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Resetting Management

Thrive with Agility in the Age of Uncertainty

Learn how to master the principles of strategic, organizational and leadership agility that will redefine management. Help your business remain flexible and renew its competitive advantage in the face of uncertainty.
EAN: 9781789667172
Edition: 1
Published:
Format: 234x157
280 pages

About the book

The ability to renew competitive advantage with flexibility is essential for any business in today's turbulent world. How do you go beyond trendy buzzwords and master the principles of business agility?

Resetting Management helps leaders understand why business agility matters. Agility releases a new level of energy, innovation and entrepreneurship, enabling organizations to respond to disruption while still delivering business strategies with rigour and efficiency. Using diagnostic tools and practical models, the book describes how to master the essential components and principles of agility and respond to uncertain and fast-changing environments.

Featuring case studies from some of the world's leading companies and illustrating how they have successfully and less successfully transformed for greater agility - including Lego, General Electric, LMVH and ING - Stéphane J.G. Girod and Martin Králik provide leaders with the skills to master the transformation journey that is right for their business.

About the authors

Stéphane J.G. Girod is Professor of Strategy and Organizational Innovation at IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland. He writes a column in Forbes.com and his opinion pieces have been carried by China Daily, The Economist, BBC News, Tribune de Genève and The Times. Before joining IMD he was Manager of the Accenture Institute for High Performance, based in London.

Martin Králik is an IMD external associate, based in Southeast Europe. Before IMD, he worked with Insead and the International Data Corporation.


Girod and Králik have cracked the code on how to prosper in an increasingly unpredictable future. The true Management 4.0 playbook for competitive advantage in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Learn how to achieve the needed strategic adaptability - via extreme customer centricity, innovative agility and flexibility, constant balancing of trade-offs and much more.

Mikael Ronnblad, Group Executive Board Member, Fortum Corporation (Europe), and Board Member, Valo Ventures (USA)