“Delivering world class infrastructure is essential for any country to be competitive and create jobs.”

February 11, 20151 minute read

— Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO, GE, writing about the new book, Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead. The author of Move, Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, will be featured in an “Up-Close Conversation” at the 2015 AWESOME Symposium on May 6-7.

Each participant in the May 6-7 Symposium will receive a signed copy of Move, in advance of its public release date of May 11.

According to Ann Drake, founder of AWESOME, “Rosabeth Moss Kanter is one of the leading experts on the critical problems caused by our nation’s failing infrastructure – how it affects our businesses and our global competitiveness. As supply chain leaders, we need to know about not only the problems, but also about the creative approaches being developed to solve them.”

In Move, Kanter cites examples all across the U.S. of innovative solutions that are tackling problems “on the roads and rails, and in our cities, skies, and the halls of Washington.”

She holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School and is Chair and Director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative. She is the best-selling author of Confidence, When Giants Learn to Dance, The Change Masters, Men and Women of the Corporation, and many other books.