The Best Ideas on Business from Today's Visionary Leaders and Thinkers
In this unprecedented collection of interviews and profiles, twelve of the world?s most remarkable business leaders and thinkers tell companies what it will take to prosper in the next century. Visionary and inspiring, the contributors offer compelling insights into such topics as the strategic uses of technology, building sustainable business growth, and realizing a new corporate core while anticipating key business functions and competencies for the future. The cast includes such renowned pundits as C.K. Prahalad, Charles Handy, Gary Hamel, and Warren Bennis. Also heard are a number of powerful new voices including those of Minoru Makihara, president of Mitsubishi; Jean Rene-Fourtou, CEO of the French pharmaceutical-chemical giant Rhone-Poulenc; and Paul Romer, the brilliant Stanford economist. Always fascinating and often provocative, this work speaks to everyone who had rather be ready for tomorrow today.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR:
Joel Kurtzman is one of the top experts on management and leadership in the world. A thought leader, Kurtzman is also a consultant, speaker and writer. His resume includes stints as editor, reporter, and columnist for The New York Times; editor-in-chief, Harvard Business Review; founder of the magazine Strategy + Business; columnist at Fortune and Chief Executive Magazine. An advisor to the World Economic Forum (Davos), Wharton's SEI Center, on the board of MIT's Sloan Management Review. He is a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute, a trustee of Sierra Nevada College, a consultant to Korn/Ferry International and other companies.