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    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

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    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

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    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

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Suited Monk® Leadership

As the world economy shifts from being knowledge driven to being powered by “Big Data”, the behaviours and characteristics that make for a successful leader are also changing. In today’s volatile, complex, uncertain and ambiguous (VUCA) world, how can you be a more authentic leader who inspires others with vision, values and purpose?

In Suited Monk® Leadership: Leading with Wisdom and Purpose in a Complex and Uncertain World Visiting Professor of Management Practice Mike J. Thompson and his co-author Raf Adams share practical research insights and case stories to illustrate solutions to some of today’s most complex leadership challenges. The authors explain how to close the gap that exists between the real “you” (the Monk) and your social identity (the Suit) so that you can build a profitable business that supports both social good and your own wellbeing. 

“We’re putting forward a model that has been tested in a number of large companies in China on how managers can navigate the challenges of their working environment,” explains Professor Thompson. “We show how you can balance logical thinking with perspectives and insights from your intuition when making decisions, how you can trust the Flow in your own life and how you can mobilise teams with a ‘world-aware’ purpose. Suited Monk® Leadership will help you to move towards the work that you were born to do and to inspire those you lead with a higher ambition for their own life journey.”

Co-authored: 
Mike J. Thompson
Position: 
Visiting Professor of Management Practice