About the Author
Margaret Wheatley is president of The Berkana Institute and an internationally acclaimed speaker and writer. Wheatley's path-breaking book, Leadership and the New Science was first published in 1992. This book is credited with establishing a fundamentally new approach to how we think about organizations. It has been translated into many languages and won many awards, including "Best Management book of 1992" in Industry Week, Top Ten Business Books of the 1990s in CIO Magazine, and Top Ten Business Books of all time by Xerox Corporation. A new edition was published in 1999, significantly revised, updated and expanded. The video of Leadership and the New Science, produced by CRM films, has also won several film awards. The third edition of Leadership and the New Science, expanded with new chapters dealing with terrorism, technology, and other topics will be released in September 2006.