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A fundamental shift is indeed taking place all around us: more and more, today's businesses find that, rather than asking or forcing individuals to step into line with the organization's needs, they must adapt and transform themselves to attract the right people, keep them, and inspire them to do their best work, according to Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones in this book.

Their primary objective is to prepare as many executives as possible to help their organization to become or remain "authentic." More specifically, "In our research we found three characteristics that seem to consistently differentiate what we regard as authentic organizations: they possess a sense of identify; they obsessively live their values; and their leaders model the company's values." Over the years, it has been my pleasure as well as privilege to work closely with the leaders of several such organizations and I can personally attest to the authenticity of those three characteristics.


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