Last updated on 2017-10-28
About the Book
Do you equate leadership with management? Do you wonder how to find your leadership style? We need leaders at all levels, in all teams, everywhere in all organizations. You can exercise your leadership skills, once you know how to lead. Read these essays and chapters, and then you can start practicing your problem solving leadership.
This is the readings book we provide to the Problem Solving Leadership workshop participants.
Part 1: Leadership Styles
- Managing In Mayberry
- Do We Have to Choose Between Management and Leadership?
- Beyond Blaming: Congruence in Large System Development Projects
Part 2: Designing Interventions for Change
- Change, Transitions, and Messes
- Change is Inevitable
- The Satir Change Model: Interventions
- Learning by Design: Constructing Experiential Learning Programs
- Climbing Out of Technical Debt
- Seven Lessons from a Top Down Change
Part 3: Observing Yourself and Others
- This Title May Change at Any Time! (How Do You Feel About That?)
- Beyond Belief
- Seeing the Other Person’s Big Picture
- Seeing Your Own Big Picture
Part 4: Appreciating Individual Differences
- The Identified Patient Pattern
- Approaching a Conflict in Style
Part 5: Building Relationships
- The Secret Ingredients of High Morale
- Peer-to-Peer Feedback
- Why Not Ask Why?
- How2 Create a Buddy (Informal Mentoring) Program
- Getting Some Good Out Of Bad Interviewing
Part 6: Group Work
- Four Different Ways of Participating
- Choosing Facilitation
- How to Improve Meetings When You’re Not in Charge
- Understanding and Creating Safety
- Collaboration: It’s more than facilitated meetings
Part 7: Problem Solving
- Always Be Second
- What’s on Your Not-To-Do List?
- Staying Sharp
- The Exception is the Rule
- Shifting the Burden – Whose Monkey is it?
- Solving Other People’s Problems
Bibliography: Problem Solving Leadership
- More From Esther Derby
- More From Don Gray
- More From Johanna Rothman
- More from Gerald M. Weinberg
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