Journey to the Emerald City
by Roger Connors and Tom Smith
Building on the success of their previous book, The Oz Principle, the authors explore the direct link between a company’s culture and the results it produces. Journey to the Emerald City details a clear road map for accelerating the move to a culture of accountability in which people focus on achieving the results critical to a company’s future.
Filled with success stories, Connors and Smith introduce a step-by-step model to help people at any level of the organization take action that will alter the culture’s belief system in order to produce the desired results.
Rather than presenting a formula for “one best way” to run an organization, the authors have provided a practical and powerful desktop guide for any organization or team leader who has a genuine interest in shifting his or her organizational culture in a “non-cookie-cutter” format.
(This book review was originally published in 1999 as one of the Top 10 Books – Edition 2.)