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Author Kahane, Adam, author.

Title Collaborating with the enemy : how to work with people you don't agree with or like or trust / Adam Kahane ; drawings by Jeff Barnum.

Publication Info. 2017
Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2017]


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 131 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file rda
Note Print version record.
"A Reos Partners Publication."
"A BK Business book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; INTRODUCTION: How to Work with People You Don't Agree with or Like or Trust; 1: COLLABORATION IS BECOMING MORE NECESSARY AND MORE DIFFICULT; "I could never work with those people!"; The enemyfying syndrome; The central challenge of collaboration; 2: COLLABORATION IS NOT THE ONLY OPTION; The way forward is unclear; "The miraculous option is that we work things through together"; There are three alternatives to collaboration; Collaboration must be a choice.
3: CONVENTIONAL, CONSTRICTED COLLABORATION IS BECOMING OBSOLETEConstriction prevents movement; Change management assumes control; "There is only one right answer"; The limitations of conventional collaboration; 4: UNCONVENTIONAL, STRETCH COLLABORATION IS BECOMING ESSENTIAL; Stretching creates flexibility and discomfort; How to end a civil war; Stretch collaboration abandons the illusion of control; 5: THE FIRST STRETCH IS TO EMBRACE CONFLICT AND CONNECTION; Dialogue is not enough; There is more than one whole; Every holon has two drives; Alternate power and love.
6: THE SECOND STRETCH IS TO EXPERIMENT A WAY FORWARDWe cannot control the future, but we can influence it; We are crossing the river by feeling for stones; Creativity requires negative capability; Listen for possibility rather than for certainty; 7: THE THIRD STRETCH IS TO STEP INTO THE GAME; "They need to change!"; If you're not part of the problem, you can't be part of the solution; Be a pig rather than a chicken; CONCLUSION: How to Learn to Stretch; Notes; Acknowledgements; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; About the Author; About Reos Partners.
Summary Teaching us how to work with people whom we might not like or trust, this timely book outlines the five misunderstandings that keep people from effectively collaborating with those people and shows readers how they can successfully engage with positive results instead. -- Edited summary from book.
Subject Communication in management.
Management -- Social aspects.
Conflict management.
Communication in management. (OCoLC)fst00870174
Conflict management. (OCoLC)fst00874778
Management -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01007228
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Barnum, Jeff, illustrator.
Other Form: Print version: Kahane, Adam. Collaborating with the enemy. First Edition. Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2017] 9781626568228 (DLC) 2016059030 (OCoLC)985602773
ISBN 9781626568242 (electronic bk.)
1626568243 (electronic bk.)
9781626568235 (electronic bk.)
1626568235 (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT11813009
Standard No. GBVCP 1004861729

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