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Creating great choices a leader's guide to integrative thinking

Author: Jennifer Riel; Roger L Martin
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Business Review Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preface: The opposable mind --Part I. Integrative thinking 2.0 -- How we choose -- A new way to think -- Part II. A methodology -- Articulating opposing models -- Examining the models -- Generating possibilities -- Assessing the prototypes -- A way of being in the world
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Riel; Roger L Martin
ISBN: 9781633692961 1633692965 9781633692978 1633692973
OCLC Number: 993438212
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV88541117X
Notes: Includes bibliographical references
Description: xvii, 242 Seiten Illustrationen
Responsibility: Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin

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A practical four-step methodology for any leader or manager facing a tough choice, and for creating integrative solutions to big, complex and pressing problems.  Read more...

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A 2017 Best Business Book -- The Globe & MailAdvance Praise for Creating Great Choices Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author, The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers; staff writer, The New Read more...

 
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