The Community of the Future
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Community of the Future by Frances Hesselbein
Book Description"This book of essays is full of rampant idealism. Its authors--educators, think-tankers, corporate executives, consultants, book authors, nonprofit association executives, and a German politician--share a desire to better the world through their ideas and actions. Many qualify as do-gooders in the best sense of the phrase." --Christian Science Monitor This third volume from the acclaimed Drucker Foundation Future Series focuses on the basis of society itself--the community. Featuring the examples of successful communities from New York City to Hawaii, The Community of the Future presents insights from Peter F. Drucker, Stephen R. Covey, Arun Gandhi, Elie Wiesel, James L. Barksdale, and many others. Their powerful essays explore what our communities will look like tomorrow--how we will live, work, communicate, educate our children, and govern ourselves. This collection shows readers: How to recognize and anticipate the trends that transform society The impact of new communications technology, including global and virtual communications How to create organizational communities and communities in the workplace How to envision and shape communities that will build values and embrace humanity From businesses, to communities of faith, to schools, to cyberspace--the gamut of human communities is explored by the world's foremost thinkers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787952044
(229mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frances Hesselbein
Peter Drucker's Five Most Important Questions, Hardback (April 2015)
Enduring Management Wisdom for Today's Leaders From Peter F. Drucker. Peter Drucker's Five Most Important Questions provides insightful guidance and stirring inspiration for today's leaders and entrepreneurs.
Hesselbein on Leadership, Paperback (March 2013)
Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Frances Hesselbein was hailed by Business Week as the "Grande dame of American Management. " This book offers her insights on leadership and management and will engage, energize, and motivate readers to do their best and be their best.
Leader to Leader, Paperback (September 2011)
"The manager's job is to make human strength effective and human weakness irrelevant. " --Peter F. Drucker "I am often asked by management students and middle managers, 'How can we make the changes you talk about if we are not at the top?' I reply, 'You can begin where you are, whatever your job.
My Life in Leadership, Hardback (March 2011)» View all books by Frances Hesselbein
Long-awaited autobiography from one of the most honored and accomplished business leaders of our day Recognized worldwide and hailed by such thought leaders as Peter F.
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Author Biography - Frances Hesselbein
FRANCES HESSELBEIN is chairman of the board of governors of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and editor in chief of its journal, Leader to Leader. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States of America's highest civilian honor, in 1998. MARSHALL GOLDSMITH is a founding director of Keilty, Goldsmith and Company, one of America's key providers of customized leadership development. He is a cofounder of the Learning Network, an association of the world's top consultants. RICHARD BECKHARD is an organization development consultant, author of six books, and former professor at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. RICHARD F. SCHUBERT is the former chairman of the International Youth Foundation and founding president of the Points of Light Foundation.
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