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Appreciative Leaders In the Eye of the Beholder

Marjorie Schiller

Published by The Taos Institute Publications
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Title: Appreciative Leaders In the Eye of the ...

Publisher: The Taos Institute Publications

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Paperback. 184 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.4in. x 0.6in.This 200-page volume presents a model of Appreciative Leadership based on twenty-eight interviews, fifteen of which are included in the book. This small but comprehensive sample reveals the outstanding characteristics of appreciative leaders and their predominant behavioral attributes. The ways appreciative leaders engage in their daily practices are outlined in detail. This is a landmark book, according to Jane Watkins, an originator of Appreciative Inquiry. It is an invaluable contribution to the literature that addresses the critically important question: What kinds of leaders will shape the radically different organizations called for by our constantly changing environment Appreciative Inquiry leader, David Cooperrider writes, Appreciative modes of management may be to our new self-organizing systems what deficit or problem-oriented methods have been to command-and -control bureaucracies. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780971231207

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Synopsis: This 200-page volume presents a model of Appreciative Leadership based on twenty-eight interviews, fifteen of which are included in the book. This small but comprehensive sample reveals the outstanding characteristics of appreciative leaders and their predominant behavioral attributes. The ways appreciative leaders engage in their daily practices are outlined in detail. "This is a landmark book, " according to Jane Watkins, an originator of Appreciative Inquiry. "It is an invaluable contribution to the literature that addresses the critically important question: What kinds of leaders will shape the radically different organizations called for by our constantly changing environment?" Appreciative Inquiry leader, David Cooperrider writes, "Appreciative modes of management may be to our new self-organizing systems what deficit or problem-oriented methods have been to command-and -control bureaucracies."

About the Author: Marjorie Schiller, Ph.D., is an organizational consultant, teacher, speaker, and writer with international experience. Marge is an associate of the Taos Institute. She lives in Hingham, Massachusetts and Hillsboro Beach, Florida.

Bea Mah Holland, Ed.D., was Pegasus Communications President, MIT Sloan School of Management Director of Leadership, Digital Equipment Leadership Program Manager, and other roles in education, healthcare, and government.

Deanna Riley, M.Ed., consultant to organizations, specializes in leader development and organizational analysis and planning.Deanna lives in Marshfield, Massachusetts, and has two grown children, Sean and Elizabeth.

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