Thought Leaders: Insights on the Future of Business by Joel Kurtzman
The Best Ideas on Business - from Todays Visionary Leaders and Thinkers In this unprecedented collection of interviews and profiles, twelve of the worlds most remarkable business leaders and thinkers tell companies what it will take to prosper in the next century. Visionary and inspiring, the contributors offer compelling insights into such topics as the strategic uses of technology, building sustainable business growth, and realizing a new corporate core while anticipating key business functions and competencies for the future. The cast includes such renowned pundits as C.K. Prahalad, Charles Handy, Gary Hamel, and Warren Bennis. Also heard are a number of powerful new voices including those of Minoru Makihara, president of Mitsubishi; Jean Rene-Fourtou, CEO of the French pharmaceutical-chemical giant Rhone-Poulenc; and Paul Romer, the brilliant Stanford economist. Always fascinating and often provocative, this work speaks to everyone who had rather be ready for tomorrow today.