Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 02, 2013
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb) is proud to announce that fourteen of its authors have made the shortlist of nominees for the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Awards given to the biggest management thinkers in the world today by Thinkers50.
Nominated in the Best Book Award category is Reinventing Giants: How Chinese Global Competitor Haier Changed the Way Big Companies Transform, by Bill Fischer, Umberto Lago, and Fang Liu.
In the Leadership category Amy Edmondson, author of Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate and Compete in the Knowledge Economy, is nominated. Mike Myatt, author of the upcoming book Hacking Leadership (Wiley; December 2013) is recognized for his book Leadership Matters.
In the Innovation category Henry Chesbrough, author of Open Services Innovation; Matt Kingdon, author of The Science of Serendipity: How to Unlock the Promise of Innovation in Large Organizations; Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, authors of Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game changers and Challengers; and Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu and Simone Ahuja authors of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth are all nominees.
In the Global Solutions category Anil K Gupta & Haiyan Wang authors of Getting China and India Right and the forthcoming Tigers in Dragon Land.
And in the Breakthrough Idea Award authors of Jugaad Innovation, Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu and Simone Ahuja, are nominated once again.
Launched in 2001 as the first-ever global ranking of management thinkers the Thinkers50 list has been published every two years since. Thinkers50 has ten established criteria by which thinkers are evaluated: originality of ideas, practicality of ideas, presentation style, written communication, loyalty of followers, business sense, international outlook, rigor of research, impact of ideas, and ability to inspire. Past winners have included Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School (2011); CK Prahalad (2009 and 2007); Michael Porter (2005) and Peter Drucker (2001 and 2003). The Thinkers50 awards will be held on November 11, 2013 in London at which time the winners will be announced.
Wiley congratulates and wishes good luck to all our esteemed authors.
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