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Three Pillars of Organization and Leadership in Disruptive Times

Navigating Your Company Successfully Through the 21st Century Business World

  • Explains and applies the three core pillars of organization and leadership using practical cases and scenarios

  • Offers practical takeaways on designing and orchestrating organizations with transformations and interventions for disruptive times

  • Presents ample background information, fresh thinking and experiences from an international multi-professional author team

Part of the book series: Future of Business and Finance (FBF)

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Table of contents (25 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi
  2. About this Book and the Three Pillar Model

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Why and How the Three-Pillar Model Has Become a Reality

      • Peter Wollmann, Frank Kühn, Michael Kempf
      Pages 3-4
    3. Disruptive Times and Need for Action

      • Peter Wollmann, Frank Kühn, Michael Kempf
      Pages 5-10
    4. Three Pillars of Organization and Leadership

      • Peter Wollmann, Frank Kühn, Michael Kempf
      Pages 11-13
    5. Model Testing via a Case Study

      • Peter Wollmann, Frank Kühn, Michael Kempf
      Pages 15-21
    6. Practice Clusters of This Book

      • Peter Wollmann, Frank Kühn, Michael Kempf
      Pages 23-24
  3. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97
    2. An International Art Project on Freedom

      • Alfred Mevissen
      Pages 131-138
  4. Part IV

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

About this book

This book, written by an interdisciplinary team of authors, explores the transformation of organizations in today’s volatile, uncertain, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. It demonstrates the need to manage organizations in a dynamic way, and to revisit and in some cases reinvent working and leadership styles that seemed appropriate during past decades and centuries. In turn, the book puts forward a model based on three distinct pillars of organization and leadership to suit disruptive times: the concepts of 'Sustainable Purpose', 'Travelling Organization', and 'Connecting Resources'. These pillars challenge many of our traditional organizational patterns and meet the need for effective transformative approaches.


Keywords

  • Leadership and organizational impact
  • Disruptive innovation and leadership challenges
  • Customer-centered solutions
  • Connectivity and personality
  • Shared governance
  • Learning and development

Editors and Affiliations

  • Bonn, Germany

    Peter Wollmann

  • Dortmund, Germany

    Frank Kühn

  • Bad Honnef, Germany

    Michael Kempf

About the editors

Peter Wollmann has been acting as program director for global transformations within Zurich Insurance Company (ZIC) and as a senior mentor, sparring partner, and catalyst for leaders in new roles and responsibilities and for organizations. His experience bases on a broad career over 38 years in diverse project/program roles at a global scale, or line management roles like leading Project Portfolio Management, Strategic Business Development and Strategic Planning & Controlling units in ZIC, Deutsche Bank Insurance Group and Deutscher Herold. Peter has a degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Bonn (Germany). He is author and publisher of diverse books and articles around strategy, leadership and project and project portfolio management. He additionally founded and leads a wine business start-up named VinAuthority.

Frank Kühn has been facilitating projects on transformation, organization and leadership for over 25 years. His work connects experience, future thinking, and getting into rapid action with the people. His latest project involved building a Business Unit 4.0, transition of a bank towards agile working, customer-centered re-organization of an HR unit, and development of rapid product development processes. Frank graduated in engineering and received his doctorate in work science. After leadership experience in research and industry, he was a partner at HLP in Frankfurt (Germany) and ICG Integrated Consulting Group in Berlin (Germany) and Graz (Austria). Currently, he is a self-employed consultant, business partner of ICG and associated with further development and project partners. 

Michael U. Kempf has been an experienced management consultant for over 20 years. The driving force of his professional activities is his strong ambition to design processes and organizations in a sustainable manner. It is a particular pleasure for him to identify key challenges, to diagnose complex relationships and to assist in shaping the future. Gaining experience and learning something new are indispensable parts of his life, that is why he likes to seize new chances: on his way from carpentry to studies in social work, education and business administration, in various jobs in social work; during 10 years as manager (HR and logistics) in industrial and retail companies and since 1998 in consulting people, leadership teams as well as working teams and organizations that are all very different. Michael has co-authored several publications in the field of leadership and organizational development.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 44.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-23227-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)