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One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams Hardcover – June 13, 2017
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“One Mission sets out the most exciting prospect for re-engineering a twenty-first-century company. For me, this was not a book for bedside reading. I read it upright, taking notes, inspired with thoughts for my own enterprise. Assuming I have the discipline to follow through, these few hours of reading will prove the highest ROI on mytime in a dozen years.”
—DAVID G. BRADLEY, chairman of Atlantic Media
“One Mission is required reading for anyone leading people. Fussell’s vivid account of how a team of teams model turned the tide on the battlefield is both inspiring and instructional in helping leaders to navigate the transition from twentieth-century bureaucracy to twenty-first-century complexity.”
—DOUG MCMILLON, president and CEO of Walmart
“Leaders from all sectors will recognize themselves and their organizations in the pages of One Mission. Fussell is an engaging writer, weaving together stories of his military past with tales of the many businesses that he was worked with. The result is a valuable, practical manual of how to make the necessary changes to become a Team of Teams.”
—ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER, president and CEO of New America, author of The Chessboard and the Web
“Chris Fussell is one of the most dynamic thinkers of our day. His ideas and his perspectives have challenged many of my own assumptions and pushed me to think bigger. I’m smarter because of Chris Fussell. Read this book!”
—SIMON SINEK, optimist and author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last
“Whether you are the CEO of a company, the head of a government agency, or the leader of a nonprofit, this book should be the next one you read.”
—MICHÈLE FLOURNOY, CEO of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and former under secretary of defense for policy
“Businesses that operate using the old command-and-control model struggle to navigate the complex problems of the twenty-first century. With One Mission, organizations have the vocabulary and toolset they need to switch to a Team of Teams model and excel in the information age.”
—DHIRAJ RAJARAM, founder and chairman of Mu Sigma Inc.
About the Author
Chris Fussell is a Partner at the McChrystal Group Leadership Institute and coauthor of the Team of Teams, a New York Times bestseller and the first book in the Team of Teams series. He was commissioned as a Naval Officer in 1997 and spent the next 15 years on U.S. Navy SEAL Teams around the globe. He then served as Aide-de-Camp to Lieutenant General Stanley McChrystal during McChrystal’s final year commanding a Joint Special Operations Task Force fighting Al Qaeda around the globe.
Since leaving active duty in 2012, Fussell has also served as a Senior Fellow for National Security at New America, sits on the Board of Directors for the Navy SEAL Foundation, is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and teaches at Yale University’s Jackson Institute. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his family.
C.W. ("Charlie") Goodyear is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied economics, speechwriting, and Mandarin. He is from New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Carefully crafted, One Mission, is designed to provide practical approaches to achieving changing bureaucratic institutions into agile, adaptable, networked organizations- easily recognized advantages that can seem impossible to pull off, particularly if change management fatigue exists. Then, interspersed case studies illustrate how these concrete approaches have been realized across a variety of organizations in different sectors: tech business (Intuit), state agencies, healthcare systems, and athletic clothing business (Under Armour) among others. Qualitative analysis by participants within the organizations and quantitative metrics- demonstrate both permeation and impact of the changes realized.
Chris's background in military special operations and the unique, hard won, lessons on organizational management and leadership he gleaned during his career, especially, during his time working with General Stanley McChrystal during the Iraq war, lend particular poignancy to the case he makes, lessons he gives, and tools he provides. This book is a continuation of Chris's service to our nation, as what he offers strengthens American companies and government, giving those that utilize this resource and build a team of teams an advantage on a stage constantly increasing in complexity.