? What if you could increase the odds of successful strategy deployment by using a flexible design framework to [re]design your organization systems and processes? What if you could create ever-improving value for multiple stakeholders including customers, workforce, investors, suppliers and partners, society, and the natural environment?

Here is The Blueprint! This book combines over 25 years of experience with research that resulted in two award-winning, peer-reviewed frameworks. The Leadership and Design Frameworks are integrated into a 14-step Blueprint for leading the journey to sustainable excellence. These steps are covered in the 14 chapters from leveraging the forces for change to the nine components of the leadership system to a collaborative leadership style and culture of service.

Learn how to:

1. Identify and leverage the Forces for Change
2. Apply the nine key components of an effective Leadership System
3. Develop your own Collaborative Leadership Style
4. Develop a Culture of Service
5. Identify your own Individual Characteristics that support your leadership approach
6. Leverage the Facilitators of Change to lead a successful [re]design and transformation and... Create Sustainable Value for Multiple Stakeholders!

Whether you are transforming an enterprise organization or just redesigning and rebuilding a part of the organization this book will help you get started on a solid foundation!

Advance Praise for the Book

"(Re)Create is a masterful, comprehensive, and systematic resource for how to craft a relevant, prosperous, dynamic, and sustainable business! John Latham's breadth of academic and practical leadership experiences shine through in an engaging, thoughtful, and approachable set of ideas, tools, and principles for achieving both business success and leadership significance! If you have time to read only one business book this year - make it (Re)Create! Better yet buy a copy for your entire team and together (re)create the optimal culture, execute operational excellence, and craft engaging experiences that drive loyalty and advocacy of your people and your customers." –Joseph Michelli, Ph.D. CCXP, New York Times #1 bestselling author of books like The Starbucks Experience , Driven to Delight , The Zappos Experience and The New Gold Standard.

"This book provides corporate leaders and entrepreneurs with a holistic road-map for organizational transformation, by perfectly balancing the softer and harder aspects of change management. It is highly recommended for leaders and companies on the Baldrige journey." –Sunil Sinha, Member - Malcolm Baldrige Foundation Board and, Resident Director - Tata Sons Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

"I greatly enjoyed this book. It adds immensely to the body of Leadership knowledge from John's experience and extensive research. I can verify the quality of the information provided through my learnings and observations over the years. It should be required reading for all leaders!"– E. David Spong, President of Aerospace Support for Boeing Integrated Defence Systems (Retired) the 2003 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Service and as Vice President and General Manager of the Airlift and Tanker Programs for the Boeing Military Aircraft and Missile Systems the 1998 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Manufacturing

"Dr. John Latham's latest book '[Re] Create The Organization You Really Want!' is complete ready reckoner, backed by exhaustive research findings in all aspects of Organizational Transformation for sustaining excellence. This is a one-stop shop for all that a leader has to know and do towards rebuilding the organization that would help him/her to achieve extraordinary performance. The book takes the reader in a systematic manner through all the steps of Redesign and emphasis rightly on the Systems Framework for improving the overall effectiveness. What I liked about this book is that it makes the readers think through their own organizational problems through well crafted 'Reflection Questions' at the end of each chapter. I wholeheartedly endorse this book to every leader and all those who are interested in improving performance excellence of their organization in the most effective manner." –G. Jagannathan, CEO, Transconn International, LLC, Fremont, CA, USA (Executive Vice President & Global Head of Business Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services, Retired)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156787265
Publisher: Organization Design Studio Ltd
Publication date: 10/17/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Dr. John Latham is an organization architect with over 35 years of experience working in and with commercial, non-profit, and government organizations around the world. He has enjoyed a diverse professional life from his first adult job with the U.S. Air Force to Vice President of Corporate Quality and Business Excellence for a $1.3 billion in vitro diagnostics manufacturer with operations in 40 countries to an international consultant on leadership and design for sustainable excellence.
John is the founder of the Organization Design Studio™ a digital media, education, and design firm focused on helping leaders, entrepreneurs, and the consultants who help them, create the organizations they really want. His firm focuses on innovative ways to design organizations and systems that create value for multiple stakeholders including investors, customers, employees, suppliers and partners, society, and the natural environment.
John has designed a wide variety of organization systems and processes from leadership and strategic management systems to production systems to measurement and analysis systems. He has worked with a variety of organizations including several Baldrige Award recipients across several industries: commercial, non-profit, healthcare, education, and start-ups. Some of his clients have included Boeing, Kawasaki, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), The Ritz-Carlton, British Airways, Motorola, U. S. Department of Energy, Lockheed Martin, U. S. Defense Depot San Joaquin, U.S. Technology Resources, Poudre Valley Health System, Long Beach Unified School District, VA Cooperative Studies, Pro-Tec Coating Company, Monfort College of Business, and Virtjoule, Inc.
He has published scientific and technical papers on leading transformation and the design of organizations and systems in several journals including INNOVATION and Quality Management Journal. He is a two-time recipient of the Gryna Award from the American Society for Quality for publishing the paper that made the largest contribution to the extension of understanding and knowledge of philosophy, principles, or methods of quality management during the previous year (2013 and 2014).
John served as a judge/examiner for several, organization excellence award programs. He served as a judge for the Colorado Performance Excellence Award, the Robert W. Carey VA Healthcare Award, and the Army Communities of Excellence Award.

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