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Best Practices in Leadership Development and Organization Change: How the Best Companies Ensure Meaningful Change and Sustainable Leadership
|Published by Best Practice Publications and Wiley/Pfeiffer
In this important book, successful organizations—including well-known companies such as Agilent Technologies, Corning, GE Capital, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, MIT, Motorola, and Praxair—share their most effective approaches, tools, and specific methods for leadership development and organizational change. These exemplary organizations serve as models for leadership development and organizational change because they
Commit to organizational objectives and culture
Transform behaviors, cultures, and perceptions
Implement competency or organization effectiveness models
Exhibit strong top management leadership support and passion
"The editors did a great job finding, structuring, and presenting an excellent array of case studies. Their collection is guaranteed to teach those new to the field, as well as those ‘who’ve been around the block."
--Beverly Kaye, CEO and founder, Career Systems International, author, Up Is Not the Only Way, and coauthor, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em
"The definitive how-to manual for implementing organization change based on some of the best ideas out there in a variety of industries."
--Susan B. Frampton, president, Planetree
"I’ve been waiting for this book. It’s the single best guide to best practices of leadership development."
--Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Management, University of Southern California, and author, On Becoming a Leader and Geeks and Geezers
"Finally, the organization’s bottom line and the individual’s well being . . .now that’s new and important for the new economy. Open this Best Practices book to any page and you can start implementing the practical and caring approaches, getting results while staying balanced."
--Dan Bishop, executive director, HeartMuseum.org
"As a professional and graduate student (EMBA, 2004), I found the cases in the book to be very useful in relating theoretical concepts to the real world. Anyone interested in furthering a company’s success should read this book!"
--Kishen Kavikondala, Tower Automotive
"This book is a virtual encyclopedia of practical case studies, tools, and insights on how top companies achieve lasting results-driven leadership development and organizational change. It’s well organized for quick reference and also well researched for in-depth study."
--Donna B. McNamara, vice president, Global Education and Training, Colgate-Palmolive Company
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