Wave Rider

Leadership for High Performance in a Self-Organizing World

Harrison Owen (Author)

Publication date: 10/01/2008

Wave Rider
What began forty years ago as a journey of exploration into the interplay between chaos, order, and the creative process culminates in this capstone work of Harrison Owen's pioneering career. From the creator of Open Space Technology (OST), Wave Rider shows how to apply the fundamental principles of OST to the day-to-day management and leadership of organizations. Owen lays out eight concrete steps for aligning ourselves with the driving power behind OST's immense success: the primal force of self-organization. We can't control it, but we can work with it—we can ride the wave.

• By the author of Open Space Technology (over 35,000 copies sold)

• Shows how to achieve extraordinary levels of innovation, insight, and productivity by applying the principles of Open Space Technology to day-to-day management

• Defines eight essential steps to leverage the principles of OST and includes real-world examples of these principles in action

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What began forty years ago as a journey of exploration into the interplay between chaos, order, and the creative process culminates in this capstone work of Harrison Owen's pioneering career. From the creator of Open Space Technology (OST), Wave Rider shows how to apply the fundamental principles of OST to the day-to-day management and leadership of organizations. Owen lays out eight concrete steps for aligning ourselves with the driving power behind OST's immense success: the primal force of self-organization. We can't control it, but we can work with it—we can ride the wave.

• By the author of Open Space Technology (over 35,000 copies sold)

• Shows how to achieve extraordinary levels of innovation, insight, and productivity by applying the principles of Open Space Technology to day-to-day management

• Defines eight essential steps to leverage the principles of OST and includes real-world examples of these principles in action

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