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The Resource Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking, Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin

Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking, Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin

Label
Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking
Title
Creating great choices
Title remainder
a leader's guide to integrative thinking
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Conventional wisdom--and business school curricula--teaches us that making trade-offs is inevitable when it comes to hard choices. But sometimes, accepting the obvious trade-off just isn't good enough: the choices in front of us don't get us what we need. In those cases, rather than choosing the least worst option, we can use the models in front of us to create a new and better answer. This is integrative thinking. First introduced by Roger Martin in The Opposable Mind, integrative thinking is an approach to problem solving that uses opposing ideas as the basis for innovation. Now, in Creating Great Choices, Martin and fellow Rotman expert Jennifer Riel vividly show how they have refined and enhanced the understanding and practice of integrative thinking through their work teaching the concept and its principles to business and nonprofit executives, MBA students, even kids. Integrative thinking has been embraced by organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Deloitte, Verizon, and the Toronto District School Board--all seeking a replicable, thoughtful approach to creating a "third and better way" to make important choices in the face of unacceptable trade-offs. The book includes new stories of successful integrative thinkers that will demystify the process of creative problem solving. It lays out the authors' practical four-step methodology, which can be applied in virtually any context: Articulating opposing models Examining the models Generating possibilities Assessing prototypes Stimulating and practical, Creating Great Choices blends storytelling, theory, and hands-on advice to help any leader or manager facing a tough choice"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MH/DLC
Dewey number
658.4/03019
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD30.29
LC item number
.R53 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking, Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Integrative thinking 2.0 -- How we choose -- A new way to think -- A methodology -- Articulating opposing models -- Examining the models -- Generating possibilities -- Assessing the prototypes -- A way of being in the world
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 242 pages
Isbn
9781633692961
Lccn
2017012026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn979556811
  • (OCoLC)979556811
Label
Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking, Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Integrative thinking 2.0 -- How we choose -- A new way to think -- A methodology -- Articulating opposing models -- Examining the models -- Generating possibilities -- Assessing the prototypes -- A way of being in the world
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 242 pages
Isbn
9781633692961
Lccn
2017012026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn979556811
  • (OCoLC)979556811

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