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Navigating Tuckman’s Stages: Leading Groups from Forming to High Performing post #3

Continued from an earlier blog entry: Dispersed Participation Dispersed participation means tapping into the minds of all who are in the meeting and encouraging that they become engaged. It is living the value of wanting everyone’s opinion and knowing that … Continue reading

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The Leadership Questions (For those who have at least one person reporting to you at work)

By Chris Crosby Do you own all that happens in your work area? • Do you even own problems caused in part by supporting resources working in your area but whom you have no legitimate authority over? (I.e. you are … Continue reading

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Leadership and Culture by Robert P. Crosby

The use of too much authority or the absence of authority are equally disastrous. The culture created by authoritarianism is well known. The culture encouraged by a vacuum of leadership is one of confusion, delay, and unproductive anxiety leading to … Continue reading

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T-Groups – “…the most significant social invention of the (20th) century.”

T-Groups are a unique learning methodology invented in 1946 by Kurt Lewin, who many consider the founder of organizational development. Carl Rogers, a renowned psychotherapist, reportedly described the T-Group as “…the most significant social invention of the century.” We strongly agree. … Continue reading

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Organizational Culture

A colleague wrote: I quote from page 23 of the Chapter “No mere Ape’ in *Ramachandran VS (2010) The Tell-Tale Brain ? Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature, Random House India.* “….By hyper-developing the mirror-neuron system, evolution in fact turned … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Industries Blind Spot (and they’re not the only ones)

I wrote this as part of a Linkedin Nulcear Safety Culture Group. In sum, the nuclear industry, and many outside that industry, while understanding some of the behaviors and processes necessary for healthy culture, don’t have a clear grasp of … Continue reading

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