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Redesigning Leadership (simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)

Redesigning Leadership (simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)


 Lessons for a new generation of leaders on teamwork, meetings, conversations, free food, social media, apologizing, and other topics.

When designer and computer scientist John Maeda was tapped to be president of the celebrated Rhode Island School of Design in 2008, he had to learn how to be a leader quickly. He had to transform himself from a tenured professor--with a love of argument for argument's sake and the freedom to experiment--into the head of a hierarchical organization. The professor is free to speak his mind against "the man." The college president is "the man." Maeda has had to teach himself, through trial and error, about leadership. In Redesigning Leadership, he shares his learning process.

  •  Hardback | 96 pages
  •  137 x 203 x 13mm | 272g
  •  MIT Press
  •  Cambridge, United States
  •  English
  •  New
  •  14 b&w illus.; 28 Illustrations, unspecified
  •  0262015889
  •  9780262015882

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