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Author Eoyang, Glenda

Title Adaptive Action : Leveraging Uncertainty in Your Organization
Published Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Part I: What Causes Uncertainty? What Can You Do About It?; 1. Why So Uncertain?; 2. What Can You Do?; 3. What?; 4. So What?; 5. Now What?; 6. Now What? Again; Part II: So What Does Adaptive Action Look Like On The Ground?; 7. Adaptive Action in Action; 8. Capacity Building; 9. Leading Change; 10. Working as a Social Act; Part III: Now What Will You Do?; 11. Gaps Revisited; 12. Lessons for What?; 13. Lessons for So What?; 14. Lessons for Now What?; 15. Adaptive Innovation; Notes; Index
Summary Rooted in the study of chaos and complexity, Adaptive Action introduces a simple, common sense process that will guide you and your organization into reflective action. This elegant method prompts readers to engage with three deceptively simple questions: What? So what? Now what? The first leads to careful observation. The second invites you to thoughtfully consider options and implications. The third ignites effective action. Together, these questions and the tools that support them produce a dynamic and creative dance with uncertainty. The road-tested steps of adaptive act
Notes Print version record
Subject Management.
Adaptability (Psychology)
Adaptability (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Holladay, Royce
ISBN 9780804785402