The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level

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A new style of leader is emerging from theworld’s most successful organizations. Thesedynamic men and women are driven by possibilitiesand absolutely committed to mutualvalues. Excited, creative, and alert, they arethe new change makers.

Imagine: an army of these outstanding leadersrunning your organization.

The Organizational Champion is a pricelesstool for enacting positive change through theuse of an innovative new leadership model.

Mike Thompson created the OrganizationalChampion philosophy to help such clients asWal-Mart, P&G, Dillard’s, Tyson, VF Corporation,and J.B. Hunt enact positive changein their respective industries. Thompson nowputs his proven leadership method to paperfor the first time.

The Organizational Champion will help youdevelop the personal foundations of solid, innovativeleadership—from cognizance andself-awareness to trustworthiness and theability to inspire. Grounding your leadershipin these firm principles will fully prepareyou to face the unprecedented challenges oftoday’s business landscape. As an organizationalchampion, you will:

  • Build global brand trust
  • Establish an industry edge
  • Execute transformational change
  • Inspire high-performance teams
  • Drive organizational growth and value

The result of hundreds of interviews withCEOs and executives, thousands of surveys,and untold hours of painstaking research,Thompson’s leadership method will steeryour organization well into the twenty-firstcentury, where profits and growth await.

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The New Leadership Model for21st Century Challenges

The Organizational Champion presents a hands-on process that will break you loosefrom the limitations of outdated leadership models. By applying the wisdom andinsight of organizational development expert Mike Thompson, you will ignite newenergy and dynamism into your organization.

Engaging and informative, the book examines the hallmarks of those leaders bestequipped to handle the new, complex, and volatile global economy. These organizationalchampions lead their organizations to greatness by:

  • Imagining all possibilities
  • Enrolling others in complex change efforts
  • Radiating personal energy
  • Inspiring company culture

Building trust through mutually beneficial initiativesThe Organizational Champion leads you through the process of becoming an exciting,motivating leader—and injecting the same traits into your entire managementstaff. The result will be an agile, effective organization guaranteed to give your companythe edge in your industry.

About the Author:

Mike Thompson is the founder of SVI, aprovider of innovative and highly effectiveleadership solutions to many of the world’smost admired companies, and is a key consultantfor Wal-Mart’s culture and leadershipinitiatives. He is often a featured professor forJohn Brown University’s graduate courses inleadership and ethics. Previously, Thompsonfounded ThompsonMurray, an advertisingfirm that grew from a two-person start-up toa multi-million-dollar company serving clientssuch as P&G, Energizer, Michelin, andCoca-Cola.

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