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Mobilizing Minds: Creating Wealth From Talent in the 21st Century Organization

Mobilizing Minds: Creating Wealth From Talent in the 21st Century Organization
Author: Lowell L. Bryan - Claudia L. Joyce
ISBN 13: 9780071490825
ISBN 10: 71490825
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2007-06-19
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 300
List Price: $40.00

The Profit is in Your People.

If You're Not Mobilizing Minds, You're Not Leveraging Your Organization's Single Greatest Asset.

Mobilizing Minds will more than mobilize the mind of any reader. It will inspire, energize, and give them a basis for taking imaginative and creative action.”-Larry Prusak, coauthor, Working Knowledge

“In the increasingly globalized and complex world in which we operate, the need for companies to be agile and mobilize their human capital has never been greater.”-Jean-Paul Votron, CEO, Fortis

“Lowell Bryan is one of the most insightful individuals I know when it comes to organization design and leadership models. If we can reduce complexity while increasing collaboration of true leaders, the power of the organization and its people can be realized.”-Dennis M. Nally, Chairman & Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Harvard MBA Lowell L. Bryan is a Director (Senior Partner) at McKinsey & Company. Over the past 30 years, he has spoken and written extensively on strategy, organization, and financial services. Bryan has been a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal editorial page, has had articles published in numerous periodicals, including the Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly, and has authored or coauthored several other books.

Claudia I. Joyce is a Principal at McKinsey & Company and a core member of the Financial Services and Strategy Practices. Her work has been published on McKinsey's Knowledge Web and in the McKinsey Quarterly. She is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (MBA) and of the University of Chicago (B.A. in Economics).

Financial Times

This is a densely written, powerfully argued book. Cynics will interpret the call for organisational redesign as a make-work scheme for management consultants. But even they would have to concede that this critique of organisational stasis is very well done indeed.