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Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century
Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century
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Michael J. Marquardt - Author
Nancy O. Berger - Author
SUNY series in Management-Communication
Price: $58.50 
Hardcover - 223 pages
Release Date: September 2000
ISBN10: 0-7914-4661-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4661-4

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Paperback - 223 pages
Release Date: August 2000
ISBN10: 0-7914-4662-X
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4662-1

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Identifies eight new competencies that will be required by twenty-first century leaders, and profiles twelve up-and-coming leaders who exemplify them.

New times demand new kinds of leaders. In a technological workplace which may be more virtual than physical, where bytes of information and cyberspace need to be managed more than people, leaders will have to thrive amidst high chaos and continuous change. Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century profiles twelve such leaders from business and government and discusses eight key attributes necessary for successful leadership in the future.

"Marquardt and Berger deliver a well-integrated leadership profile for the twenty-first century." -- Robert Dilworth, Virginia Commonwealth University

"An essential work. Excellent choice of leaders and framework in which each is reviewed. A good way to start off the new century." -- Kenneth Murrell, University of West Florida

Michael J. Marquardt is the author of fourteen books, including Building the Learning Organization, selected as Book of the Year by the Academy of Human Resource Development. He is Professor of Human Resource Development and Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University and President of Global Learning Associates. Nancy O. Berger is Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development at George Washington University and President of Training for Performance, Inc.


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Table of Contents

Preface

1. A New Century Requires New Types of Leaders

2. Attributes and Competencies of the Twenty-First Century Global Leader

3. John Chambers: Leading Cisco Systems, the World’s Largest Unknown Company

4. Ricardo Semler: Semco and the World’s Leading Maverick

5. Kofi Annan: Leading the United Nations into the Twenty-First Century

6. John Browne: Energizing BP Amoco toward World-Class Status

7. Carol Bartz: Taking AutoDesk to the Top

8. Felipe Alfonso: Visionary Director of the Asian Institute of Management
by Rowena Figueroa

9. Ken Chenault: Designated Leader for Guiding American Express in the Twenty-First Century

10. Mary McAleese: Leading Ireland toward Peace and Prosperity

11. Cheong Choong Kong: Flying High with Singapore Airlines

12. William Carris: Servant Leader of the Carris Community of Companies
by William S. Brown

13. Nobuyuki Idei: Bridging Electronics and Entertainment at Sony

14. Jorma Ollila: Taking Nokia from the Twilight to the Leading Light in Telecommunications

15. Problems, Pathways, and Prospects for Twenty-First Century Global Leaders

References

Index



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