A New Way

A New Way Author Matthew Dowd
ISBN-10 1544500327
Year 2017-03
Pages
Language en
Publisher Anam Cara
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The United States is in a time of profound change and division. Americans are desperate for leaders with integrity to help them thrive during this troubling period, but their search has increasingly come up empty. They need leaders who can place country over political party, community over profit, and the Constitution over personal power. These people must balance old values with contradictory new ideas. They must be able to embrace paradox and be humble servant leaders. In A New Way, New York Times best-selling coauthor and strategist Matthew Dowd, inspired by turbulent times in his own life, shares his model for leadership. He also breaks down the eight paradoxes an innovative leader must embrace: Truth and Uncertainty Fear and Love Confidence and Humility Heart and Head Big Vision and Local Action Realism and Idealism Boundaries and Openness Delegation and Accountability A New Way offers a model for leadership when America needs it most. It allows us to maintain values from our past while looking to the future and working for a better tomorrow.

Applebee s America

Applebee s America Author Douglas B. Sosnik
ISBN-10 9780743287197
Year 2007-09-04
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Draws on new capabilities in polling, communications, and marketing to reveal how political, business, and religious groups can adapt to a fast-changing American society, explaining how the nation's leaders can earn public loyalty by supporting key values.

Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators

Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators Author Linda Roussel
ISBN-10 9781449614928
Year 2011-12-19
Pages 830
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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This completely revised, yet comprehensive text provides management concepts and theories, giving professional administrators and students in nursing theoretical and practical knowledge. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition provides a foundation for nurse managers and nurse executives as well as students with major management and administrative content including planning, organizing, leadership, directing, and evaluating. An additional chapter, titled "The Executive Summary", is included. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition combines traditional organizational management content with forward-thinking healthcare administration content. This comprehensive Nursing Administration text includes content on: *complex adaptive systems *evidence-based practices *academic and clinical partnerships *trends in nursing leadership *implications for education and practice *creating a culture of magnetism *information management and technology *risk management *legal issues *building a portfolio Key features of this book include unit openers, learning features and objectives, "Concepts," "Nurse Manager Behaviors," "Nurse Executive Behaviors," quotations, summaries, exercises, review questions, Evidence-Based Practice Research Boxes, case studies, tables, figures, and charts, clinical leader content and content related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and a glossary.

Grounded

Grounded Author Bob Rosen
ISBN-10 9781118680773
Year 2013-10-28
Pages 349
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Featuring stories from leaders around the world, this practical approach to leadership in today's world of constant change and economic turbulence is based on the author's Healthy Leader model that focuses on six personal dimensions that fuel - and refuel - top executives today.

Organization Development in Healthcare

Organization Development in Healthcare Author Jason A. Wolf
ISBN-10 9780857247100
Year 2011-07-12
Pages 418
Language en
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing
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This collection of critical ideas relating organization science to operations and accomplishments in the health care environment provides a thematic guide for leaders, practitioners, academics and administrators. It pulls in a broad cross-section of perspectives on the important linkage of scholarship and practice with a solid global perspective.

Strong and Weak

Strong and Weak Author Andy Crouch
ISBN-10 9780830844432
Year 2016-03-11
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher InterVarsity Press
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Two common temptations lure us away from abundant living—withdrawing into safety or grasping for power. True flourishing, says Andy Crouch, travels down an unexpected path—being both strong and weak. Regardless of your stage or role in life, here is a way of love and risk so that we all, even the most vulnerable, can flourish.

Paradox

Paradox Author Matt Leroy
ISBN-10 1632570912
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher
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There are key truths essential to Christianity that can seem contradictory, yet authentic holiness not only embraces them, it is defined by them. This powerful and relevant study seeks to open disciples minds to God s paradoxes, deepening followers faith and challenging them to not be conformed to popular thinking. Transformational growth happens as we move from resisting what we perceive as spiritual opposites, to embracing what God has designed to be formative spiritual tension holding it all together. Five chapters engage key tensions: old and new, faith and works, grace and truth, holiness and love, and trust and reason."

The Scandal of Money

The Scandal of Money Author George Gilder
ISBN-10 9781621575665
Year 2016-03-28
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Regnery Publishing
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Why do conservatives have such a hard time winning the economic debate in the court of public opinion? Simple, George Gilder says: conservatives misunderstand economics almost as badly as liberals do. Republicans have been running on tax cut proposals since the era of Harding and Coolidge without seriously addressing the key problems of a global economy in decline. Enough is enough. Gilder, author of New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty, proposes a completely new framework for understanding economic growth that will replace failed 20th century conservative economics and turn the economic debate—and the country—around.

The Conflict Paradox

The Conflict Paradox Author Bernard Mayer
ISBN-10 9781118852859
Year 2015-01-05
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Find the roadmap to the heart of the conflict The Conflict Paradox is a guide to taking conflict to a more productive place. Written by one of the founders of the professional conflict management field and co-published with the American Bar Association, this book outlines seven major dilemmas that conflict practitioners face every day. Readers will find expert guidance toward getting to the heart of the conflict and will be challenged to adopt a new way to think about the choices disputants face,. They will also be offered practical tools and techniques for more successful intervention. Using stories, experiences, and reflective exercises to bring these concepts to life, the author provides actionable advice for overcoming roadblocks to effective conflict work. Disputants and interveners alike are often stymied by what appear to be unacceptable alternatives,. The Conflict Paradox offers a new way of understanding and working with these so that they become not obstacles but opportunities for helping people move through conflict successfully.. Examine the contradictions at the center of almost all conflicts Learn how to bring competition and cooperation, avoidance and engagement, optimism and realism together to make for more power conflict intervention Deal effectively with the tensions between emotions, and logic, principles and compromise, neutrality and advocacy, community and autonomy Discover the tools and techniques that make conflicts less of a hurdle to overcome and more of an opportunity to pursue Conflict is everywhere, and conflict intervention skills are valuable far beyond the professional and legal realms. With insight and creativity, solutions are almost always possible. For conflict interveners and disputants looking for an effective and creative approach to understanding and working with conflict , The Conflict Paradox provides a powerful and important roadmap for conflict intervention.

Kicking Sick

Kicking Sick Author Amy Kurtz
ISBN-10 9781622037292
Year 2016-12-31
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Sounds True
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Has a chronic health issue taken over your life? More than half of us in the US are struggling with at least one. Amy Kurtz gets it. Starting in her mid-teens, she endured two perfect storms of illness that progressed into her twenties. It earned her the label “the sick chick”—and the shame, fear, isolation, and frustration that comes with it. She’s radically improved her health, and today she’s helping men and women of all ages live well regardless of their health situation. With honesty, humor, and empathy, Kicking Sick shows you how to jettison despair, tune in to your body and inner wisdom, take charge, and build an effective support circle of medical experts, friends, and family. Kicking Sick also brings you essential advice from Amy’s own A-team of experts—the ones crucial to her own turnaround: her personal physician Mark Hyman, gastroenterologist Gerard Mullin, endocrinologist Philip Felig, Crazy Sexy Cancer author Kris Carr, new thought leader Gabby Bernstein, and renowned yogi Elena Brower, plus many real life “glow warriors.”

Finding Our Way

Finding Our Way Author Margaret J. Wheatley
ISBN-10 9781458777652
Year 2010-06-21
Pages 412
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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Margaret Wheatley is one of the most innovative and influential organizational thinkers of our time. For years, she has written eloquently about humanizing our organizations and helping people work together more effectively and compassionately. She has shown how breakthroughs in chaos theory and quantum physics can enable organizations to function as responsive, self-organizing living systems where creativity and commitment flourish, rather than cold mechanisms of control. Provocative, challenging, at times poetic, and often deeply moving, Finding Our Way touches on all the topics Wheatley has addressed throughout her illustrious career, showing how she has applied the ideas in her books in many different situations. ''The pieces presented here, '' she writes, ''represent ten years of work, of how I took the ideas in my books and applied them in practice in many different situations. Everything written here represents my current views on the subjects I write about.'' Incorporating her photographs and poetry in addition to her prose, Finding Our Way sums up Wheatley's thinking on everything from leadership and management to education and raising children in turbulent times, from societal commentary to specific organizational techniques, and more

Between the Dark and the Daylight

Between the Dark and the Daylight Author Joan Chittister
ISBN-10 9780804140959
Year 2015-02-24
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Image
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“There is a part of the soul that stirs at night, in the dark and soundless times of day, when our defenses are down and our daylight distractions no longer serve to protect us from ourselves,” writes beloved author, Joan Chittister. “It’s then, in the still of life, when we least expect it, that questions emerge from the damp murkiness of our inner underworld…These questions do not call for the discovery of data; they call for the contemplation of possibility.” In words as wise as they are inspiring, Between the Dark and the Daylight explores the concerns of modern life, of the overworked mind and hurting heart. These are the paradoxical—and often frustrating—moments when our lives feel at odds with everything around us. Only by embracing the contradictions, Chittister contends, may we live well amid stress, withstand emotional storms, and satisfy our yearnings for something transcendent and real. By delving into the chaos, this book guides us through the questions that seemed easier to avoid and enlightens what has been out of focus. With her signature elegance, wit, and spirit, the bestselling author of The Gift of Years and Following the Path opens our eyes and hearts in these times of confusion. With simple and poignant meditations, Between the Dark and the Daylight reveals how we can better understand ourselves, one another, and God. From the Hardcover edition.

The Stupidity Paradox

The Stupidity Paradox Author Mats Alvesson
ISBN-10 9781782832027
Year 2016-06-02
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Profile Books
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Functional stupidity can be catastrophic. It can cause organisational collapse, financial meltdown and technical disaster. And there are countless, more everyday examples of organisations accepting the dubious, the absurd and the downright idiotic, from unsustainable management fads to the cult of leadership or an over-reliance on brand and image. And yet a dose of stupidity can be useful and produce good, short-term results: it can nurture harmony, encourage people to get on with the job and drive success. This is the stupidity paradox. The Stupidity Paradox tackles head-on the pros and cons of functional stupidity. You'll discover what makes a workplace mindless, why being stupid might be a good thing in the short term but a disaster in the longer term, and how to make your workplace a little less stupid by challenging thoughtless conformity. It shows how harmony and action in the workplace can be balanced with a culture of questioning and challenge. The book is a wake-up call for smart organisations and smarter people. It encourages us to use our intelligence fully for the sake of personal satisfaction, organisational success and the flourishing of society as a whole.

Serve to Be Great

Serve to Be Great Author Matt Tenney
ISBN-10 9781118868461
Year 2014-05-05
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The author uses his personal experience as well as numerous case studies to describe the connection between improved business results and serving the community and discusses how better customer service and a culture of innovation can be gained through serving others.