XLR8 : building strategic agility for a faster-moving world / by John P. Kotter
By: Kotter, John P.Publisher: Boston, M.A. : Harvard Business Review Press, 2014Description: x, 206 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781625271747 .Other title: Accelerate.Subject(s): Organisational effectiveness | Change management | Leadership | Strategy
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||202.6 KOT 2014 (Browse shelf)||Available|
|Book||New Zealand||202.6 XLR (Browse shelf)||Available|
Limits of hierarchy in a faster-moving world -- Seizing opportunities with a dual operating system -- The stakes: a cautionary tale -- Leadership and evolution -- The five principles and eight accelerators in action -- Relentlessly developing and role modelling urgency -- The big opportunity -- Getting started: Q&A -- The (inevitable) future of strategy. APPENDICES: Can your "best practices" save you? An assessment -- Do you need to take action now? An assessment.
Presents a new framework with which to structure an organisation - a dual operating system that combines the corporate hierarchy with a second more agile, network-like structure. Argues that this network is dynamic and free of bureaucratic layers.