Management Futures

This prize will be awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, offers a valuable insight into the future of management, providing current and aspiring managers with the skills or knowledge to support them in the workplace of the future.

 

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Global Teams

‘Original and practical book on a vital topic which no one has looked at in depth before; simple and clear to read with lots of real world case examples.’
Alberto Forchielli, Managing Partner, Mandarin Capital Partners

Based on original research with some of the world’s leading companies, Global Teams is the definitive, practical guide to making the sharp end of globalisation work for you and your organisation.

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The Listening Leader

DISCOVER THE ART OF COMMUNICATIVE LEADERSHIP: HOW TO REALLY LISTEN SO YOU CAN WIN AND HOLD THE TRUST OF YOUR STAKEHOLDERS.

Leaders often say ‘I communicate’ when, in fact, they mean ‘I tell’. Yet being able to really listen is the key to growth and results. The Listening Leader provides a clear framework for taking action to implement a communicative leadership style.

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The Power of Purpose

Purpose is the secret ingredient to exceptional ‭performance, happier employees and clarity in a
‭VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) ‭world. But how do you find such purpose and ‭ensure it propels your business forward?

‭- How can purpose provide clarity?
‭‭- How can it accelerate success?
‭‭- How can it build a long-term sustainable business?

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Iconic

This book is about icons – exceptional organizations (orchestras, restaurants, sports teams or companies) with an aspiration to make or do something special, and to go on doing so, year in, year out for decades. This is what gives these organizations their undeniably iconic status. By selecting 14 iconic organizations (including ElBulli, McKinsey, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Procter & Gamble, the All Blacks) 

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Disruption Denial

We live in a world of constant change and disruption caused mainly by new technology. Yet, in business, there is widespread apathy, paralysis and confusion in many established companies in face of the obvious scope, scale, reach and pace of disruptive change. Why? Because Denial is the natural default response, given how executives’ brains function and how they are trained.