Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership Leveraging Nonlinear Science to Create Ecologies of Innovation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Using leadership to generate greater innovation, connectivity, and organizational transformation is crucial for success in this challenging era. The authors present here a new approach to leadership based on findings from complexity science. Integrating real case studies with rigorous research results, they explore the biggest challenges being faced in fast-paced organizations, and provide a host of concrete tools for leading during critical periods, catalyzing novelty, expanding networks, and generating transformative change throughout an organization.

Author Biography

Jeffrey Goldstein is Professor in the School of Business at Adelphi University.
James K. Hazy is Founder and CEO of Leadership Science, LLC, and Associate Professor of Enterpreneurship at Adelphi University.

Benyamin B. Lichtenstein is Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Table of Contents

List of Table and Figuresp. vii
Introduction: A New Science of Leadershipp. 1
Creating Ecologies of Innovationp. 19
Leadership in the Cusp of Changep. 47
Leading Emergencep. 75
Experiments in Noveltyp. 101
The Innovative Power of Positive Deviancep. 125
Leading Through Smart Networksp. 147
Applying Generative Leadership to Your Organizationp. 177
Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 207
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