Leadership for Sustainability and Change

By Scott & Cynthia
  • Routledge
  • 2017
  • 83
  • eng
  • 1
  • 9781351275187

We live in challenging times. New leaders are enhancing their &quote;inner game&quote; to maximize their organizational impact, and using the principles of sustainability to help their organizations thrive and innovate in response to 21st century challenges.Leadership for Sustainability and Change is a concise, practical and energizing distillation of what is working for today's most successful sustainability leaders. It provides a clear set of actions you can take to generate transformation, with results yielding market advantage, eco-efficiency, product or service innovation, personal resilience and engaged communities.Learn from the experience of successful sustainability leaders how to: build personal resilience and agility to lead change for the long-run; sustain innovation that is released in bursts of focused &quote;energy for good&quote;; draw attention to what is working by focusing on the power of small differences; decrease resistance and increase motivation with a change acceleration model; identify stages of individual and organizational readiness for change; use rapid prototyping to increase group engagement; tell compelling stories to encourage teams to initiate action.Leadership for Sustainability and Change offers guidance for leaders who are shaping the future of sustainability within their organizations. The book includes a simple framework for assessing your progress, so that you can revisit the tools and processes you need most.