From Chaos to Coherence: Advancing Emotional and Organizational Intelligence through Inner Quality Management

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From Chaos to Coherence is about the future of organizations and the potential of people. It covers themes of coherence, leadership, self-management, authentic communication, emotional virus, overcare and emotional mismanagement. This timely book addresses the increasing strain that people and organizations, both private and public, are under. This is a book of tools, insights and common sense intelligence.

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Overview

From Chaos to Coherence is about the future of organizations and the potential of people. It covers themes of coherence, leadership, self-management, authentic communication, emotional virus, overcare and emotional mismanagement. This timely book addresses the increasing strain that people and organizations, both private and public, are under. This is a book of tools, insights and common sense intelligence.

A book about the future of organizations and the potential of people. It covers themes of coherence, leadership, self-management, authentic communication, emotional virus and overcare. Addresses the increasing strain that people and organizations, both private and public, are under. Introduces the new technology of Inner Quality Management. A book of tools, insights and common sense intelligence.

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"The fact that the very effective techniques outlined in the book require only one or two minutes of concentration will be cause for rejoicing to nay busy executive. ..." -James Grove, Vice President, Salomon SmithBarney
Jack H. Holland
"...in all the books, texts and papers that I have read concerning effective management none has had the positive impact on me that this book has had...." -Jack H. Holland, Ph.D., DSD, Emeritus Professor of Management, San Jose State University
Ken Blanchard
"Provocative and highly practical approach at the heart of business and personal success in the next millennium....Describes the powerful, innovative Inner Quality Management process - a potent combination of biomedical and research validation with heart-based technology. A must-read for any businessperson or executive wanting to measure and sustain organizational improvement." -Ken Blanchard, co-author, The One Minute Manager and Gung Ho!
Booknews
Proposes a new system for building organizations that respond to change and crisis with poise and balance, and presents new ways to achieve such organizations, grounded in science, practicality, and the intelligence of the human heart and intellect. This model for helping organizations become more intelligent and more humane is based on research showing that intelligence is distributed throughout the human system and that the heart is an intelligent system profoundly affecting brain processing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750670074
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Achieving Coherence Out of Chaos: The Inner Quality Management Model 1
Ch. 2 Why Organizations Need Coherence 8
Dynamic 1 Internal Self-Management 21
Ch. 3 A New Model of Human Intelligence 23
Ch. 4 Stress and Adaptability: What It's Like Growing Up in the Hudson River 49
Ch. 5 Freeze-Frame: One-Minute Self-Management 58
Ch. 6 Time, Expectations, and Other Things Difficult to Manage 70
Dynamic 2 Coherent Communication 79
Ch. 7 Authentic Communication 81
Ch. 8 Technology, Inner Technology, and the Measure of Human Capital 94
Dynamic 3 Boosting the Organizational Climate 109
Ch. 9 Organizational Climate and the Emotional Virus 111
Ch. 10 Core Values: The Foundation of Sustainability 126
Ch. 11 Male-Female Balance 139
Dynamic 4 Strategic Processes and Renewal 153
Ch. 12 Managing a Coherent Organization 155
Ch. 13 Creating a Quantum Future 175
App Organizational Case Studies 183
Glossary 199
Selected Reading 207
Index 211
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