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King Arthur's Round Table How Collaborative Conversations Create Smart Organizations

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ISBN-10: 0471237728

ISBN-13: 9780471237723

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Perkins

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Perkins uses King Arthur's round table as a metaphor to suggest that collaboration is the future of intelligent organizations, and that we must re-examine the way we communicate, isolating and eliminating those elements that foster negativity and stall progress.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144

He codirects the think tank "{Project Zero" at the Harvard Graduate School of Education & has authored books on mind, intelligence, creativity & learning.

Acknowledgments
King Arthur's Dream
A Smarter Table
Putting Our Heads Together
Power to the People
Cooling Down Conflict
Team Intelligence
From Camelot to Reality
Organizations Are Made of Conversations
Ernesto's Truth
ImageTech and VisionTech
How Round Is Your Table?
Process Smart and Deciding Smart
People Smart and the Language of Actions
The Usual Suspects
Two Archetypes of Negotiation
Contact Architecture
Yakety Yak and Feedback
Yakety Yak, 1958
The Dilemma of Feedback
Three Faces of Feedback
Which Style When?
A Feedback Camelot
Four Brands of Better Feedback
Findings from the Feedback Front
Who to Whom
Here There Be Dragons
The Difficulties of Being of One Mind
Mind Melds
What Is Intelligence?
The Five-Brain Backlash
Cognitive Oversimplification
Emotional Oversimplification
Regression in the Face of Stress
The Domino Effect
The Power Advantage
Are We Ready to Give Up Yet?
From Lordship to Leadership
Policy 113
What Leaders Do
Four Forms of Leadership
Leadership for Intelligence
Man with a Horn
Streetwise Street by Street
Here There Be Dragons
Ants, Weather, and Organizational Intelligence
King Arthur's Ants
Common Scents
Knowledge Weather
Why Should I Buy This?
Yes, But, Rebut
The Asian Executive's Question
Making the Weather
Collaboration, not Coblaboration
One of Seven
Three Faces of Coblaboration
What Facilitation Does and Why It is Not Enough
The Good: What Collaboration Means, How It Helps, and When It Helps
The Bad: The Pitfalls of Problem Sharing
The Rules of Which
The Ugly: The Challenge of Collaborative Citizenship
The Art of Citizenship
Here There Be Dragons
Creative Conflict, Tragic Trust
A Tragedy of Trust
Calm as a Clam
Three Ways of Settling Conflict
Regressive and Progressive Conflict
How Trust Works
Trust in the Land of Lear
Better Conflict through Trust
Here There Be Superdragons
Climbing toward Camelot
Presto Change-o
Poetry in Motion
The One-Eyed Woman
Pocket Change
How Change Takes Flight
The Dragon Unlearning
The Three Arts of Unlearning
The Road to Camelot
Epilog: Rounding the World
Notes
Index