A Corporate Manager's Guide to Taking a Leadership Role in Non-Profits and Applying Strategic Management Tools and Techniques

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Emerald Group Publishing, Jan 1, 2005 - Economics - 48 pages
Some of the emerging views brought up in this e-book are: The paradox and the necessity of pursuing sustaining and disruptive innovation simultaneously require a new kind of talent called integral leadership, the usual tools of persuasion -- reason, statistics, and bullet-points of logic -- fail to cause the necessary changes in management culture to allow disruptive innovation to thrive. Leaders must guide companies through an emotional leap to embrace a future based upon disruptive innovation in technology and work practices and the search for viable disruptive innovationnew customer values, new markets, new business modelsstarts by systematically exploring a companys strategic frontier.

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