21 Leaders for the 21st Century: How Innovative Leaders Manage in the Digital Age

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With a client list that includes Motorola, Daewoo, AT&T, and Volvo, Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner are considered today’s most knowledgeable, innovative management consultants. In 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, they tap into the wisdom of high-performing leaders from around the globe—from Michael Dell to Richard Branson—who candidly discuss their own views and experiences in analyzing and solving business dilemmas. More than just a prescriptive list of leadership skills, this invaluable guide uses case studies, examples, charts, tables, and graphs to show today’s business leaders how to: Understand—and act upon—the 7 major dilemmas of leadership Identify major business dilemmas in the transnational community Implement strategies for sustaining emerging entrepreneurship

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CHAPTER I
10
CHAPTER 2
39
CHAPTER 3
48
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Fons Trompenaars, Ph.D., and Charles Hampden-Turner, DBA, are coauthors of Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Global Business and Building Cross-Cultural Competence: How to Create Wealth from Conflicting Values. Trompenaars is managing director of Trompenaars Hampden-Turner (THT) Intercultural Management Consulting, an international management and training consultancy and KPMG Network affiliate that lists Motorola, Mars, Shell, Bombardier, and Heineken among its clients. Hampden-Turner is a management consultant with THT and author based at the University of Cambridge's Judge Institute of Management Studies. He has taught at Harvard University, Brandeis, and the University of Toronto, and is a past recipient of Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and Ford Foundation fellowships. Find out more about THT at www.7d-culture.nl.

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