|About the Book|
The joint effort of three practitioners in the fields of wellness, management consulting and organizational development, How to Lead and Still Have a Life continues where traditional management books leave off. The book extols collaborative leading,MoreThe joint effort of three practitioners in the fields of wellness, management consulting and organizational development, How to Lead and Still Have a Life continues where traditional management books leave off. The book extols collaborative leading, a process that leverages people, time and ideas to discover solutions to complex challenges. It offers the next step in learning for those who want to achieve business success by bringing out the best in the people. Readers will obtain an understanding of their specific leadership role and discover methods to gain inner peace so that they can enjoy life and their careers.For over a decade, the authors Ian Johnson, Ph.D., Karen Scraba, and Christine DeGrow have investigated and researched the behaviour of complex living systems in work environments such as large multinational corporations, health care, and small business The authors provide simple tools that improve business efficiency and effectiveness in a way that frees up the time needed to bring balance to ones life.We want to assist people to overcome the dilemma of choosing between business success and quality of life by building a collaborative business structure, says Ian Johnson. This book explains the principles and concepts of collaboration- describes tools that help people to understand processes, and gives examples of how to collaborate.Organizations with a focus on ethical and social responsibility, such as family businesses and non-profit groups, will welcome the emphasis on understanding and respecting peoples beliefs and values. How to Lead and Still Have a Life demonstrates how to orchestrate and choreograph groups of people to optimize jobperformance. Readers will learn how to build heart and soul into the world of work in a way that makes business sense and improves quality of life.