The Agile Leader
By Simon Hayward
Broken into three parts.
Firstly, defines an Agile leader - one who is connected and responds to opportunities in a digital age.
Secondly how this looks in business.
Lastly developing an agile organisation
Examples are provided including the change in transportation resulting from Uber, Airbnb,
Five characteristics of the Agile - Balance, Strength, Speed, Coordination, and Endurance.
Opinion - While the book has a researched basis, the key messages could be written simpler and on facts sheets, rather than a full book.
While the concepts are worth considering, the change required for someone to become an agile leader will not occur from reading this book.
Thank you to Netgalley for providing a review copy in return for an honest review. All opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.
Reviewed by Heath Henwood
Heath Henwood consults and speaks on Leadership, Strategic Planning and Management techniques. He has a Masters in Leadership, and is a Doctorial Candidate focusing on Leadership Development Strategies. He has extensive experience in private business and serves on several boards.