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    Changing on the Job Developing Leaders for a Complex World by Jennifer Garvey Berger

    by  • April 13, 2017 • Book Review, Evolutionary, Leadership, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Book Review in the Harvard Educational Review Developing professionals, especially leaders, who can understand and effectively navigate the complexities of twenty-first-century organizational life—a central aim of many adult educators, school administrators, professional coachevars, and organizational consultants—is a daunting and critical task. In her book Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World,...

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    A Better-Informed Cynicism

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Book Review • 0 Comments

    A review by Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan of The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office,  by Marvin Weisbord Twelve, 2013 In ancient China, a business experienced a 20 percent jump in sales, and the abacus man could not keep up. So the business owner consulted the village sage, who advised him to...

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    Book Review: ‘Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent’ by E.J. Dionne Jr.

    by  • October 15, 2012 • Book Review • 0 Comments

    By Jeff Greenfield, Published: June 1 in the Washington Post. If you want a perfect embodiment of the political divide that E.J. Dionne Jr. describes and laments in his new book, “Our Divided Political Heart,” there’s no better place to look than the credentials of E.J. Dionne Jr.: columnist for The Washington Post; senior fellow...

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    Book Review: The Heretic’s Guide to Best Practices

    by  • October 5, 2012 • Book Review • 2 Comments

    By Mike Ferrara (@mikecferrara)   Jun 13, 2012  http://www.cmswire.com/cms/social-business/book-review-the-heretics-guide-to-best-practices-016038.php Have you ever wondered why projects continue to fail miserably even when you throw plenty of PM hours towards them to prevent that from happening? How about design meetings that never get anywhere, because logical conversation is stifled? This is something that I deal with...

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    Book Review: THE RIGHTEOUS MIND Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

    by  • June 30, 2012 • Book Review • 0 Comments

    ( Cecile’s Note: the following book review is an interesting one in its reflection of evolutionary development.) You’re smart. You’re liberal. You’re well informed. You think conservatives are narrow-minded. You can’t understand why working-class Americans vote Republican. You figure they’re being duped. You’re wrong. THE RIGHTEOUS MIND Why Good People Are Divided by Politics...

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