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The opposable mind : how successful leaders win through integrative thinking

Author: Roger L Martin
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
'The Opposable Mind' promotes the idea that everyone can benefit from integrative thinking, which can be taught. The book reflects many actionable ideas, written in a tone that makes change seem easy.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Roger L.
Opposable mind.
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Martin
ISBN: 9781422118924 1422118924 9781422139776 1422139778
OCLC Number: 137331430
Description: xii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Choices, conflict, and the creative spark: the problem-solving power of integrative thinking --
No stomach for second-best: how integrative thinkers move beyond trade-offs --
Reality, resistance, and resolution: how integrative thinkers keep their options open --
Dancing through complexity: shaping resolutions by resisting simplification --
Mapping the mind: how thought circulates --
The construction project: imagining reality --
A leap of the mind: how integrative thinkers connect the dots --
A wealth of experience: using the past, inventing the future.
Responsibility: Roger L. Martin.
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Draws on stories of leaders as diverse as AG Lafley of Procter & Gamble, Meg Whitman of eBay, Victoria Hale of the Institute for One World Health, and Nandan Nilekani of Infosys. This title presents  Read more...


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"Martin makes a compelling argument for a paradoxical approach to problem-solving." -- BusinessWeek, November 26, 2007"...compelling...the thesis that fresh thought processes are required to deal Read more...

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