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Seeing systems

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Subtitled, Unlocking The Mysteries Of Organizational Life.

Seeing Systems is the most accessible, penetrating book available on the dynamics of systems. In it, Barry Oshry explains why so many efforts at creating more satisfying and productive systems end in disappointment, and proposes an entirely new framework for dealing with human behavior. Oshry shows us how teams of top executives regularly fall into turf battles with one another; why organizational improvement efforts inevitably create tensions between the ""good"" cooperative workers and the ""bad"" resistant ones; how marriages seemingly ""made in heaven"" disintegrate. Oshry demonstrates how these breakdowns in organizations result from our blindness to the human systems of which we are a part. Finally, he shows how powerful, productive, and satisfying partnerships are created when we are able to recognize and stop these destructive ""dances,"" and create new ones in which we understand and are respectful of one another and can work in productive partnership. Seeing Systems takes us to a whole new level of understanding ourselves as human beings.

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Author(s):
Barry Oshry
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1576754553
ISBN-13:
9781576754559
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Title:
Seeing systems

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Condition - Very good / excellent

Subtitled, Unlocking The Mysteries Of Organizational Life.

Seeing Systems is the most accessible, penetrating book available on the dynamics of systems. In it, Barry Oshry explains why so many efforts at creating more satisfying and productive systems end in disappointment, and proposes an entirely new framework for dealing with human behavior. Oshry shows us how teams of top executives regularly fall into turf battles with one another; why organizational improvement efforts inevitably create tensions between the ""good"" cooperative workers and the ""bad"" resistant ones; how marriages seemingly ""made in heaven"" disintegrate. Oshry demonstrates how these breakdowns in organizations result from our blindness to the human systems of which we are a part. Finally, he shows how powerful, productive, and satisfying partnerships are created when we are able to recognize and stop these destructive ""dances,"" and create new ones in which we understand and are respectful of one another and can work in productive partnership. Seeing Systems takes us to a whole new level of understanding ourselves as human beings.

Author(s):
Barry Oshry
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1576754553
ISBN-13:
9781576754559
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Title:
Seeing systems

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