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Best Practices in Leadership Development and Organization Change: How the Best Companies Ensure Meaningful Change and Sustainable Leadership

Louis Carter (Editor), David Ulrich (Editor), Marshall Goldsmith (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-7879-7625-5
512 pages
December 2004, Pfeiffer
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In this important book, successful organizations—including well-known companies such as Agilent Technologies, Corning, GE Capital, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, MIT, Motorola, and Praxair—share their most effective approaches, tools, and specific methods for leadership development and organizational change. These exemplary organizations serve as models for leadership development and organizational change because they
  • Commit to organizational objectives and culture
  • Transform behaviors, cultures, and perceptions
  • Implement competency or organization effectiveness models
  • Exhibit strong top management leadership support and passion
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Acknowledgments.

About This Book.

How to Use This Book.

Introduction (Louis Carter, David Ulrich, Marshall Goldsmith).

1. Agilent Technologies, Inc.

2. Corning.

3. Delnor Hospital.

4. Emmis Communications.

5. First Consulting Group.

6. GE Capital.

7. Hewlett-Packard.

8. Honeywell Aerospace.

9. Intel.

10. Lockheed Martin.

11. Mattel.

12. McDonald’s Corporation.

13. MIT.

14. Motorola.

15. Praxair.

16. St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network.

17. StorageTek.

18. Windber Medical Center.

19. Conclusion: Practitioner Trends and Findings.

About the Best Practices Institute.

About the Editors.

Index.

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Louis Carter is the founder and CEO of the Best Practices Institute, which provides services in the design, development, management of best practice programs, research, and publications in leadership and organization development. He is the coeditor or editor of Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook from Pfeiffer and author of The Change Champion’s Fieldguide.

David Ulrich is a professor at University of Michigan Business School. He has been ranked by Business Week as the number one management educator and has been listed in Forbes as one of the "world's top five" business coaches. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and of Organizational Capability from Jossey-Bass, and he is the coauthor of Why the Bottom Line ISN'T!  from Wiley.

Marshall Goldsmith is a founding director of The Alliance for Strategic Leadership, a consulting organization that includes over 100 top professionals in the field of leadership development. He is the author or editor of fourteen books including Coaching for Leadership and Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook from Pfeiffer and The Leader of the Future from Jossey-Bass. 

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"The editors did a great job finding, structuring, and presenting an excellent array of case studies. Their collection is guaranteed to teach those new to the field, as well as those ‘who’ve been around the block."
--Beverly Kaye, CEO and founder, Career Systems International, author, Up Is Not the Only Way, and coauthor, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em

"The definitive how-to manual for implementing organization change based on some of the best ideas out there in a variety of industries."
--Susan B. Frampton, president, Planetree

"I’ve been waiting for this book. It’s the single best guide to best practices of leadership development."
--Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Management, University of Southern California, and author, On Becoming a Leader and Geeks and Geezers

"Finally, the organization’s bottom line and the individual’s well being . . .now that’s new and important for the new economy. Open this Best Practices book to any page and you can start implementing the practical and caring approaches, getting results while staying balanced."
--Dan Bishop, executive director, HeartMuseum.org

"As a professional and graduate student (EMBA, 2004), I found the cases in the book to be very useful in relating theoretical concepts to the real world. Anyone interested in furthering a company’s success should read this book!"
--Kishen Kavikondala, Tower Automotive

"This book is a virtual encyclopedia of practical case studies, tools, and insights on how top companies achieve lasting results-driven leadership development and organizational change. It’s well organized for quick reference and also well researched for in-depth study."
--Donna B. McNamara, vice president, Global Education and Training, Colgate-Palmolive Company

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