New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
As commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General Stanley McChrystal discarded a century of management wisdom and pivoted from a pursuit of mechanical efficiency to organic adaptability. In this book, he shows how any organization can make the same transition to act like a team of teams – where small groups combine the freedom to experiment with a relentless drive to share their experience. Drawing on a wealth of evidence from his military career and sources as diverse as hospital emergency rooms and NASA’s space program, McChrystal frames the existential challenge facing today’s organizations, and presents a compelling, effective solution.
About the Authors
Stanley McChrystal’s last Army assignment was commanding all U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan. He had previously served as director of the Joint Staff and as commander of the Joint Special Operations Command. The author of My Share of the Task, he is currently a senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and cofounder of the McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm.
Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell are his colleagues at the McChrystal Group.