Quick and Nimble

Adam Bryant (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Griffin
Publish Date
December 30, 2014
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250060846
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About the Author

Adam Bryant is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed. He writes the popular "Corner Office" feature in The New York Times's business section and has served as the newspaper's senior editor for features, deputy national editor, and deputy business editor. He was previously a senior writer and business editor at Newsweek. He and his family live in New York City.

Reviews

"Adam Bryant gives us yet another welcome opportunity to listen in on his living laboratory of leadership conversations. In "Quick and Nimble," he orchestrates discussion on the idea--and its practical application--that culture is not in 'support' of strategy; it "is" strategy. Bryant's gift for asking incisive questions of remarkable people, and translating their insights into crisp and lucid prose, makes for joyful reading indeed--smart, provocative, and immensely useful!"--Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great" and coauthor of "Great by Choice
"""Quick and Nimble "is the definitive book on organizational culture. Adam Bryant offers an expert guided tour through the minds of the world's most innovative CEOs, sharing insights that are both enlightening and immensely practical. This is a book that every leader needs to read--and reread."--Adam Grant, professor of management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and bestselling author of "Give and Take
""Adam Bryant identifies the most important challenge facing business leaders today: how to achieve innovation at scale by building a culture that will marry the energy of a startup with the discipline of a veteran organization. In "Quick and Nimble," he has assembled an all-star team of CEOs to share--in their own words--how they have taken their companies to the next level."--Eric Ries, bestselling author of "The Lean Startup
""In today's nonstop turbulence, innovation is critical to success. In "Quick and Nimble," Adam Bryant distills important lessons from a range of leading CEOs about how to create and sustain a productive culture that nurtures not only innovation but also respect, engagement, and teamwork for everyone involved. And he does so in a lively, grounded voice that resonates with experience and perspective. A 'must read' for any leader serious about the company he or she is building and the difference it makes in the world."--Nancy F. Koehn, James Robison Professor of Busi

"In an increasingly competitive and dynamic economy, every organization is charged with building a culture that supports innovation...Bryant offers an expert guided tour through the minds of the world's most innovative CEOs, sharing insights that are both enlightening and immensely practical."--Adam Grant, The Huffington Post

"Reams of practical advice for and from business leaders most--thankfully--with a human, caring touch."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"Leaders such as the editor-in-chief of "Teen Vogue," the CEO of JetBlue, chef Mario Batali ... provide thoughts on leadership, management, and innovation...The big names lend the book a certain flair...[Bryant] breaks down the important elements of a successful corporate culture, and then describes the leadership strategies to build on it."--"Publishers Weekly"

"Adam Bryant gives us yet another welcome opportunity to listen in on his living laboratory of leadership conversations. In "Quick and Nimble," he orchestrates discussion on the idea--and its practical application--that culture is not in 'support' of strategy; it "is" strategy. Bryant's gift for asking incisive questions of remarkable people, and translating their insights into crisp and lucid prose, makes for joyful reading indeed--smart, provocative, and immensely useful!"--Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great" and coauthor of "Great by Choice
"""Quick and Nimble "is the definitive book on organizational culture. Adam Bryant offers an expert guided tour through the minds of the world's most innovative CEOs, sharing insights that are both enlightening and immensely practical. This is a book that every leader needs to read--and reread."--Adam Grant, professor of management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and bestselling author of "Give and Take
""Adam Bryant identifies the most important challenge facing business leaders today: how to achieve innovation at scale by building a culture that will marry the energy of a startup with th

"Bryant writes the "Corner Office" column for the "New York Times," where he interviews CEOs every week for their insights about managing people and leading companies. Their wisdom on building innovative cultures is collected here. Far too many leadership books rely on the knowledge of consultants or on years-old stories to build their case; this book gets its ideas from the people actually running companies today."--"Washington Post"

"In an increasingly competitive and dynamic economy, every organization is charged with building a culture that supports innovation...Bryant offers an expert guided tour through the minds of the world's most innovative CEOs, sharing insights that are both enlightening and immensely practical."--Adam Grant, The Huffington Post

""Quick and Nimble" offers idea after idea on how to create a culture of innovation. It is full of workable ways to nurture critical thinking and create the chaos needed for innovation to thrive. The author's dedicated research proves that leaders who intentionally make culture a key element of their strategy pave the way for organizational success."--"T+D Magazine"

"Reams of practical advice for and from business leaders most--thankfully--with a human, caring touch."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"Leaders such as the editor-in-chief of "Teen Vogue," the CEO of JetBlue, chef Mario Batali ... provide thoughts on leadership, management, and innovation...The big names lend the book a certain flair...[Bryant] breaks down the important elements of a successful corporate culture, and then describes the leadership strategies to build on it."--"Publishers Weekly"

"Adam Bryant gives us yet another welcome opportunity to listen in on his living laboratory of leadership conversations. In "Quick and Nimble," he orchestrates discussion on the idea--and its practical application--that culture is not in 'support' of strategy; it "is" strategy. Bryant's gift for asking incisive questions of remarkable people, and translating the