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The Handy Guide to the Gurus of Management
Charles Handy was, for many years, a professor at the London Business School. He is now an independent writer and broadcaster. He describes himself, these days, as a social philosopher.
 
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Episode 9: Rosabeth Moss Kanter - biography

Rosabeth Moss Kanter was once listed by the London Times newspaper as one of the fifty most powerful women in the world. Yet she commands nothing except ideas.

Not yet sixty, Kanter has been writing books of great insight for a long time, and the latest one may be her best yet. It is called 'e-Volve!'.

She is a sociologist by training and it shows. She looks at organizations as communities and cultures. Professor Kanter's current research is on the development of new leadership for the digital age.

She also runs a successful consultancy business, Goodmeasure Inc., whose consulting clients include some of the world's most prominent companies. Goodmeasure is currently developing Web-based versions of Kanter's leadership and change tools, to help embed them in the daily work of organizations everywhere.

Bibliography:
'The Mind of the Strategist, New York, McGraw Hill, 1982
'The Bordeless World', London, William Collins, 1990
'The Evolving Global Economy', Boston, MA, Harvard B.S.P, 1995
'The End of the Nation State', London, HarperCollins, 1995
'E-Volve!', Harvard Business School Pr, 2001

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commands
controls, has at her service

of great insight

of deep understanding

runs
operates, is in charge of

prominent
important, well-known

embed
here, to introduce practices and render them permanent
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