The New Disciplines of Agile Strategy and Collaborative Leadership

October 28, 2019

Complex challenges are all around us—they impact our companies, our communities, and our planet. This complexity and the emergence of networks is changing the practice of strategic management. Today’s leaders need to understand how to design and guide effective collaborations to accelerate innovation and change—collaborations that cross boundaries both inside and outside organizations.

Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership offers an important guide to navigating this new world. Designed to be practical, the book introduces 10 skills that anyone can learn. The skills have been successfully adopted by executives, managers, university administrators, government officials, students, community leaders, and others from a variety of disciplines.

Solidly based in research, Strategic Doing explains each of the skills in detail and clearly illustrates how individual skills are used as part of an effective collaboration. The authors outline a new discipline of leadership strategy specifically designed for open, loosely connected networks.

In Strategic Doing, the authors will teach you:

  • How the 10 skills address the prevalence of networks in the world today.
  • To identify, link, and leverage your group’s assets.
  • Why you need to start slow to go fast.
  • How to make the 10 skills into habits that lead to real change.
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