Face to Face

Riding the Rapids: A Conversation with Peter Vaill

One of the world's leading organization development specialists, Peter Vaill is known for his innovative approaches to managerial leadership and organizational behavior. During his career he has consistently been ahead of the curve in his views on strategic management; the impact of technology; excellence and high performance; cross-cultural management; change and chaos in the workplace; spirit and leadership; and learning as a way of being. His 1972 essay “Toward a Behavioral Description of High Performing Systems” was the first contemporary description of organizational excellence. He designed and taught one of the first courses in cross-cultural management offered in a U.S. management ...

Get Leadership in Action: Face to Face - Riding the Rapids - A Conversation with Peter Vaill now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.