Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations

Pamela Meyer (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$32.95  $30.31
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
240
Dimensions
6.2 X 0.9 X 9.1 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781629560700
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About the Author

Pamela Meyer, Ph.D. is the President of Meyer Creativity Associates where she works with organizations internationally who want to be more innovative and agile. Meyer is the author of three books on innovation, learning and change, including "From Workspace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement" (Jossey-Bass, 2010). In addition to her speaking and consulting practice, Pamela teaches courses in business creativity, organizational change, and adult learning at DePaul University, School for New Learning in Chicago, where she is also the Director of the Center to Advance Education for Adults.

Reviews


This book is a tour de force for leaders at every level who must develop a capacity to experiment, adapt, and learn amidst a turbulent VUCA environment. Meyer offers insight that ranges from neurobiology to relational webs; stories that range from leaders of major corporations to UPS managers; the challenges that range from recruiting agile leaders to creating cultures that nurture them. Covering a wide terrain at such a deep level, this is an important book that deserves a wide readership. Frank J. Barrett, author of "Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons"
Meyer provides a powerful framework and accompanying suggestions to help you immediately start creating an effective culture of agile leaders and teams.
DeBorah Lenchard, Director of Education & Talent Development, Spot Trading LLC
Brilliant yet simple, "The Agility Shift" is a must-read for all professionals and will serve as a useful practical guide in today s constantly changing business environment. Rohit Manchanda, Trade & Investment Commissioner, India, New South Wales Government, Mumbai
Detailed and highly entertaining Brimming with compelling examples of agility in action, this is an essential guide to a new and more effective organizational approach. Tom Barr, Ph.D., Knowledge Manager, Enablon North America Corp
Clear and insightful "The Agility Shift" is packed with relevant and diverse examples that drive significant points about intentionally transforming organizational life. Lisa Gundry, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Center for Creativity and Innovation, DePaul University
A must-read Meyer brings a unique combination of personal and professional experience and her practical approach and tools can help leaders, individuals, teams, and organizations make the shift to being more responsive, innovative and agile. I highly recommend this book! Ann Manikas, VP of Human Resources and Inclusion, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
"The Agility Shift" makes clear that if we want to survive and thrive (in good times and in crisis), all individuals, teams, and organizations must make a strategic priority of becoming more agile. Just as importantly, she lays out recommendations for how to do it. Greg Owen-Boger, co-author, "The Orderly Conversation: Business Presentations Redefined""

This book is a tour de force for leaders at every level who must develop a capacity to experiment, adapt, and learn amidst a turbulent VUCA environment. Meyer offers insight that ranges from neurobiology to relational webs; stories that range from leaders of major corporations to UPS managers; the challenges that range from recruiting agile leaders to creating cultures that nurture them. Covering a wide terrain at such a deep level, this is an important book that deserves a wide readership. Frank J. Barrett, author of Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons
Meyer provides a powerful framework and accompanying suggestions to help you immediately start creating an effective culture of agile leaders and teams.
DeBorah Lenchard, Director of Education & Talent Development, Spot Trading LLC
Brilliant yet simple, The Agility Shift is a must-read for all professionals and will serve as a useful practical guide in today s constantly changing business environment. Rohit Manchanda, Trade & Investment Commissioner, India, New South Wales Government, Mumbai
Detailed and highly entertaining Brimming with compelling examples of agility in action, this is an essential guide to a new and more effective organizational approach. Tom Barr, Ph.D., Knowledge Manager, Enablon North America Corp
Clear and insightful The Agility Shift is packed with relevant and diverse examples that drive significant points about intentionally transforming organizational life. Lisa Gundry, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Center for Creativity and Innovation, DePaul University
A must-read Meyer brings a unique combination of personal and professional experience and her practical approach and tools can help leaders, individuals, teams, and organizations make the shift to being more responsive, innovative and agile. I highly recommend this book! Ann Manikas, VP of Human Resources and Inclusion, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
The Agility Shift makes clear that if we want to survive and thrive (in good times and in crisis), all individuals, teams, and organizations must make a strategic priority of becoming more agile. Just as importantly, she lays out recommendations for how to do it. Greg Owen-Boger, co-author, The Orderly Conversation: Business Presentations Redefined"