The Slow Lane: Why Quick Fixes Fail and How to Achieve Real Change

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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6.14 X 9.03 X 0.56 inches | 0.73 pounds

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About the Author
Sascha Haselmayer is a globally acclaimed social entrepreneur who has led urban innovation, economic development, and government innovation projects in over fifty countries. He is a senior leader at Ashoka, one of the world's leading nongovernmental organizations, promoting social innovation in more than seventy countries. Haselmayer's work has been covered by the New York Times, Robin Chase's Peers Inc., Henry de Sio's Changemaker Playbook, and Anthony Townsend's Smart Cities, and he has been cited as an expert on city and government innovation by Time magazine and the Economist. Governments and think tanks commission Haselmayer to author reports on public policy, government innovation, cities, social entrepreneurship, and creative public procurement.
"A beautiful journey in the slow lane, an alternative to the autocratic and divisive forms of leadership that respond to complex challenges by opting for the kind of quick fixes that are doomed to fail."
--Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of The Lucifer Effect and coauthor of The Time Paradox and The Time Cure

"A must-read for anyone dedicated to sustaining real, positive change on every level."
--Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation

"Sascha Haselmayer's book captures our emergent epoch. But instead of seeing catastrophe, he opens up a world of possibilities, a world of forgotten options."
--Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University