What do employees expect from the organizations they support? How can organizations maintain stability in times of massive change? These are the questions modern organizations face as they struggle to grow and evolve. The Organization of the Future offers timeless responses from such leading authorities as Peter F. Drucker, C.K. Prahalad, Nathaniel Branden, Lewis E. Platt, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Jay R. Galbraith, and Deepak Sethi.
FRANCES HESSELBEIN is chairman of the board of governors of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and editor in chief of its journal, Leader to Leader. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States of America's highest civilian honor, in 1998. MARSHALL GOLDSMITH is a founding director of Keilty, Goldsmith and Company, one of America's key providers of customized leadership development. He is a cofounder of the Learning Network, an association of the world's top consultants. RICHARD BECKHARD is an organization development consultant, author of six books, and former professor at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
"The Organization of the Future is required reading.... If youdon't use this book to help guide your organization through thechanges, you may well be left behind." -Nonprofit World
"A book to visit occasionally for something new to stretch ourunderstanding, to think about, and to integrate into our work....This is a treasure-trove of some of the best thinking today onleadership, management, and strategy. If we use it as a self-pacedseminar on how to advise, create, and lead the organizations of ourfuture, we will be better equipped by far than most of ourcompetitors." -Journal of Management Consulting
"Editors Hesselbein, Goldsmith, and Beckhard have brought togetherthe latest views of noted experts about the future of humanenterprise in the Peter Drucker context of government, business,and community.... This volume is highly recommended fororganizational executives, academics, and advanced students ofmanagement." -Choice
"If you're interested in what tomorrow's organizations will looklike and what challenges our business leaders will face, this bookis a must read. Anyone seeking a glimpse of the future will findthis collection informative and thought-provoking." -PersonnelPsychology
"Avoiding platitudes, these wide-ranging essays provide a wealth ofinnovative thinking on leadership and management strategy."-Publisher's Weekly
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