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An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Robert Kegan

A Radical New Model for Unleashing Your Company's Potential In most organizations nearly everyone is doing a second job no one is paying them for--namely, covering their weaknesses, trying to look their best, and managing other people's impressions of them.

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Book Information

Publisher: Harvard Business School Press
Publish Date: 03/21/2016
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 9781625278623
ISBN-10: 1625278624
Language: English

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November 10, 2016

These Management and Workplace Culture books range from advice on radical change to strategic solutions and provide practical examples and innovative approaches for managing your people, how your people manage and represent your product, and how you and your people manage to be happy at and in their work. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

March 24, 2016

Developmental psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey show us how to build development organizations that bring our workers out of hiding. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

December 06, 2016

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A Radical New Model for Unleashing Your Company's Potential In most organizations nearly everyone is doing a second job no one is paying them for--namely, covering their weaknesses, trying to look their best, and managing other people's impressions of them. There may be no greater waste of a company's resources. The ultimate cost: neither the organization nor its people are able to realize their full potential. What if a company did everything in its power to create a culture in which everyone--not just select "high potentials"--could overcome their own internal barriers to change and use errors and vulnerabilities as prime opportunities for personal and company growth? Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey (and their collaborators) have found and studied such companies--Deliberately Developmental Organizations. A DDO is organized around the simple but radical conviction that organizations will best prosper when they are more deeply aligned with people's strongest motive, which is to grow. This means going beyond consigning "people development" to high-potential programs, executive coaching, or once-a-year off-sites. It means fashioning an organizational culture in which support of people's development is woven into the daily fabric of working life and the company's regular operations, daily routines, and conversations. An Everyone Culture dives deep into the worlds of three leading companies that embody this breakthrough approach. It reveals the design principles, concrete practices, and underlying science at the heart of DDOs--from their disciplined approach to giving feedback, to how they use meetings, to the distinctive way that managers and leaders define their roles. The authors then show readers how to build this developmental culture in their own organizations. This book demonstrates a whole new way of being at work. It suggests that the culture you create is your strategy--and that the key to success is developing everyone.

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