9780787902445

Deep Change : Discovering the Leader Within

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787902445

  • ISBN10:

    0787902446

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-08-14
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Summary

Don't let your company kill you! Open this book at your own risk. It contains ideas that may lead to a profound self-awakening. An introspective journey for those in the trenches of today's modern organizations, Deep Change is a survival manual for finding our own internal leadership power. By helping us learn new ways of thinking and behaving, it shows how we can transform ourselves from victims to powerful agents of change. And for anyone who yearns to be an internally driven leader, to motivate the people around them, and return to a satisfying work life, Deep Change holds the key.

Author Biography

ROBERT E. QUINN helps business and goverrnment leaders understand the paradoxes, competing demands, and contradictons of organizational life through his teaching, consulting, and his published works. He is professor of organizational behavior and human resource management at the Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and consults with hundreds of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, public agencies, and volunteer organizations.

Table of Contents

Preface.
DEEP CHANGE OR SLOW DEATH.
Walking Naked into the Land of Uncertainty.
Confronting the Deep Change or Slow Death Dilemma.
PERSONAL CHANGE.
The Fear of Change.
The Heroic Journey.
Finding Vitality.
Breaking the Logic of Task Pursuit.
A New Perspective.
Confronting the Integrity Gap.
Build the Bridge as You Walk on It.
CHANGING THE ORGANIZATION.
Denying the Need for Change.
Finding the Source of the Trouble.
When Success Is the Engine of Failure.
The Tyranny of Competence.
The Internally Driven Leader.
VISION, RISK, AND THE CREATION OF EXCELLENCE.
Overcoming Resistance.
From Manager to Leader.
Why Risk is Necessary.
The Transformational Cycle.
Excellence is a Form of Deviance.
Confronting the Undiscussable.
A Vision from Within.
The Power of One.
The Power of Many.

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