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by Stéphane JG Girod and Martin Králik

“The most comprehensive guide to business agility available, full of deep insights into the challenges and tensions involved, and with practical takeaways for leaders and managers everywhere.” Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School “The book is filled with inspirational examples of companies following different paths towards agility as well as practical models that help us analyse our own company to select the best path forward.” Cecilie Heuch, Chief People and Sustainability Officer, Telenor Group “Girod and Králik have cracked the code on how to prosper in an increasingly unpredictable future. The true Management 4.0 playbook for competitive advantage in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Mikael Ronnblad, Group Executive Board Member, Fortum Corporation (Europe), and Board Member, Valo Ventures (USA) “A roadmap for anyone leading a company through today’s ever-changing, technology-driven business and social environment.” Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes

The ability to renew competitive advantage with flexibility is essential for any business in today’s turbulent world. How do you go beyond trendy buzzwords and master the principles of business agility? Resetting Management helps leaders understand why business agility matters. Agility releases a new level of energy, innovation and entrepreneurship, enabling organizations to respond to disruption while still delivering business strategies with rigour and efficiency. Using diagnostic tools and practical models, the book describes how to master the essential components and principles of agility and respond to uncertain and fast-changing environments. Featuring case studies from some of the world’s leading companies and illustrating how they have successfully and less successfully transformed for greater agility – including Lego, General Electric, LMVH and ING – Stéphane J G Girod and Martin Králik provide leaders with the skills to master the transformation journey that is right for their business. Stéphane J G Girod , PhD, is Professor of Strategy and Organizational Innovation at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He writes a column for Forbes. com and his opinion pieces have appeared in China Daily , The Economist , BBC News , Tribune de Genève and The Times . Before joining IMD he was Manager of the Accenture Institute for High Performance in London.

Martin Králik , PhD, is an IMD External Research Associate, based in South-East Europe. Before IMD, he worked with Insead and the International Data Corporation.

KoganPage London

ISBN: 978-1-78966-717-2

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