Leading the Future: The Human Science of Law Firm Strategy and Leadership (2nd edition)
In the search for effective and innovative solutions to today’s mounting challenges, successful law leaders are turning to new and often startling findings from behavioural science. The revised and updated best-seller Leading the Future: The Human Science of Law Firm Strategy and Leadership provides expert advice and practical guidance on how to lead, manage, and market legal businesses in accordance with how human beings really work. Leading the Future outlines how leaders can harness the latest science to: improve decision making; understand client needs and build collaborative client relationships; encourage cross-selling and resolve conﬂicts; create high-performing teams; promote engagement and resilience; and build the right culture to drive innovation and change. Clearly presented practical tools and tips can be immediately implemented for outstanding results.
Award-winning thought leaders in the new ﬁeld of human science, Drs Bob Murray and Alicia Fortinberry bring deep experience in applying the latest science to business challenges. They support their insight and advice with illustrative case studies from a range of international and regional law ﬁrms. Due to the high demand and success of the first edition of Leading the future, Drs Murray and Fortinberry have updated and refreshed the book to reflect the changes in the business of law as well as the very latest science.
“This book will make you think… The authors draw upon both their technical knowledge and their practical experiences to provide helpful insights into things like implementing strategy; leading clever committed people; implementing change; and unlocking the conundrum of collaboration.”
MARK RIGOTTI, FORMER GLOBAL CEO AND PARTNER, HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS