Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World


Leadership and the New Science launched a revolution by demonstrating that ideas drawn from quantum physics, chaos theory, and molecular biology could improve organizational performance. Margaret Wheatley called for free-flowing information, individual empowerment, relationship networks, and organizational change that evolves organically -- ideas that have become commonplace. Now Wheatley's updated classic, based on her experiences with these ideas in a diverse number of organizations on five continents, is available in paperback.


Creating Partnerships: Unleashing Collaborative Power in the Workplace


In the context of complex social and economic conditions that challenge organizations, there is a growing need to find another way of operating. Creating Partnerships answers that need by offering wise insights and practical steps for creating a more innovative, smarter, and healthier workplace. This book takes aim at those exhausting power struggles that no one really wins in the end by explaining the "Partnership Model" and providing both successful organizational and timeless, mythic examples. It also describes transitioning from "power-over" to "power-with," how to be a "Partnering Leader," and how to find "Common Ground," so that organizations can transform conflicts, achieve authentic and enduring teamwork, and thereby be more effective and realize sustainable operational results.


Leading Out Loud: A Guide for Engaging Others in Creating the Future (Revised, Updated)

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The newest edition of the bestselling guide to authentic leadership communication

Much has changed in the world since the original publication of Leading Out Loud, Terry Pearce's book on authentic leadership communication. Now, more than ever, the development of a leader's message is as crucial to success as the delivery of that message. In the third edition of his classic book, Terry Pearce shows leaders in all sectors how to communicate their values and vision to inspire commitment.

In this important resource, Pearce continues to broaden the application of core principles, putting the spotlight on every day, spontaneous communication. New examples, covering the range of today's multi-faceted communication, show the application of the sage advice Pearce offers. Readers will see how to develop a Personal Leadership Communication Guide that supports any venue, through any media and in multiple cultures. This completely revised and updated version of the bestselling classic is designed to meet the communication needs of today's leaders.

  • Pearce expands his exploration of the internal work necessary to create an honest and compelling vision. He emphasizes the deepening of emotional awareness necessary to inspire others
  • This edition demonstrates how readers can find their authentic voices and articulate their messages with increasing confidence and empathy
  • Some examples carry through across chapters, clarifying how one develops and strengthens the Personal Leadership Communication Guide over time
  • The work presents new models that are applicable to the multi-cultural world in which we live. Readers, leaders of any organization, and teachers at any level will find practical illustrations of how differences can be bridged with universal principles
  • Foreword by Randy Komisar, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and author of The Monk and The Riddle
  • This new edition offers information, stories and experiences that demonstrate success in authentic leadership communication, in any technology, whatever the field or venue, local or global.

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