Book News: May 20th, 2004

Editors: Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, Iain Somerville.In this second volume of The Drucker Foundation’s Wisdom to Action Series, twenty-seven remarkable thought leaders help today’s leaders meet the challenge of releasing the power of innovation. Leading for Innovation brings together Clayton M. Christensen, Jim Collins, Howard Gardner, Charles Handy, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, C. William Pollard, Margaret Wheatley, and other thought leaders to offer practical guidance on leading organizations to a new dimension of performance. This collection of essays explores the unique qualities required to lead innovators, and shows you the way to develop a culture that promotes innovation. The contributors encourage thinking about innovation and describe how it is necessary to abandon practices that no longer work. They offer a wealth of thoughtful and incisive essays that will help leaders take their organizations and communities to a new level of excellence.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 0-7879-5359-8. 27.95 US dollars.