Leading Business in Dynamic Changes: From Personal to Corporate Leadership


Harry Sutanto
Nopriadi Saputra


This book is a collaboration as well as a vehicle to perpetuate the friendship between two writers, Dr. Nopriadi Saputra and Dr. Harry Sutanto. Both authors are scholarly practitioners, practitioners as well as academician. Both are faculty member in BINUS Business School at Bina Nusantara University. Both are also management practitioners, especially in the realm of Strategic Human Resource Management. Dr. Nopriadi Saputra has more than 25 years of experience in developing leadership talent at Telkom Indonesia and the Sinarmas Group, while Dr Harry Sutanto has experience in organizational transformation and developing corporate culture in BUMD/BUMN companies as well as national private companies. This book consists of six main sections. The Epilogue is a section that describes the challenges facing today’s business organizations and how important leadership development is in business organizations. The first part of this book discusses the development of leadership concepts or school of leadership from the first generation to the current fifth generation. The second part discusses leadership development as a system that has inputs, processes, and outputs. The third part discusses self-leadership development which is based on three main things, namely the development of positivity, time management, and the development of learning dexterity with digital technology (learning dexterity). Then this book discusses the development of work team leadership. The discussion is based on the synergy and the roles needed in an effective work team. The fifth section discusses business unit leadership development. In this section the discussion focuses on business strategy and strategic leadership in business organizations. After that, followed by the sixth section which reviews the development of corporate leadership. Three things were discussed, namely the existence of a corporation, the central role of top management, and the ability to act beyond structure. At the end, the book closes with an epilogue that summarizes and binds all the discussions in a final conclusion. It is hoped that this book can inspire and contribute ideas to leadership development in business organizations in Indonesia in particular. The author also plans to develop this book in an English edition so that it can be enjoyed by many people globally.

Author Biographies

Harry Sutanto, Penulis

Harry Sutanto currently serves as a lecturer specifically in management at the Binus University Undergraduate Program, Jakarta, Indonesia, and a lecturer in business ethics at the Master of Management Program as well as a lecturer in microfinance management at the Integrated Microfinance Management Program, both at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Padjadjaran University, Bandung. Harry Sutanto completed his undergraduate program in agriculture from Padjadjaran University, Bandung, in 1983; master’s program in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States in 1996 (as a participant in the master’s program from the state-owned bank where the employee works), and the best graduate from the Doctoral Program in management science from Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia. Besides being active in conducting various researches, especially in the field of management, by participating in various conferences at home and abroad, he also wrote books on management and strategy; Harry Sutanto provides many teachings and training in other fields such as change management. corporate culture, corporate governance, leadership, human resource management etc. In addition, he is also active in carrying out consulting services, especially in the field of change management and corporate transformation, human resource development, leadership as well as the formation and acceleration of the implementation of corporate culture, both to companies and government institutions. Also involved in the Farmer-Ministry of Agriculture Corporation Program, to improve efficiency and agricultural support capacity for food self-sufficiency. All of his activities are based on various experiences in various cross- scientific and business aspects, especially for 2.5 years in oil palm plantations, 28 years in banking, Director of Finance and Marketing of BUMN Paper, Commissioner in property building maintenance and President Commissioner of a security printing company. He can be contacted via email: harrysutanto2605@gmail.com or phone 0816-111-8367.

Nopriadi Saputra, Penulis

Master Trainer | Lecturer | Researcher. More than 25 years of experience in handling the development of leadership talent and corporate culture in various state-owned, private-national, and multi-national companies. Faculty member at Binus Business School. Doctorate in management, involved in various collaborative research with lecturers from various universities in Indonesia. His publications and writings can be viewed at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nopriadi-Saputra. NIDN: 0306117304; Sinta ID: 6681922; Google Scholar ID: iWZikZ4AAAAJ; Scopus ID: 57204048565; ResearcherID: E-4344-2019; and ORCID ID: 0000-002-0830-1903. He can be contacted via email: nopriadisaputra@gmail.com or phone: 081283961213..


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