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Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World by John P. Kotter

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LIMITS OF HIERARCHY IN A FASTER-MOVING WORLD

This is a book about pioneers, for pioneers.

The topics I address here are associated with a single game-changing observation: organizations everywhere are struggling to keep up with the accelerating pace of change—let alone get ahead of it.

Most people don’t feel the full rush going on around them, which is a part of the problem. But objectively, the data are convincing. On almost every important business index, the world is racing ahead. The stakes—the financial, social, environmental, and political consequences—are rising in a similar exponential way.

In this new world, the big question facing business leaders everywhere is how to stay competitive and grow profitably amid this increasing turbulence ...

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