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The Government Leader's Field Guide to Organizational Agility


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This practical resource will equip government leaders at all levels with evidence-based, hands-on guidance for transforming their organizations, enabling them to better serve the public and their customers. While many books focus on organizational agility for leaders of for-profit companies, this is the first one tailored to the unique requirements government leaders face. They must find a way to accomplish their mission while navigating constant change. 

Government leaders at all levels must maneuver their organizations through new, often complex challenges, ranging from new laws that impact their agencies, new technologies, changes in leadership, and unexpected events. By explaining how to manage and organize work differently, this guide will help leaders weather the storm of that constant change so they can help their agencies realize their missions and serve the public interest. 

About the Authors 

Sarah C. Miller is an organization development consultant at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers for the federal government. She has worked with individuals and groups in the corporate, education, government, and nonprofit sectors internationally through coaching, leadership development, and organizational effectiveness initiatives. She previously worked at the Center for Creative Leadership and Red Hat as well as in her own consulting practice. 

Dr. Shelley A. Kirkpatrick is a recognized authority on organizational agility as well as organizational vision statements. She is a Principal at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers for the federal government. She is the founder of Visiontelligence LLC (www.visiontelligence.com), where she helps company leaders create truly inspirational vision statements. She also serves as an adjunct professor at George Mason University and holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland at College Park.
AuthorSarah C. Miller | Shelley A. Kirkpatrick
Published Year2021
Page Count288
PublisherBerrett-Koehler Publishers
FormatPaperback
SKU9781523093410-AMZ
ISBN9781523093410