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A Peacock in the Land of Penguins : a Fable about Creativity and Courage.

Author: BJ Gallagher; Warren Schmidt
Publisher: San Francisco, US : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"This is a book for everyone who wishes to contribute their unique gifts to the world."--Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate This brand new edition of a classic, international bestseller continues to bring keen insight to an important topic-workforce diversity. Written in a charming, engaging style, it is a contemporary corporate fable-a tale for our times. This special 20th anniversary edition includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gallagher, BJ.
A Peacock in the Land of Penguins : A Fable about Creativity and Courage.
San Francisco, US : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: BJ Gallagher; Warren Schmidt
ISBN: 9781626562448 162656244X 9781626562455 1626562458
OCLC Number: 896795149
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Part I: The Story: A Peacock in the Land of Penguins; Part II: From Parable to Practice: Tips and Tools for Feathered Friends; Are You a Peacock, or Other Type of Exotic Bird?; Do You Identify with Any of the Birds in This Story?; Strategies for Birds of a Different Feather; Positive Penguinship: What Peacocks Can Learn from Penguins; There's a Little Bit of Penguin in All of Us; Teaching Penguins to Fly; How You Can Tell If You Work in the Land of Penguins; Recognizing the "Quack": Common Phrases from Penguins; Who Cares About Diversity ... and Why? Diversity Includes EveryoneTips for Penguins Who Decide to Change; Tips for Enlightened Penguins Who Seek to Transform Their Organizations; Avoiding Penguin Paralysis; The Care and Feeding of Peacocks: A Guide for Penguins; The Story Behind the Story; Perry the Peacock's Legacy; Peacocks and Kids; Part III: Special Bonus Parable: The Penguins Ate Your Cheese!; Acknowledgments; About the Authors.

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"This is a book for everyone who wishes to contribute their unique gifts to the world."--Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate This brand new edition of a classic, international bestseller continues to bring keen insight to an important topic-workforce diversity. Written in a charming, engaging style, it is a contemporary corporate fable-a tale for our times. This special 20th anniversary edition includes many new tips, tools, and strategies for peacocks and penguins alike-as well as an entirely new bonus parable. Through the story of Perry the Peacock and his fine feathered friends, aut.

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