The Agile Leader: Leveraging the Power of Influence (Paperback)Zuzana Sochova (author)
In this complex, fast-changing, and unpredictable world, radically agile organizations thrive when they combine strong local autonomy with deeply shared goals. Leadership is a key factor--individuals who welcome complexity and know how to leverage influence, culture, and organizational design to align widely distributed teams are integral to success.
Renowned agile coach Zuzana Sochova presents the skills and techniques you need to become that needed agile leader. Sochova provides inspirational examples drawing on her experience working with leaders in organizations of all sizes, in multiple industries, worldwide. Through practical exercises and assessments, you learn how to unleash your potential, become a better catalyst and community builder, sensibly apply transparency, improve functions from HR to finance, and guide entire organizations toward greater agility.
Build a powerful shared vision and change organizations and cultures to achieve itExplore types and models of agile leadership and choose styles that leverage your strengthsPractice the competencies and high-level cognitive "meta-skills" of agile leadershipUnderstand and promote agility at the executive and board levelsMaster practical techniques such as large group facilitation, system coaching, trust building, and team formationLead in a world of soaring volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity The Agile Leader is for managers, directors, executives, and entrepreneurs--anyone, regardless of position, who is ready to take ownership, challenge the status quo, and become a true agile leader.
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Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 20 mm
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