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Rocking the Boat How Tempered Radicals Effect Change Without Making Trouble

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ISBN-10: 1422121380

ISBN-13: 9781422121382

Edition: 2008

Authors: Debra E. Meyerson

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Most people feel at odds with their organizations at one time or another: Managers with families struggle to balance professional and personal responsibilities in often unsympathetic firms. Members of minority groups strive to make their organizations better for others like themselves without limiting their career paths. Socially or environmentally conscious workers seek to act on their values at firms more concerned with profits than global poverty or pollution.Yet many firms leave little room for differences, and people who don't "fit in" conclude that their only option is to assimilate or leave. InRocking the Boat, Debra E. Meyerson presents an inspiring alternative: building diverse,…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 3/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.31" long x 0.27" tall
Weight: 0.484

Tempered Radicals
Who Tempered Radicals Are and What They Do
Different Ways of Being "Different"
How Tempered Radicals Make a Difference
Resisting Quietly and Staying True to One's "Self"
Turning Personal Threats into Opportunities
Broadening the Impact through Negotiation
Leveraging Small Wins
Organizing Collective Action
Challenges for Tempered Radicals
Facing the Difficulties (and Conditions that Ease the Difficulties)
Tempered Radicals as Everyday Leaders
Research Design and Methods
Sample Interview Protocol
About the Author