Riding the Waves of Change: Developing Managerial Competencies for a Turbulent World

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Wiley, May 24, 1988 - Business & Economics - 213 pages
Argues that management competency in an increasingly turbulent world consists of adopting a critical new mindset--one that enables managers to develop needed management skills; anticipate and deal effectively with environmental trends; develop a proactive approach to the future; and position their organizations to stay at the leading edge of change.

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The Need for New Competencies and Mindsets
Broadening Competencies and Refraining
Reading the Environment

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About the author (1988)

Gareth Morgan is well known for his creative contributions to management. He is the author of seven books, including Images of Organization, Creative Organization Theory, Imaginization and Riding the Waves of Change. He acts as consultant and seminar leader to numerous organizations throughout Europe and North America, and is Distinguished Research Professor at York University in Toronto. He has sat on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management, and Organization Studies; and is a Life Fellow of the International Academy of Management. Born in Wales, he now lives in Toronto with his wife, Karen and their children Evan and Heather.

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