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My Organisation is a Jungle
     

My Organisation is a Jungle

by Jef Staes
 

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How do you create an environment in which new ideas can survive and thrive? How do you increase the innovative power of your organisation, its teams and its employees? What is strangling creative entrepreneurship in your company? This book gives a bold but chilling answer to all these challenging questions – questions which confront managers and executives on

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How do you create an environment in which new ideas can survive and thrive? How do you increase the innovative power of your organisation, its teams and its employees? What is strangling creative entrepreneurship in your company? This book gives a bold but chilling answer to all these challenging questions – questions which confront managers and executives on a daily basis.

As a leading expert in the fields of learning and innovation management, Jef Staes analyses the way in which people resist and even obstruct change processes. And he does not shy away from confrontation! With a vast range of new insights and metaphors, he makes clear why managers and policymakers often reach the wrong decisions. His new vocabulary for a new era will ensure that the reader gains a valuable understanding of the dramatic processes of change and innovation: processes which are essential to any organisation hoping to compete in our rapidly-evolving modern world.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940045420907
Publisher:
Jef Staes
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

“Why don’t organisations learn and innovate fast enough?”Jef Staes offers an answer to this question. As a thought leader in the fields of learning and innovation management, he analyses the way in which people resist and even obstruct change processes. And Jef does not shy away from confrontation! With a vast range of new insights and metaphors, he illustrates why managers and policymakers often reach the wrong decisions.ExpertJef Staes (Belgium, 1956) is one of the leading experts on these topics in Belgium and is quickly gaining international respect for his energizing mindset. He currently assists organizations in their quest to find a comprehensive answer and approach to the changing dynamics of today’s world. Based on his career as a software designer (GTE ATEA in Belgium & USA), training Manager and Corporate Learning Officer (Siemens, Belgium), he gained practical insights in the dynamics of organizational development.SpeakerJef Staes is often the keynote speaker on various topics concerning culture innovation and this for a diverse audience (conferences, education, in-company, ...). He has given hundreds of keynotes, both in English and Dutch. Furthermore, he’s a visiting lecturer at several Management schools (Vlerick, UAMS, EHSAL). His refreshing stories are guaranteed eye-openers and his new look at the role of managers has inspired many.AuthorHe is also the author of a number of books on the topics of innovation and change management. One of which, “My Organisation is a Jungle”, was also translated to English. Through the use of rich metaphors and exciting parallels, he truly engages you in the story of the Red Monkey. Other books in the series, “My Manager is a Hero” & "I was a Sheep" continue the story and are often featured in Jef's speeches. All books have been bestselling publications with over 15.000 copies sold.

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