Manage to Lead

From Classroom to Front-line: Use Manage to Lead to teach executives, staff, consultants, and students to change the world.


Help executives, staff, consultants, and students become effective leaders of strategic change using Manage to Lead, a workbook that serves as the core content for a class on Organization Analysis and Strategy at one of the top MS OD programs in the country.

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Manage to Lead: Seven Truths to Help You Change the World presents a framework to describe and assess any organization. It also provides a structured approach for leaders to plan and implement next steps in their organization as they strive for long-term growth and performance.

Educators at the Commonwealth College at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and at the American University MSOD program in Washington, DC asked him to organize what he has learned into a form that can be shared with students.

The result is Manage to Lead, a playbook for guiding organizations to develop their operations to synchronize with their strategy. Operations refers to how to PLAY the game. Strategy refers to how to WIN the game. In Manage to Lead, Peter shows how to turn strategy into operations and to simultaneously evolve strategy from operations using seven truths gleaned from 30+ years creating and growing organizations.

His insights have been honed while teaching at a number of universities, most recently at American University in Washington, D.C., where he serves as an adjunct professor teaching masters students about leadership and organization analysis and strategy.

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Below is a 50-minute overview of the seven truths presented at the University of Massachusetts where Peter DiGiammarino was honored to serve as Scholar in Residence in the Spring of 2012:

Intelligent Strategies. Successful Ventures.