Books

Higher Ambition: How Great Leaders Create Economic and Social Value

Michael Beer, Tobias Fredberg, Nathaniel Foote, Flemming Norrgren and Russell Eisenstat, Harvard Business Review Press, 2011

Brimming with powerful stories and thoughtful advice from CEOs, Higher Ambition equips leaders with the practical insights they need to deliver superior economic and social value in the face of stiffer global competition, renewed government regulation and heightened public scrutiny. Visit the “Higher Ambition,” web site to learn more or download a free chapter for a preview.

 

High Commitment High Performance: How to Build a Resilient Organization for Sustained Advantage

Michael Beer, Jossey-Bass, 2009

Many companies achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but far fewer maintain that advantage over the long haul. High Commitment High Performance provides key insights into the organization transformation top executives must drive in order not just to survive in the competitive marketplace, but to dominate it. Learn more about “High Commitment High Performance,”

 

The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal

Michael Beer, Russell Eisenstat and Bert Spector, Harvard Business Press Books, 1990

Understanding what works—and what doesn’t—in revitalizing your organization is the key to success. Based on an in-depth analysis of six companies that have undergone fundamental transformations, The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal provides a practical and effective guide to change.

Insights

"The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal is one of the few books that makes sense out of all the complex and tough decisions that are involved in producing large-scaled organizational change."

EDWARD LAWLER, DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA