Career Anchors – Edgar Schein

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Edgar Schein on Dialogue #teams #coaching

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I love this quote from an Edgar Schein (father of modern org culture theory and practice) piece from 1993 called, On Dialogue, Culture, and Organizational Learning from Organizational Dynamics , 22 (2), 40-51. Schein emphasizes the importance of good dialogue and distinguishes it from other types of communication including active listening and feedback. Management OD dialogue edgar schein organizational culture team effectiveness

DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC: A book review by Bob Morris

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Schein Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2003) Note: I recently re-read this book and was amazed by how relevant its author’s insights continue to be. MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Edgar Schein does a marvelous job telling the story of the rise [.]. Schein IBM MIT Sloan School of Management The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment Corporation the lens of its corporate cultureDEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC: The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment Corporation Edgar H.

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Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

Kevin Eikenberry

Schein When one of my favorite management thinkers writes a new book, I am always curious – and Edgar Schein is on that short list for me. By Edgar H.

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A Corporate Climate of Mutual Help

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Here is an excerpt from an exceptionally informative interview of Edgar Schein by Art Kleiner and Rutger von Post for strategy+business magazine (January 2011) published by Booz & Company. To read the complete interview, please click here. * * * Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start [.].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 4/22/13)

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Andreasen Peter Gray (Part 1) Richard Weylman Rutger von Post Stella & Chewy’s Steven Fink strategy+business The Creative Brain The McKinsey Quarterly The New York Times The Power of Why Thought Leader Conversation: Edgar Schein Tim Berners-Lee

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The Capitalist Philosophers: A book review by Bob Morris

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Schein Frederick Winslow Taylor Fritz Roethlisberger Elton Mayo Herbert A. The Capitalist Philosophers: The Geniuses of Modern Business–Their Lives, Times, and Ideas Andrea Gabor Times Business (2000) A brilliant discussion of thirteen “geniuses of modern business” While preparing questions for another interview, I recently re-read this book (published in 2000) in which Andrea Gabor focuses on Frederick Winslow Taylor, Mary Parker Follett, Chester Barnard, Fritz [.].

The Capitalist Philosophers A book review by Bob Morris

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Schein Frederick Winslow Taylor Fritz Roethlisberger Elton Mayo Herbert A. The Capitalist Philosophers: The Geniuses of Modern Business–Their Lives, Times, and Ideas Andrea Gabor Times Business (2000) A brilliant discussion of thirteen “geniuses of modern business” While preparing questions for another interview, I recently re-read this book (published in 2000) in which Andrea Gabor focuses on Frederick Winslow Taylor, Mary Parker Follett, Chester Barnard, Fritz [.].

Resistance to Change. Fear of Temporary Incompetence

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This is when I understood ‘ psychological inertia ’ – comfort and stuckness in thinking AND what Schein meant in Stage 1 of change Becoming Motivated to Change when people show denial; scapegoating; maneuvering and bargaining. Edgar Schein. Photo Credit.

Leadership and the Importance of Observation

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It is part of a mental process that Edgar Schein refers to as O.R.J.I. building awareness communication Leadership Leadership Development Leading Teams critical thinking Edgar Schein leading teams observation Organizational Effectiveness Team development Teambuilding

Make Failure and Learning an Objective :: Resistance to Change

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Edgar Schein. In ‘ Resistance to Change. Fear of Temporary Incompetence ’ … I shared some ideas on how to work with resistance to change : Fear of temporary incompetence.

Resistance to Change. Fear of Punishment for Incompetence

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Edgar Schein. Photo Credit. One manager said “ Sometimes you have to make an example of someone to show people that the change you want is going to happen.”. The managers nodded. I was frightened And asked, “ That may be a good technique.

Photo Inquiry Friday: Your job is to create a relationship in which the client can get the help they need.

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Edgar Schein. Exponent Leadership Process Leadership leadership coaching Management manager training Processing Speaking Engagement Edgar Schein exectutive coaching leaderhship coaching management trainingIt is the client who owns the problem and the solution.

Tackling Problems ~ How Big is Your “O”?

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It is part of a mental process that Edgar Schein refers to as ORJI in his book Process Consultation- Lessons for Managers and Consultants. Leadership Leadership Development Uncategorized critical thinking Edgar Schein Organizational Effectiveness problem solving Process Consulting

Leadership and the Importance of Observation

You're Not the Boss of Me

It is part of a mental process that Edgar Schein refers to as O.R.J.I. communication Leadership Leading Teams critical thinking Edgar Schein leading teams observation Organizational Effectiveness Team development TeambuildingIn Western Society, we’re big on jumping into action.

Leadership Lessons On Listening, Questioning, And Moving Others To Act

Tanveer Naseer

Schein and Daniel H. Schein, is a testament to the importance of asking questions in a way that enables others to feel comfortable giving honest answers. In Schein’s view, there are two essential problems. The following is a guest piece by Sally Helgesen.

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The GuruBook

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Schein, Henry Mintzberg, Tom Peters, Pascal Finette, Andreas Ehn, Murray Newlands, Brian Chesky, Hampus Jakobsson, Craig Newmark, Alf Rehn, Paul Nunes, Nathan Furr, Mette Lykke and others. J ONATHAN LAW created The GuruBook to change, refine, and enhance your thinking.

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Not What Why

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Schein in “Organizational Culture and Leadership” says “what happens in organizations is fairly easy to observe, but in the effort to understand why such things happen, culture as a concept comes into its […]. When situations are difficult it is easy to remain task focused (what), but does this help us maintain a future resistant approach?

3 Stages of Change. Unfreezing; Movement; Re-Freezing

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Edgar Schein. Lewin/Schein change Model – Summation from ‘ The Corporate Culture Survival Guide ’ Edgar Schein. This discomfort is best thought of as Learning Anxiety.” – Schein pp. Photo Credit. “If

Helping: How to Give and Recieve It

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Edgar Schein’s book : Helping : How to Offer, Give and Receive Help is a great piece of work on topic that is most important for all of us. In Helping , Edgar Schein gives us the clues we need to sort through this challenging interpersonal collaboration. Schein refers to his training in Social Relations, which incorporates sociology and anthropology: “I have always felt that these two disciplines were underutilized in our social and psychological analyses of social phenomena….

It’s About What You Add to the Interaction

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As to what effective leaders do, I concur with Edgar Schein’s idea that it’s all about relationship. What really makes a good leader? Many theories and models try to show us the way. The discussion may be approached from several perspectives.

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Company Values? Whatever.

Lead Change Blog

Their one-day #UltimateCulture Conference in Chicago brought together bright minds about organizational culture, including Edgar Schein, Larry Senn, Rob Cooke, Linda Sharkey, and Jason Carthen. I attended a terrific conference recently hosted by Human Synergistics.

Use how each person and the team responds as a chance to make the learning even easier :: Resistance to Change

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Edgar Schein. In ‘ Resistance to Change. Fear of Temporary Incompetence ’ … I shared some ideas on how to work with resistance to change : Fear of temporary incompetence.

While you may know the best solution…it’s no good if the person rejects it.

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Edgar Schein. Photo Credit. My solution will not work for you. I found myself in two uncomfortable positions: 1. Having great success with a management team and asking Where do we go from here? ; Being stuck and saying I don’t know what to do, where do we go from here?

Instead of Making People More Anxious. Make the Learning Easier :: Resistance to Change

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Edgar Schein. In ‘ Resistance to Change. Fear of Temporary Incompetence ’ … I shared some ideas on how to work with resistance to change : Fear of temporary incompetence.

It Is Helpful to Listen, Agree, Cooperate. Discover Different Viewpoints :: Resistance to Change

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Edgar Schein. In ‘ Resistance to Change. Fear of Temporary Incompetence ’ … I shared some ideas on how to work with resistance to change : Fear of temporary incompetence.

4 Conditions for Improved Team Work

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The above questions are from Edgar Schein, Helping. Summary: For a team to be effective in completing work a shared understanding of what help is, how help is needed, and expected must be established.

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Reading List: What’s on yours?

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Organizational Culture and Leadership by Edgar Schein. Reading List: What’s on yours? My reading list is usually longer than I have time to complete, but I always appreciate book recommendations. Today, I thought I’d share some of mine. I have been reading (or listening) to at least six business books per year for the last twenty years. One year I set a challenge for myself to read 52 books in 52 weeks.

Ask, Learn, Follow Up and Grow

Marshall Goldsmith

As Edgar Schein notes in this volume, leaders will need to effectively involve others and elicit participation “because tasks will be too complex and information too widely distributed for leaders to solve problems on their own.”

Book Reviews and My Recommended Reading List

The Practical Leader

I have read about 30 leadership books including Maxwell, Kouzes & Posner, Kotter, and Schein. In the past few months I’ve been asked by workshop participants and readers for my recommendations on organization improvement, leadership, or personal development books.

HBR's 2011 Agenda

Harvard Business Review

Lafley, Lynda Gratton, Peter Cappelli, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, Charlene Li, Tim Brown, Bob Sutton, Herminia Ibarra, Ed Schein, Jean-Francois Manzoni, and Daniel Pink. Featuring: Dan Ariely, A.G. For more projects from thought leaders, check out the 2011 HBR Agenda. To tell us what's topping your agenda for next year, join the conversation here. Download this podcast. Leadership

Benefits of Debriefing

Strategy Driven

Edgar Schein, perhaps the most respected scholar on organizational culture, states that “… culture is the result of a complex group learning process.” The Forces of global change can render professional skill sets obsolete almost overnight.

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How Digital Natives Are Changing B2B Purchasing

Harvard Business Review

Dental and medical products wholesaler Henry Schein is a good example. By contrast, Henry Schein serves as a catalyst to organize its customers and industry partners to participate in philanthropic programs. These programs strengthen Henry Schein’s relationships with them and, in part, account for the company’s making Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 15 consecutive years. nicholas blechman for hbr.

What Made Same-Sex Marriage Go Viral?

Harvard Business Review

At the risk of sounding like I''m diminishing the issue, it became "uncool," as Schein says, to be anti-gay. Schein notes that from the beginning of the Prop 8 case campaign, messages were purposefully couched in the language of American family values, and not constitutional law.

True Leaders Believe Dissent Is an Obligation

Harvard Business Review

Edgar Schein, professor emeritus at MIT Sloan School of Management and an expert on leadership and culture , has spent decades studying the attributes that define great executives. Schein once asked a group of students what it means to be promoted to the rank of manager. “Deep down, many of us believe that if you are not winning, you are losing,” Schein warns.

Tackling Problems – How big is your “O”? | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

It is part of a mental process that Edgar Schein refers to as ORJI in his book Process Consultation- Lessons for Managers and Consultants.

3 Questions Executives Should Ask Front-Line Workers

Harvard Business Review

Stanley Bergman, the CEO of Henry Schein, a $10 billion global medical supply company, visits each company office at least once per year in every part of the globe. He continually relates the story of what Henry Schein is doing and will do, and he’s tireless in his commitment to show that each individual is a valued contributor to “Team Schein.” The higher up you go in an organization, the harder it is to stay in touch with what’s really happening on the front lines.

How Great Coaches Ask, Listen, and Empathize

Harvard Business Review

In his book Helping , former MIT professor Edgar Schein identifies different modes of inquiry that we employ when we’re offering help, and they map particularly well to coaching conversations.

If Your Data Is Bad, Your Machine Learning Tools Are Useless

Harvard Business Review

Alan Schein Photography/Getty Images. Poor data quality is enemy number one to the widespread, profitable use of machine learning. While the caustic observation, “garbage-in, garbage-out” has plagued analytics and decision-making for generations, it carries a special warning for machine learning.

How to Give Negative Feedback When Your Organization Is “Nice”

Harvard Business Review

Edgar Schein, the renowned expert on organizational culture and professor emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, says that once cultural norms such as not giving feedback are established, it’s easier for people to resist change “by denial, projection, rationalization, or various other defense mechanisms” than to change their behavior. I was meeting with a client last week, the CEO of a global asset management firm.