Fusion Leadership: Unlocking the Subtle Forces that Change People and Organizations

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2000 - Business & Economics - 290 pages
Fusion Leadership describes a new way of leading based on ""fusion"" -- bringing together the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of people to accomplish mutual goals based on shared visions and values. Included are practical applications for real-world management situations.
 

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In the "out-of-kilter" world that Daft and Lengel take as their framework, old management styles do not work. Instead of top-down, "fission" management that splits organizations into independent units ... Read full review

Contents

Fusion Leadership
9
The Disappointing Results of Many Organizational Change Efforts
10
The Need for a Broader View of Change
12
Overcoming Resistance to Change Through Fusion Leadership
13
From Fission to Fusion
14
From Strong Forces to Subtle Forces
17
The Subtle Forces of Fusion Leadership
20
Embracing the Fusion Approach
21
Managing Meaning and Mindset
139
Stories Symbols and Rich Conversation
142
Personal Remembering
151
Courage
152
What Is Leadership Courage?
154
Fear and Failure Strengthen Courage
161
Sources of Leader Courage
167
Personal Remembering
172

The Fusion Challenge
24
Personal Remembering
28
Breaking with the Past
29
The Strong Force Habit
31
Evolving to the Future
34
Using Subtle Forces
38
The New Reality
43
Personal Remembering
44
UNLOCKING SUBTLE FORCES THROUGH PERSONAL FUSION
45
The Challenge of Personal Fusion
47
The Source of Personal Fusion
49
Fusion Leadership
55
Personal Fusion
58
Personal Remembering
66
Mindfulness
67
Beginners Mind
69
Independent Thinking
75
Subtle Forces and Dualities
81
Becoming Mindful
87
Personal Remembering
90
Vision
91
The Higher Purpose of Vision
93
The Personal Impact of Vision
100
Creating the Vision
105
Personal Remembering
109
Heart
110
Loving Work and Workers
112
Building Relationships
118
Unlocking Heart Potential
122
Personal Remembering
131
Communication
132
Leader Discernment
134
Integrity
173
Servant Leadership
175
Exemplify Values
179
Build Honesty and Trust
183
Growth of Yourself and Others
187
Personal Remembering
192
UNLOCKING SUBTLE FORCES THROUGH ORGANIZATIONAL FUSION
193
Organizational Fusion
195
The Fusion Paradox
197
Unlocking Subtle Forces in an Organization
200
Fundamentals of Change
207
Personal Remembering
212
Fusion Technologies and Events
213
The Fusion Microcosm and Fusion Technologies
215
Examples of Fusion Events
227
Personal Remembering
235
Fusion Principles
236
Why Does Fusion Work?
237
How Does Fusion Work?
241
The Formula for Organizational Fusion
245
Fusion Outcomes
247
Personal Remembering
250
Final Words About Fusion Leadership
251
Drop Your Tools
254
Is It Time to Act?
257
Fusion Is Not an Event
260
Why Take Action?
264
Personal Remembering
266
Notes
267
Index
279
The Authors
289
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