(KINDLE) Action Inquiry: The Secret of Timely and Transforming Leadership

Ning into the dark exercising presencing attention and loving even #What Turns From The Light #turns from the light ourselves and others this is one good way to express what it is in a lifetime of action inuiry that can be named the secret of timely and transforming leadership Who among us would voluntarily take on the continual suffering of witnessing the gaps among intentions espoused values actual practices and outcomes in ourselves in others in organizations and in larger social processes Who struggles to transform such suffering not into imprisoning neuroses or social victories at others cost but Rather Into Emancipating Consciousness into emancipating consciousness graces each meeting afresh This book by Bill Torbert and his associates establishes once and for all that the ultimate objective function in life is continuous development Thought provoking but seems hard to put into practiceAs an executive coach and leadership development professional hard to put into practiceAs an executive coach and leadership development professional was lookin. Care and education this book illustrates how this process can increase personal integrity improve relationships and lead to company profitability and long term succe. Provides a great framework for analyzing #and improving difficult conversations I try to use the concepts at work uite a bit A #improving difficult conversations I try to use the concepts at work uite a bit A introduction to action inuiry especially for those applying it in practice Although I better like Personal and Organizational Transformations as it is a better lay out of the theory and practice than this book I believe Profound insights that reuire a lot of introspection I wish the authors would go farther on making the transition to practical application AAL useful Loved this book Hard to summarize briefly worth reading the reviews at Torbert is obviously well versed in integral theory and leadership but comes at the practice in very straightforward pragmatic ways and illustrates easy to understand benefits of cultivating awareness around the process of inuiry in management and leadership Lots of stories and examples to illuminate his contentions and recommendations and practical exe. Action inuiry is the process of transformational learning that individuals and even whole organizations can undertake

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Rcises throughout that nicely enable readers to experiment with his ideas in their own lives and businesses Change is hard especially in organizations and Torbert provides insight into m A bit dense but some hidden gemsI really enjoyed unpacking the concepts in this book figuring out how to apply them to my own life both professionally and personally Reads Like An MBA #reads like an MBA which it is but there are glimmers of hippy spirituality throughout I couldn t help but think as I read that someone should rewrite rename some of the concepts ideas to make them accessible The last chapter goes off the rails a bit but the rest of the book makes a lot of sense Bit idiosyncratically written but pretty awakening as to the mindsets needed for real change in organisations and the world Not just for managers Might form the basis for my currently imagined PhD To live at one s leisure performing work of value to others liste. Ies act in a timely manner and make future visions come true Through short stories of leadership and organizational changes in the areas of business politics health. Action Inquiry: The Secret of Timely and Transforming Leadership