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Geeks and Geezers

by Warren G. Bennis

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Published by Harvard Business School Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Management & management techniques,
  • Social history,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Leadership,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Executives,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Biography,
  • Businesspeople,
  • Executive ability

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8754191M
    ISBN 101578515823
    ISBN 109781578515820

    Download file to see previous pages In Geek and Geezers, the authors Bennis and Thomas compare the leadership strategies of those leaders who grew up during World War 11 with those who were born in the modern age of computer technology. These two groups were named as “Geeks and Geezers.” The Geezers belong to the age of above seventy, whereas, the Geeks were under 35 years of age. Book Excerpt: Geeks & Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders. By Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas. CIO | the geeks and the geezers, brought to their crucibles?or.

      Host Liane Hansen speaks with Robert J. Thomas, co-author with Warren G. Bennis of Geeks & Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders (HBS Press; ISBN 1 . Ira, the author of the new book Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization: How to Manage the Unprecedented Convergence of the Wired, the Tired, and Technology in the Workplace, is a business columnist, business blogger, public speaker, and consultant on generational crowding, workforce trends, skilled worker gaps, and best practices in hiring and.

      The book is billed as the first cross-generational study of leaders. The authors use their interviews with 43 leaders (25 geezers, mostly age 70 and over, and 18 geeks. about geeks and geezers from very different starting points. Coauthoring a book isn’t quite like synchronized swimming. It’s more like gaining perspective and depth through incongruity. Through writing and arguing in what seemed like endless and percussive to-and .


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"Geeks and Geezers is both Warren Bennis's most important and his most enjoyable book." -Peter F. Drucker, Professor of Social Science and Management, Claremont Graduate University "An inspired idea, a tantalizing title, an essential book." -Howard Gardner, coauthor Cited by:   In a groundbreaking study of these two disparate groups - affectionately labeled "geeks" and "geezers" - leadership experts Warren G.

Bennis and Robert J. Thomas set out to find how era and values shape those who lead/5. "Geeks and Geezers" is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership-but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives/5(24). Geeks and Geezers is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership-but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives.

It presents for the first time a compelling new model that predicts who is likely to become-and remain-a leader, and why. In a groundbreaking study of these two disparate groups-affectionately labeled "geeks" and "geezers"-legendary leadership expert Warren Bennis and leadership consultant Robert Thomas set out to find out how era and values shape those who lead.

What they discovered was something far /5(6). "Geeks and Geezers" is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership-but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives. It presents for the first time a compelling new model that predicts who is likely to become - and remain - a leader, and the heart of this model are what the authors call "crucibles" - utterly /5().

"Geeks and Geezers" is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership-but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives/5(8). "Geeks and Geezers" is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership-but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives/5(10).

The geeks valued "Balanced life" more than the geezers did. They were persistent in maintaining the balance. The following quote of a geek makes it clear: If I can't do it with balance, then I don't want to do it. Or I'm not buying into your model of success. What they discovered was something far more profound: the powerful process through which leaders of any era and Geezers is a book that will forever change how we view not just 3/5(1).

The Book Depository via United Kingdom: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press, United States, Language: English.

Brand new Book. Today's young leaders grew up in the glow of television and computers; the leaders of their grandparents' generation in the shadow of the Depression and World War II/5().

For their book, Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders, Robert Thomas and Warren Bennis interviewed almost 50 leaders,”geeks” — leaders between the ages of 21 and 35 — and “geezers”– men and women between the ages of 70 and GEEKS AND GEEZERS: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders Warren G.

Bennis, Author, Robert J. Thomas, Author, Robert J. Thomas, Joint Author. The book is a compilation of the experience of these geeks and geezers. Authors tried to find out answers to questions such as why some people are able to extract wisdom from experience, and why others are not.

The book makes informative reading with successful geeks sharing the secrets of their triumphs at tender age.

Free from the jargon that makes many leadership studies ponderous reading, Geeks and Geezers is written in an animated style peppered with literary allusions and homespun wisdom that allows the.

this e-mail interview and excerpt from their new book, Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders, they explain how that works. by Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas Leaders create meaning out of events and relationships that devastate nonleaders.

"Geeks and Geezers is an insightful and absorbing culling of wisdom from remarkable leaders whose ability to create meaning out of adversity is profoundly inspiring. Read this wonderful book for its useful lessons from those already at the top, but also to get to know the emerging heroes who are shaping our future and changing the very /5(17).

Employee Benefits Book Review: Geeks & Geezers Leadership guru Warren Bennis and strategic change expert Robert Thomas teamed up to write Geeks and Geezers, a book.

Bennis and Thomas have developed a new theory of what makes a leader, and this book supports it through personal interviews with forty three people: the geeks (not all of whom work in technology) are under the age of thirty-five, and the geezers, all over age seventy.

Geeks and Geezers is a book that will forever change how we view not just leadership--but the very way we learn and ultimately live our lives.

It presents for the first time a compelling new model that predicts who is likely to become--and remain--a leader, and why. See more book notes. BenGeek GEEKS & GEEZERS. How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders. Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas. Harvard Business School Press,pp.

ISBN Bennis is a well-known author and authority on leadership. According to the authors, the book presents a new paradigm that predicts who is likely to become leader.

The title refers to today’s young business .Buy Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values and Defining Moments Shape Leaders by Warren G Bennis, Robert J Thomas, Robert J Thomas online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at.

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