Leadership and Management in the Information Age
1st Edition Year: 2002
Edition: Second impression
Current Edition Year: 2018
AED40.00 – AED100.00
The book Leadership and Management in the Information Age represents a collection of papers by leading thinkers and pioneers in the fields of leadership and management. These papers contain the substance of the ECSSR’s Sixth Annual Conference, held in Abu Dhabi November 5-7, 2000.
This volume contains dynamic thinking on the topics of successful leadership, management of organizational change in the public and private sectors, transformation in human resources, effective management of genetic engineering and biotechnology advancements, the future of the national economy, and the nature of defense and national security in a changed global environment.
Thus, a key aspect of the world economy, as shaped by the Information Revolution and the forces of Globalization, is the role of leaders and managers as motivators, planners, and administrators. The traditional roles are at variance with new global dynamics. More and more, leaders and finding themselves having to take decisions in a rapidly changing environment, characterized by vast flows of information and highly competitive markets. They are also being called upon to transform the human resources at their disposal and to make full use of individual capacity in their organizations.