Managing at the Leading Edge

Navigating and Piloting Business Strategy at Critical Moments
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: BN12512
Released: Oct 24, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781543663730
Narrator/s: Michael Sears
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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"We live in an exciting time. Technology, globalization, and demographic shifts provide new potential for personal and business success. Yet, research reveals that only 30 percent of our attempts to implement change succeed amid the turbulence we encounter both within and outside today's organizations. We need new ways of thinking and doing if we are to turn potential into performance. Managing at the Leading Edge provides a new evidence-based road map for leadership success in a dynamic context. Managing at the Leading Edge highlights lessons from the navigation and piloting practices used in high performing sailing. In the contemporary "white water" business environment, as at sea, achieving goals requires choosing a destination amidst uncertainty, adjusting to continually shifting conditions, converting the push and pull of environmental forces into momentum, and using different skills at different times to negotiate hazards and achieve success. Through case studies, discussions of relevant research, and practical tools and templates, Managing at the Leading Edge will help you learn: - The critical tasks of navigating and piloting that lead to successful business change - Leadership skills through which the critical tasks of navigating and piloting are successfully executed including accountability, influence, problem solving, agility and engagement - Strategies and tactics for managing points along a strategic initiative's leading edge through which resistance to change is converted into momentum and progress - The critical hand-offs between the navigating and piloting functions and these functions drive change at the leading edge as synchronized system of high performance leadership - Leadership practices that create organizational high performance Armed with leadership capabilities of high performance navigating and piloting you will be able to recognize and act on opportunities for enhanced leadership impact and achieve results that matter to you, your peers and your organization."

Author(s): Tom Rose

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