THE NIMBLE CHALLENGE. Execution, Execution, Execution. Confronting the Challenge of Change. THE CONTAINED SLIDE-CREATING THE NIMBLE ORGANIZATION. The Constant Quest. Working in the Nimble Zone. Powering Up for the New Game. HUMAN DUE DILIGENCE. The Human Side of Change. Andy's Desision and Yours. Capacity Versus Demand. NIMBLE LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES. Strategic Oversight. Change Leadership Styles. Leadership's Personal Resilience. Optimizing Paradigm Life Span. FINE-TUNING THE NIMBLE ORGANIZATION. Conditioning for Constant Turbulence. Expanding Change Knowledge. Genuine Delegation and Empowerment. The Value Of Structured Flexibility. Ensuring Effective Implementation. THE DESTINATION IS THE JOURNEY. Mastering the Leadership Role. Where From Here? Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. About Odr. Index.
DARYL R. CONNER is President and CEO of ODR, Inc., a research-based consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, specializing in helping organizations prepare for and implement major change initiatives. As a consultant, executive, and lifelong researcher on the psychology of change, Mr. Conner has, over the past twenty years, devoted himself to understanding the ways in which people and organizations respond to change. He is the author of the international bestseller Managing at the Speed of Change, and he and his ideas have been extensively covered in both professional journals and the popular press, including the New York Times and Business Week.