Readings

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Amazon logo Ancona, Deborah, and Henrik Bresman. X-teams: How to Build Teams That Lead, Innovate and Succeed. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781591396925.

Amazon logo Whetten, David, and Kim Cameron. Developing Management Skills. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN: 9780131747425.

All readings are from Ancona unless noted otherwise.


SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 X-teams
2 The distributed leadership model and the leadership program Chapter 1
3 Ideas fair Chapters 2-4
4 Setting up for exploration Chapters 5-6
5 Influence skills for exploration Whetten and Cameron. "Transforming Power into Influence." In Building a Strong Power Base and Using Influence Wisely, pp. 270-277. (Be sure to read this section carefully.)
6 Preparation for interim reports
7 Interim presentations
8 Exploitation Chapters 8-9
9 Outside speaker: Joan Wood, Senior Vice President, Leadership and Organization Development, Genzyme Corporation Chapters 8-9
10 Moving into exportation
11 Final presentations