Burton Nanus

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Burton B. "Burt" Nanus (born 1936, New York NY)[1] is an American academic, Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California, where he was a faculty member from 1969 to 1994.

Biography[edit]

Prior to joining the University of Southern California, he worked at Sperry Rand Corporation, the System Development Corporation, and his own consulting firm, Planning Technology, Incorporated.[4]

Academic work[edit]

Nanus is the author of several books:

  • (with Stephen M Dobbs) Leaders Who Make a Difference: Essential Strategies for Meeting the Nonprofit Challenge,San Francisco : Jossey-Bass 1999 [5]
  • Leading the Way to Organizational Renewal, Portland, Or. : Productivity Press, 1996
  • Visionary Leadership (J-B US non-Franchise Leadership), 1995
    • Translated into German as Visionäre Führung, into Spanish as Liderazgo visionario : forjando nuevas realidades con grandes ideas. and into Japanese as ビジョン・リーダー : 魅力ある未来像の創造と実現に向かって (Romanized JP: Bijon rīdā : Miryoku aru bijon no sōzo to jitsugen ni mukatte)
  • The Vision Retreat: a Facilitator's Guide, San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1995
  • Visionary Leadership: Creating a Compelling Sense of Direction for Your Organization,: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1992 According to WorldCat, the book is held in 1291 libraries [6]
    • Translated into Polish as Wizjonerskie przywództwo : jak stworzyć atrakcyjną wizję dla twojej organizacji?
  • The Leader's Edge: the Seven Keys to Leadership in a Turbulent World, Chicago : Contemporary Books, 1989
  • Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge, 1985, co-authored with Warren Bennis
    • Translated into French as Diriger
  • Developing strategies for the information society, 1982
  • The emerging network marketplace, 1981

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1940 U.S. Census Archive". Archives. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Newsmakers, May 2002 - The Stevens Alumniletter". Stevens Institute of Technology. 2002-03-18. Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  3. ^ WorldCat
  4. ^ "Success Audiobook HSB -The Neuropsychology of Leadership Main Page". Sybervision.com. Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  5. ^ Reviewed by Andrew Malekoff in Social work with groups. 24, no. 1, (2001): 93
  6. ^ WorldCat item record

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