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

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    • Category : STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    • ISBN Code: 9781629560700
    • Format : Hardcover
    • By (Author): Meyer, Pamela
    • Publisher: Bibliomotion
    • Published Date: 29 Sep 2015

     

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As contrary as it sounds, “planning” — as we traditionally understand the term—can be the worst thing a company can do. Consider that volatile weather events disrupt trusted supply chains, markets, and promised delivery schedules. Ever-shifting geo-political tensions, as well as internal political upheaval within U.S. and global governments, derail long-planned new ventures. Technology failures block opportunities. Competitors suddenly change their product or release date; your team cannot meet the pace of innovations in your market niche, leaving you sidelined. There are myriad ways in the current business environment for a company's well-considered business plans to go awry.

Most business schools continue to prepare managers to be effective in stable and predictable environments, conditions that, if they ever existed at all, are long gone. The Agility Shift shows business leaders exactly how to make the radical mindset and strategy shift necessary to create an agile, entrepreneurial organization that can innovate and thrive in complex, ever-changing contexts. As author Pamela Meyer explains, there is much more involved than a reconfiguration of the org chart and job descriptions. It requires relinquishing the illusion of control at the very foundation of most management training and business practice. Despite most leader's approaches, “Agility is not simply accelerated planning.”

 



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