Leading Change: Adapting and Innovating in an Uncertain World

Gary Yukl and Richard Lepsinger

In today’s turbulent business environment, being able to respond in a timely way to emerging threats and opportunities is crucial to an organization’s survival and prosperity. An organization’s effectiveness can be improved by leader decisions that facilitate innovation and adaptation.

Why do some companies consistently outperform their peers? It could be an innovative business strategy, a unique business model, favorable economic conditions, or any of a number of other factors. But when companies that face identical circumstances are compared, one variable stands out among the winners—leadership quality. The best leaders are able to effectively influence ...

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