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Leadership and self-deception : getting out of the box

Author: Arbinger Institute.
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2010]
Series: BK life book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded 2nd edView all editions and formats
The authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and happiness ... drawing on the extensive correspondence the authors have received over the years, they have added a section that outlines the many ways that readers have been using [the book] to improve their lives and workplaces--areas such as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arbinger Institute.
ISBN: 9781576759776 1576759776
OCLC Number: 419264047
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 199, 18 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Self-deception and the "box". Bud ; A problem ; Self-deception ; The problem beneath other problems ; Beneath effective leadership ; The deep choice that determines influence ; People or objects ; Doubt --
How we get in the box. Kate ; Questions ; Self-betrayal ; Characteristics of self-betrayal ; Life in the box ; Collusion ; Box focus ; Box problems --
How we get out of the box. Lou ; Leadership in the box ; Toward being out of the box ; Dead ends ; The way out ; Leadership out of the box ; Birth of a leader ; Another chance.
Series Title: BK life book.
Responsibility: the Arbinger Institute.


Uses a story about an executive facing challenges at work and at home to expose the precise psychological processes that conceal our true motivations and intentions from us and trap us in a 'box' of  Read more...
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