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The responsibility virus : stop taking charge or taking orders and start making critical decisions

Author: Roger L Martin
Publisher: London : Prentice Hall/Financial Times, cop. 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why is it that so many important decisions get left to so few managers? Why can't more people in your business take responsibility? This is a diagnosis of the "responsibility virus" that infects  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Martin
ISBN: 0273663437 9780273663430
OCLC Number: 716522694
Description: XI, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Table of Contents Introduction - Do We Need Another Hero?...p. 3 Section One: Dynamics of the Responsibility Virus Chapter One - Understanding the Responsibility Virus...p. 12 Chapter Two - Role of the Fear of Failure...p. 24 Chapter Three - Static and Dynamic Conservation of Responsibility...p. 34 Section Two: Costs of the Responsibility Virus Chapter Four - The Death of Collaboration...p. 45 Chapter Five - The Development of Mistrust and Misunderstanding...p. 55 Chapter Six - Atrophy of Choice-Making Skills...p. 66 Section Three: Tools for Inoculating Against the Virus Chapter Seven - The Choice Structuring Process...p. 77 Chapter Eight - The Frame Experiment...p. 95 Chapter Nine - The Responsibility Ladder...p.108 Chapter Ten - The Redefinition of Leadership and Followership...p.120 Section Four: Fighting the Responsibility Virus Chapter Eleven - Mired in Under-Responsibility ...p. 134 Chapter Twelve - Trapped in Over-Responsibility ...p. 144 Chapter Thirteen - The Challenge Facing Professionals...p. 155 Chapter Fourteen - The Challenge for Boards of Directors ...p. 166 Chapter Fifteen - Fighting the Virus in Everyday Life...p. 180 Conclusion - Recognizing and Fighting the Responsibility Virus...p. 193 Notes...p. 202
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