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Anat Lechner
Anat Lechner
Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business
Complexity Made Uncomplicated
Complexity Made Uncomplicated
In today's business world, agility and adaptability have become skills that are rising in value. More senior mangement trained to employ strategic planning and probabilities has long found it difficult to learn how to manage under stressful, volatile circumstances. Replacing business planning with agility has become a top priority for business leaders who need to revamp their leadership style to start acting with a strong sense of self and versatility--but changes like this often end up failing, even if they are crucial. How can this kind of adaptation and transition happen successfully? Can we replace planning with agility? In this talk, Professor Lechner will explain how we can make leadership better in the midst of instability and uncertainty.
Flûte East
303 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022, USA
Bio
Anat Lechner teaches, conducts research, and consults in the field of organizational design and change. She focuses upon vision, innovation, and new forms of collaboration. She is a former Research Fellow at McKinsey, an entrepreneur, and the founder of a boutique management-consulting firm whose client list includes global companies in the financial services, pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, food, design, high-tech and retail industries. Professor Lechner serves on several boards and is also a judge on the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year competition. She has been mentioned in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, NYTimes, Bloomberg Businessweek, and a variety of professional magazines around the world.