A radical new management model for twenty-first centuryleaders Organizations today face a crisis. The crisis is of longstanding and its signs are widespread. Most proposals for improvingmanagement address one element of the crisis at the expense of theothers. The principles described by award-winning author StephenDenning simultaneously inspire high productivity, continuousinnovation, deep job satisfaction and client delight. Denning putsforward a fundamentally different approach to management, withseven inter-locking principles of continuous innovation: focusingthe entire organization on delighting clients; working inself-organizing teams; operating in client-driven iterations;delivering value to clients with each iteration; fostering radicaltransparency; nurturing continuous self-improvement andcommunicating interactively. In sum, the principles comprise a newmental model of management. * Author outlines the basic seven principles of continuousinnovation * The book describes more than seventy supporting practices * Denning offers a rethinking of management from firstprinciples This book is written by the author of The Secret Language ofLeadership--a Financial Times Selection in BestBooks of 2007.