From the knowledge centre: Useful resources on Vision

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 16:47


Kouzes, J, Posner, B, & Bunting, M 2015, 'Vision is not an Annual Speech', New Zealand Management, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 20-21.

Ibarra, H, & Obodaru, O 2009, 'Women and the Vision Thing', Harvard Business Review, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 62-70.

Carton, AM, Murphy, C, & Clark, JR 2015, 'A (Blurry) Vision of the Future: How Leader Rhetoric About Ultimate Goals Influences Performance', Academy of Management Journal, vol. 1015, no. 1, pp. 10-36.

Hsieh, T, & Yik, S 2005, 'Leadership as the starting point of strategy', McKinsey Quarterly, no. 1, pp. 67-73.

'The Four Faces of Leadership and the Importance of the Vision Thing. Three keys to communicate vision', 2015, Health Care Registration: The Newsletter for Health Care Registration Professionals, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 3-5.

Huyer, D 2014, 'Leading Change through Vision', Leadership Excellence Essentials, vol. 31, no. 6, p. 19.



Walz, J 2014, SPeak Performance : Using the Power of Metaphors to Communicate Vision, Motivate People, and Lead Your Organization to Success, Business Expert Press, New York, New York.

D'Angelo, G 2012, Vision : Your Pathway to Victory: Sharing a Direction to a Better Future, Morgan James Publishing, New York.

Straw, J 2013, The Work of Leaders : How Vision, Alignment, and Execution Will Change the Way You Lead, Pfeiffer, San Francisco.

Helgesen, S, & Johnson, J 2010, The Female Vision : Women's Real Power at Work, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco.

Landsberg, M 2011, The Tools of Leadership : Vision, Inspiration, Momentum, Profile Books Ltd, London.


Books in Print

Charan, R 2015, The attacker's advantage : turning uncertainty into breakthrough opportunities (Audio CD), Highbridge Audio.

Olson, AK, Simerson, BK 2015, Leading with strategic thinking : four ways effective leaders gain insight, drive change, and get results, Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Sibbert, D 2013, Visual leaders : New tools for visioning, management, & organization change, Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Flanagan, N, Finger, J 2013, Creating strategic vision, Woodslane Press, Warriewood, NSW.

Perlman, AL 2006, Perfect phrases for executive presentations : hundreds of ready-to-use phrases to use to communicate your strategy and vision when the stakes are high, McGraw-Hill, NY.

Day, GS, Schoemaker, PJ 2006, Peripheral vision : seven steps to seeing business opportunities sooner, Harvard Business School, Boston, Mass.