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From the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Team of Teams, a practical guide for leaders looking to make their organizations flatter and more interconnected.
Too often, companies end up with teams stuck in their own silos, pursuing goals and metrics in isolation. Their traditional autocratic structures create stability, scalability, and predictability but in a world that demands constant adaptation, this traditional model fails.
In Team of Teams, retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal and former Navy SEAL Chris Fussell made the case for a new organizational model combining the agility, adaptability, and cohesion of a small team with the power and resources of a giant organization. Now, in One Mission, Fussell channels all his experiences, both military and corporate, into powerful strategies for unifying isolated and distrustful teams.
This practical guide will help leaders in any field implement the Team of Teams approach to tear down their silos, improve collaboration, and avoid turf wars. By committing to one higher mission, organizations develop an overall capability that far exceeds the sum of their parts.
From Silicon Valley software giant Intuit to a government agency on the plains of Oklahoma, organizations have used Fussell’s methods to unite their people around a single compelling vision, resulting in superior performance. One Mission will help you follow their example to a more agile and resilient future.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)|
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.
Table of Contents
Foreword General Stanley McChrystal ix
Chapter 1 One Mission 9
Chapter 2 The Hybrid Model 25
Chapter 3 An Aligning Narrative 47
Case Study: Intuit 62
Chapter 4 Interconnection 76
Case Study: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (Omes) 109
Chapter 5 Operating Rhythm 126
Case Study: Under Armour 147
Chapter 6 Decision Space 162
Case Study: Medstar 186
Chapter 7 Liaisons 197
Case Study: Eastdil Secured 221
Appendix: Chief of Staff 251
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I LOVED this book. I read the first book, Team of Teams, and have been working on ways to implement within my team and this book is the perfect guide. It has a ton of practical ideas, great stories, and useful examples. I just ordered a copy for everyone on my team so we can start implementing the ideas! If you are looking to take your leadership to the next level, I highly encourage you to get a copy for yourself and your team.