Leadership in a Time of Continuous Technological Change: Align, Strengthen, And Mobilize Your Team

  • 2h 36m
  • Bar Schwartz
  • Apress
  • 2020

Digital technology is rapidly challenging the way we do business, interact with our communities, and learn about the world. Due to this, leading change in your digital organization now comes with unprecedented tools and platforms to make your teams the most effective they can be. Leadership in a Time of Continuous Technological Change has arrived at this pivotal moment and is your roadmap for this exciting, evolving journey.

Author Bar Schwartz introduces a holistic framework for leaders to take the reins in the digital Wild West. Achieving your team’s goals in this new environment will require high creativity, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a diversity of perspectives to solve problems that have never before been tackled. Roles and responsibilities have morphed, and what made you successful in the past may no longer apply.

Leadership in a Time of Continuous Technological Change is an unmatched resource fit for our new decade. Through analyzing detailed case studies, you will see how understanding your identity paves the way to achieving emancipation, capability, and autonomy. Ultimately, you will be empowered to lead with clarity. Your team has everything they need to excel. Discover how alignment and clarity can support you in launching your team to new heights.

What You Will Learn

  • Examine case studies of different situations that can arise within a team and go through lists of takeaway questions that leaders can start asking to gain quick wins
  • Adopt an agile mindset while taking into consideration the existing culture in the organization
  • Communicate and align on expectations and goals with your team in a time of organizational change

Who This Book Is For

Emerging leaders who are dealing with change or leading change and seek to increase the level of alignment and clarity for their people and themselves

About the Author

Bar Schwartz is an Organizational Excellence and Agile Leadership consultant and coach. Currently, she heads the engineering team at medneo, where she supports the leadership in simplifying ways of working, building digital product development capabilities and enabling further company growth. Furthermore, she works together with AgileLAB to deliver professional, hands-on Agile training.

Bar started her career as a software engineer, and has over the years worked in leadership roles where she led tech, product, people and transformations in diverse organizational structures, such as startups, corporations, and consultancies.

With her work, she aims to enable people to create successful change in their work and organizations so that together we can create more meaning, more value, a better future. Her focus is agile and technology dominant environments as those evolve faster than we, humans, can often adapt to.

In this Book

  • Chapter 1: The ACE Model—Leadership That Brings People Along to Clarity and Alignment
  • Chapter 2: Identity—Who Are You in Your Context?
  • Chapter 3: Emancipation—Create Space for Your People to Contribute
  • Chapter 4: Capability—Challenge Your People to Grow
  • Chapter 5: Autonomy—Put Tomorrow's Leaders in Charge
  • Chapter 6: Leading with Clarity—Bringing Everything Together to Create Alignment
  • Chapter 7: Leader's Question Guide


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