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Progress makers : beyond the desire to lead

Author: Phillip G Clampitt; Robert J Dekoch
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip G Clampitt; Robert J Dekoch
ISBN: 9781412974684 1412974682 1412974690 9781412974691
OCLC Number: 636915128
Description: pages cm
Contents: SECTION ONE1. Introduction Our Purpose Our Approach2. Exploring Attributes of Explorers Exploring and Progress Making Concluding Thoughts3. Refining Attributes of Refiners Refining and Progress making Concluding Thoughts4. Platforms How Platforms Emerge Features of Platforms Concluding Thoughts5. Progress Defining Progress Implications of the Progress Definition Concluding Thoughts Progress Maker Profile: Oscar Boldt and The Boldt Company6. The Progress Model How the Progress Model Works So What? Concluding Thoughts7. How Explorers and Refiners Make Progress The Explorers Mode of Making Progress The Refiners Mode of Making Progress The Challenges Faced by Explorers and Refiners Concluding Thoughts8. Progress Makers The Central Conundrum The Progress Maker's Response Making the Right Choices Progress Maker Profile: Ron Reed and the Discovery ChannelSECTION TWO9. Envision the Future with Calculated Boldness Defining the Concept What Inhibits Calculated Boldness What to Do? Concluding Thoughts Progress Maker Profile: Brigadier General H.R. McMaster10. Cultivate a Focused Flexibility Mindset A Deeper Look at Focus and Flexibility Why is Focused Flexibility so Difficult? What to Do? Concluding Thoughts11. Enlarge the Circle of Engagement The Concept Why Don't We Enlarge the Circle? How do You Enlarge the Circle of Engagement? Concluding Thoughts Progress Maker Profile: Vicki Wilson and Door County Coffee & Tea12. Foster the Growth of Investment-Worthy Employees Defining the Concept Barriers What to Do? Concluding Thoughts13. Seek, Nurture and Evaluate Actionable Ideas Defining the Concept Phases to Generate Actionable Ideas Barriers What to Do? Concluding Thoughts Progress Maker Profile: Laura Hollingsworth and The Des Moines Register & Gannett14. Select, Detect, and Correct the Proper Errors Background Error Management Framework The Counter Forces What to Do? Concluding Thoughts15. Practice Receiver-Centric, Strategy-Based, Feedback-Driven Communication Defining the Concept Barriers What to Do? Concluding Thoughts16. ConclusionAppendix 1: Progress MakersAppendix 2: UMM and the Origins of Focused FlexibilityIndexAbout the Authors
Responsibility: Phillip G. Clampitt, Robert J. DeKoch.


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