Book Reviews

Elites: Can you rise to the top without losing your soul?

Author – Douglas Board Book discussed – 5 April 2022 Review by – Nanette Young The author of this book, Douglas Board, takes us on a journey to the...

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Leadership in Complexity and Change: for a world in constant motion. [De Gruyter Transformative Thinking and Practice of Leadership and its Development, edited by Bernd Vogel, Vol 1]

Author – Sharon Varney Book discussed – 8 February 2022 Review by – Mae Keary A well-researched book on complexity theory, which has practical applications for leaders at all...

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Organizing for the New Normal: Prepare Your Company for the Journey of Continuous Disruption

Author – Constantinos C Markides Book discussed – 26 October 2021 Review by – Mae Keary Disruptions are the new normal, and if organisations are going to survive and...

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Ego: Get Over Yourself and Lead

Author – Mary Gregory Book discussed – 20 April 2021 Review by – Lisa Preuveneers Gregory’s background as an executive coach came through very strongly in the book; this...

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Future Shaper: How Leaders Can Take Charge in an Uncertain World

Author – Niamh O’Keeffe Book discussed – 13 October 2020 Review by – Lisa Preuveneers The book ‘Future Shaper’ leaves no doubt in one’s mind that leaders are most definitely made.  On...

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Uncharted: How to Map the Future Together

Author – Margaret Heffernan Book discussed – 19 January 2021 Review by – Valentina Lorenzon “When we expect history to guide us, we overweight continuity and narrative, while underweighting...

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