75% of organizational change efforts fail.
Could YOUR organization be one of the 25% where it works?
You can choose.
You can continue to be frustrated by the turf battles, petty squabbles and micro-management that hamper your daily work. You can continue to wonder what you’ll do if you hear “that’s just the way things are” one more time.
Or, if you feel in your gut that there must be a better way than constantly swimming upstream, you can make a decision to transform the organization in a way that
“Creating Partnerships: Unleashing Collaborative Power in the Workplace” by Dr. Cynthia King, outlines change efforts that lead to a partnering organization. She delves underneath traditional techniques that try to solve problems on the surface. She explains how they fail to create long-lasting changes because they don’t address the flaws in the core organizational structure and culture.
Dr. King takes you on a journey into the organizational mythology and cultures that allowed our current patriarchal systems to develop. Then she describes practical steps that will help you make the cultural transition into a learning organization based on creating partnerships.
This is not academic theory.
In her work as an organizational consultant Dr.King has walked her talk. Read the case study in Chapter 5 and you’ll see the results that she helped to achieve with the partnership model.
You don’t have to start over!
You don’t have to throw out everything you’ve developed so far in order to stop solving the same problems over and over and over again. But you do have to consider what can be kept and what must be replaced to create a system where
Is this for everyone? No. Especially not if you believe that all you need is a better boss!
But if you are willing to look deeply at entrenched structures and attitudes, if you are open to examining your organization’s core myths and culture, if you are prepared to develop a learning organization, the foundational work described in this book will save you lots of frustration and expensive headaches later.
Don’t wait to take action that can change your workplace and our world for the better.
Buy this book today.
Take the first step towards creating an organization whose success is built on supporting human dignity and nurturing positive relationships. Your choice!