Becoming a Strategic Leader: Your Role in Your Organization’s Enduring Success

Jossey-Bass - Dinwoodie draw from the center for creative Leadership's CCL acclaimed Leading Strategically program to offer executives and managers a comprehensive approach to strategic leadership that reaches leaders at all levels of organizations. The authors place special emphasis on three essential strategic components: discovering and prioritizing strategic drivers, which determine sustainability and competitiveness; leadership strategy, which ignites the connections between people critical to enacting the business strategy; and how to foster the individual and organizational learning that is foundational to sustained performance.

This thoroughly revised edition concentrates on practical tools for producing impact right away. The authors and other leadership development professionals have used the distinctive and systematic approach described in this book with great success in CCL's Leading Strategically program. The second edition also contains improved self-assessments that help to align the book's lessons learned with the program's current practices.

Becoming a Strategic Leader: Your Role in Your Organization's Enduring Success - Readers will find fresh suggestions about developing the individual, team, flexible, and organizational skills needed for institutions to become more adaptable, and resilient. In the second edition of the best-selling Becoming a Strategic Leader, Richard L. These are critical strategic attributes in a time of ever more rapid change, greater uncertainty, and globalization.

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Strategic Leadership: How to Think and Plan Strategically and Provide Direction The John Adair Leadership Library

Kogan Page - Used book in Good Condition. Every organization needs a strategic leader. This is the leader who steers the organization in times of change while motivating and inspiring their team. Strategic leadership encourages leaders to focus on tomorrow rather than yesterday. It explores the nature and origin of strategic leadership, transferable skills, and the art of inspiring others.

It then describes the role of a strategic leader and broad functions of that role such as building and maintaining a team, achieving a common task, and motivating and developing the individual. It assesses skills needed to be effective, and the seven functions that make up the role of strategic leader.

The Art of Strategic Leadership: How Leaders at All Levels Prepare Themselves, Their Teams, and Organizations for the Future

Wiley - The art of strategic leadership uses a unique approach to examine what it means to be a strategic leader. This book will help you in the following ways: develop a more proactive, forward-thinking approach to leadership Approach strategy from both short- and long-term perspectives Adopt the core values and principles of a strategic leader Model the qualities exhibited by powerful leaders Strategic leaders serve as powerful examples to others in the organization.

Instead of focusing on the skills, behaviors, and tools found in typical books on strategic leadership, the authors shed light on the attributes and qualities necessary to lead strategic change and help transform a business. You will experience first-hand how these values and attributes manifest in the lives of realistic leaders; how they orchestrate long-term strategic change needed for the organization to compete and survive and actively shape the future while delivering short-term results.

The Art of Strategic Leadership: How Leaders at All Levels Prepare Themselves, Their Teams, and Organizations for the Future - Wiley. Strategic leadership is what modern leadership is all about. Used book in Good Condition. The art of strategic leadership will help you deepen and broaden your understanding of the core qualities of strategic leadership, owners, leaving you better equipped to lead yourself and your team to a better place and create greater value for customers, and employees.

The narrative follows the journey of how one manager discovered these critically important qualities. Their qualities and traits spread rapidly to those around them, empowering people at every level to take a more active role in meeting the demands of the future. How to engage leaders at every level of the organization so that they are more proactive and forward-looking in their area of responsibility.

Organizational Design

Cambridge University Press - Written specifically for executives and MBA students, the third edition of this successful textbook provides a step-by-step guide to designing an organization, from diagnosis, to design and implementation. Cambridge University Press. Visit www. Cambridge. Org/burton3 for free access to a selection of organizational diagnosis, design and implementation models in Excel, as well as additional case studies, figures and tables from the book.

It includes a new chapter on project managing organizational change on a practical level, extended discussions of new organizational forms, new case studies, architecture design and knowledge systems, and new practical steps for implementation and change. It provides comprehensive coverage of the key aspects of organizational design, process, including goals, people, strategy, coordination, control, and incentives.

Organizational Design - Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. Following a new diamond model, fully tested in practice, the book guides readers through an integrated methodology for organizational assessment and planning.

Making Strategy: Mapping Out Strategic Success

SAGE Publications Ltd - The second edition includes more real-life example, added resource appendices, and deeper guidance in identifying and developing the distinctive competencies unique to individual organizations. These techniques can be used to develop a business model and manage key strategic issues for teams, units and departments, as well as for a complete organization.

This book takes students and practitioners through the process of making strategy in easy-to-follow steps, showing the reader how to identify the true goals of the organization and develop a clear action plan for achieving them. Cambridge University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Sage Publications Ltd.

Creating Your Strategic Plan: A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Jossey-Bass - Wiley. Used book in Good Condition. Using revised, easy-to-understand worksheets, the authors provide clear instructions for creating a strategic plan tailored to the needs of the individual organization. Creating and implementing your strategic plan is the companion workbook to Bryson's landmark book, Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, a step-by-step guide to putting strategic planning into effect.

Sage Publications Ltd. Jossey-Bass. With more material on stakeholder analysis, visioning, managers, strategic issue identification, and implementation, this new edition is the best resource for taking leaders, and students through every step of the strategic planning process. Cambridge University Press.

Intelligent Disobedience

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Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong

Berrett-Koehler Publishers - When it’s smart to say no nearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. Wiley. Jossey-Bass. Guide dogs must recognize and resist a command that would put their human and themselves at risk and identify safer options for achieving the goal.

In this timely book, ira chaleff explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk, and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals. Sage Publications Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. This is precisely what Chaleff helps humans do. Cambridge University Press. The inspiration for the book, and its title, comes from the concept of intelligent disobedience used in guide dog training.

Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong - Using both deeply disturbing and uplifting examples, as well as critical but largely forgotten research, ” people hold themselves accountable to do the right thing, rather than “just following orders, he shows how to create a culture where, always.

Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader

Jossey-Bass - This volume immerses readers deeply in organization development's power and possibilities. Sage Publications Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. Experienced consultants and change agents will find chapters that capture best thinking on key topics--resources for fine-tuning skills, envisioning organization development's future, learning about intervention options, or reflecting on the larger issues in growth and change.

Leaders and managers will find the resources they need to understand the route to organizational health and effectiveness, and to develop, launch, and nourish successful change efforts. This is the third book in the Jossey-Bass Reader series. Jossey-Bass. Organization development is a one-stop guide to the world of planned change.

Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader - The collection of chapters will introduce you to the key thinkers and contributors in organization development including Ed Lawler, Jay Galbraith, Richard Hackman, Peter Senge, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Bolman & Deal, Chris Argyris, Kouzes & Posner, and Ed Schein, Cooperrider, among others. The editor's interludes and organization of the book will help you appreciate the foundations and the growth of OD as a field and as a method of planned change.

Cambridge University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Organization development has a powerful and influential heritage, solid core, and a vital role to play in today's global, evolving applications and approaches, fast-paced world of constant change.

Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving: A Handbook & A Call to Action

AC4D - You’ll learn an argument for why design is a powerful agent of change, and you’ll read practical methods for engaging with large-scale social problems. Sage Publications Ltd. Cambridge University Press. In it, you’ll learn how to apply the process of design to large, wicked problems, and how to gain control over complexity by acting as a social entrepreneur.

You can read this entire book online for free at http://www. Wickedproblems. Com/ used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. New, creative innovations are needed, and these new approaches demand different methods and different theories. Wiley. Jossey-Bass. This book is presented as a handbook for teaching and learning how to design for impact.

Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving: A Handbook & A Call to Action - It feels like our world is spinning out of control. We see poverty, disease, and destruction all around us, and as we search for ways to make sense of the chaos, we’re turning to new disciplines for answers and solutions.

Learning Change: Congregational Transformation Fueled by Personal Renewal

Kregel Ministry - Cambridge University Press. Each chapter provides training and information, an aspect of the learning change model, stories of real-life experiences in churches, and questions and suggestions for taking this information into a congregational context. Wiley. Jossey-Bass. Built on a sound understanding of learning organization theory, and recent discoveries in the neurosciences, family systems theory, adaptive leadership, Herrington and Taylor developed and refined a highly fruitful model of church renewal.

Sage Publications Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. How congregations can change into missional, fruitful learning communities"Jim and Trisha understand that profound change roots in individuals before it transfuses systems. Tumblin, professor of leadership, asbury theological SeminaryIn a groundbreaking seven-year experience, Jim Herrington and Trisha Taylor led a cluster of churches in a process of personal and congregational transformation that is producing hope and health.

Learning Change: Congregational Transformation Fueled by Personal Renewal - This model begins with personal renewal in which congregations learn how to become learning communities and ends with church-wide transformation. Learning change is the pastor and congregational leaders' field guide to leading change. Having observed the cycle in themselves as well as in others, they shepherd us into the remissioning work of the Holy Spirit.