Leadership and the New Science by Margaret J. Wheatley

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Published by Berrett Koehler Publishers, Inc., San Francisco .

Written in English

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ISBN 109781605091471

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Jeff Lawson, Aurora, IN, candidate for Missional Coach, Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change, Second Edition, Joseph Grenny - McGraw-Hill – The authors use at least a dozen different ‘Influencers” to make their point. They readily argue that just about anything (aside from gravity) can be changed if handled correctly.

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Leadership is the art and science of taking individuals and communities to a new and better place (McCloskey, ).

Effective leadership can come in many forms and there is no one right leadership style rather one needs to choose the style that is appropriate in context.

In ―Finding Our Way: Leadership for an Uncertain Time‖, Margaret Wheatley provides an edited collection of essays on what she terms the ―new science‖ or ―new paradigm‖ in relation to leadership, organizations, management and change.

The following review provides a summary of the book,File Size: KB. Each of her books has been translated into several languages; Leadership and the New Science appears in 18 languages. She is co-founder and President emerita of The Berkana Institute, which works in partnership with a rich diversity of people and communities.

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Wheatley wrote one book titled "Leadership and the New Science." In this book, she explores how current management theories are more related to Newtonian physics than quantum physics.

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It could be – as it often is for me – reading a book and trying to understand the insights that it offers so I can unwrap one more layer of the mysteries about why organizations rarely change.

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