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Leadership, Growth, and the Future

  • Andrea Taylor
  • Felix Santiago
  • Josephine Hauer
  • Rilla Hynes
  • Bethany K. Mickahail
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Abstract

Taylor, Santiago, Hauer, Hynes, and Mickahail provide a much-needed discussion on ways innovative leaders are preparing for the future. Effective leadership styles, including relevant examples and self-reflective exercises, make up the discussion of building an innovative, diverse organizational culture. Possible future technology challenges and opportunities demonstrate the practice of flexibility and risk taking, with real-life examples of organizations coping with change. A short history of the Industrial Revolutions helps the reader to understand the effect of technology on society as well as businesses when looking toward the future. The discussion of the Fourth Revolution includes Artificial Intelligence, robotics, Machine Learning, and workforce disruption.

Keywords

Empowerment Future Team knowledge sharing Bias Unconscious bias Recruiting Google Industrial revolutions Industrial revolution 1 Industrial revolution 2 Industrial revolution 3 Fourth revolution Artificial intelligence (AI) Medical innovations Workforce disruption Ethics Ethical choices Technology Changing technology Edge-effect Ideation Case study Passion Motivation Perspective Digital connectivity Boundary SAP Microsoft Apple STEM STEAM Facebook Neural diversity Gender diversity Cross-generation AT&T Johnson and Johnson Right-fit individuals Robotics Gig economy Millennial 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Taylor
    • 1
  • Felix Santiago
    • 2
  • Josephine Hauer
    • 3
  • Rilla Hynes
    • 4
  • Bethany K. Mickahail
    • 5
  1. 1.Senior Analyst, Human Systems, Soldier Performance Optimization DirectorateUS Army Natick Soldier RDECNatickUSA
  2. 2.Consultant, Strategic Guard Consulting, LLCSan AntonioUSA
  3. 3.Fellow, Center for Health and Nursing Research & Advanced Dissertation Chair, School of Advanced Studies (SAS)University of PhoenixPhoenixUSA
  4. 4.Associate Faculty, University of PhoenixPhoenixUSA
  5. 5.Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts, Doctoral Faculty at the College of Management & TechnologyMinneapolisUSA

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