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Gilmore Crosby on Lewin’s Situational Model of Leadership published in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!

We’re pleased to announce yet another cutting edge publication, this in the prestigious JABS! Gilmore Crosby has translated Lewin’s writings into a visual model and into a new understanding important and applicable to any leader. Here is the visual: Read … Continue reading

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Lewin on Racism: The Methods Exist, The Will is Required

The tools exist to greatly decrease racism in the United States. The time has come to use them. Social Scientist Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) demonstrated that “incorrect stereotypes” (prejudices) are functionally equivalent to wrong concepts (theories),” and could be changed through … Continue reading

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The Interpersonal Gap – Part One

The main section of Crosby & Associates East Coast US President Gilmore Crosby’s presentation of Dr. John Wallen’s theory (12 minutes). Wallen’s four behavioral skills, the remainder of the presentation, can be accessed through the video’s link to Vimeo. [The … Continue reading

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Personal Authority in the Workplace (PAW)

The following set of self-differentiated leadership principles are excerpted from Fight, Flight, Freeze: Taming Your Reptilian Brain and Other Practical Approaches to Self-Improvement (Second Edition) by Gilmore Crosby. For ordering information visit: Crosbyod.com Personal Authority in the Workplace (PAW) PAW includes a high … Continue reading

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IT Implementation Success – Engagement and Decision-Making

For decades research has shown that a consistently high percentage of IT implementations are train wrecks. Besides the real problem of budget over-runs and long delays, recent data (see http://calleam.com/WTPF/?page_id=1445) includes an alarming number of implementations going “so badly that … Continue reading

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Leadership and Human Systems – How Authority Relationships Influence Behavior

Edwin Friedman This is an expansion of an earlier post: A colleague in the nuclear industry recently asked my opinion of the role “boss stress” plays in nuclear safety culture. Research (study after study indicates that the boss-subordinate relationship is … Continue reading

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A future of Organization Development (OD)

Despite the ancient wisdom, “there is nothing new under the sun,” many OD practitioners and their customers seem to be addicted to finding what is “new.” This habit has been manifested over the past few decades through a constant stream … Continue reading

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Sponsor, Agent, Target (SAT) – A Systems Approach to Everyday Work Life

This post, co-authored by Gil and Chris Crosby, is based on founder and father Robert P. Crosby’s adaptation of Daryl R. Conner’s change model. In today’s organization, most people work with and depend on individuals outside of their immediate work … Continue reading

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Self Differentiated Leadership

A self-differentiated leader is able to lead and connect simultaneously. They respect their own inner guidance system – what they want, think, and feel – and convey their sense of direction clearly, calmly, and consistently. They follow their own path, … Continue reading

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Leaders Lead…and Manage

It’s often said that leaders lead and managers manage. From my perspective, if a leader doesn’t “manage”…if they don’t organize the system to pull off their vision by essentially clarifying who’s going to do what by when and then holding … Continue reading

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