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Leading beyond the walls
Hesselbein, Frances.
First edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [1999]

Physical Description:
xii, 297 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management"--P. [iv].

Includes index.
New strategies for a world without walls -- Transforming organizations for new realities -- The new requirements of leadership -- Leading the larger community.
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Leading Beyond the Walls brings together a "Who's Who" list of bestselling business writers, top consultants, and leading thinkers (such as Peter Drucker, James Collins, Noel Tichy, Stephen Covey, C.K. Prahalad, Sally Helgesen, Warren Bennis, and more). Each contributor provides a unique perspective on new leadership imperatives.Today's business leaders must stretch beyond traditional boundaries and enter into new partnerships, alliances, and networks. New approaches to management, strategy, marketing, and labour relations are forming each day, and this unique volume offers readers a chance to both catch up and keep up.

Author Notes

Frances Hesselbein is chairperson of the board of governors of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and is editor-in-chief of Leader to Leader. Marshall Goldsmith is the founding partner of Kielty-Goldsmith. Iain Somerville is the founding partner of Andersen Consulting's Center for Thought Leadership.

Table of Contents

Frances HesselbeinPeter F. DruckerJim CollinsC. K. PrahaladWilliam BridgesSally HelgesenCharles RousselPeter M. SengeDave UlrichRegina E. HerzlingerStratford ShermanEli Cohen and Noel TichyStephen R. CoveyMarshall Goldsmith and Cathy WaltRobert Porter LynchJim BelascoChristopher Cappy and Robert AnthonyArun GandhiIain Somerville and D. Quinn MillsPatrick J. Waide Jr.Rita Harmon and Mel ToomeyRoxanne SpillettRichard E. CavanaghJoseph S. Nye Jr.
Prefacep. xi
Introduction: The Community Beyond the Wallsp. 1
Part I New Strategies for a World Without Walls
1 The New Pluralismp. 9
2 And the Walls Came Tumbling Downp. 19
3 Preparing for Leadershipp. 29
4 Leading the Distributed Organizationp. 37
5 Dissolving Boundaries in the Era of Knowledge and Custom Workp. 49
6 Decision Making Beyond the Boundariesp. 57
Part II Transforming Organizations for New Realities
7 Leadership in Living Organizationsp. 73
8 Maximizing Creative Collaborationp. 91
9 Culture Is the Keyp. 105
10 The Power of Choicep. 123
11 Leadership Beyond the Walls Begins with Leadership Withinp. 133
Part III The New Requirements of Leadership
12 The Mind-Set and Skill-Set of a Leaderp. 149
13 New Competencies for Tomorrow's Global Leaderp. 159
14 How to Foster Championsp. 167
15 Creating Success for Othersp. 189
16 Leading Successful Change Initiativesp. 199
17 The Four Cardinal Principles of Leadershipp. 217
Part IV Leading the Larger Community
18 Leading in a Leaderless Worldp. 227
19 Principles of Effective Collaborationp. 243
20 Creating a Future We Wish to Inhabitp. 251
21 Strategies for Win-Win Alliancesp. 261
22 Building Civic Coalitionsp. 271
23 New Models of Public Leadershipp. 279
Indexp. 289