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Leading for Innovation: And Organizing for Results by Iain Somerville, Marshall Goldsmith, Frances Hesselbein

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INTRODUCTION

Peter Drucker has defined innovation as "change that creates a new dimension of performance." In today's turbulent times, bringing about such change is one of the greatest challenges leaders face. This book is about what leaders can do to help their people and their organizations achieve this new dimension of performance.

As many of our authors note, innovation does not occur without significant challenge. Many people prefer to do things the way they have always done them, and change is not welcomed. Many innovations will fail; however, all agree that being open to innovative ideas, approaches, and systems is imperative if we are to survive both personally and professionally in today's fast-changing world. This book is for those ...

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