Spiral Dynamics:Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change

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Wiley, May 8, 1996 - Business & Economics - 331 pages
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Spiral Dynamics introduces a new model for plotting the enormous economic and commercial shifts that are making contemporary business practice so complex and apparently fragmented. Focusing on cutting-edge leadership, management systems, processes, procedures, and techniques, the authors synthesize changes such as:

  • Increasing cultural diversity.
  • Powerful new social responsibility initiatives.
  • The arrival of a truly global marketplace.

This is an inspiring book for managers, consultants, strategists, and leaders planning for success in the business world in the 21st century.

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User Review  - Dean C. Moore - Goodreads

This is an effort to apply the teachings of Ken Wilber to the business place and corporate work environment. Beck isn't the writer Wilber is, so I can't say this is nearly as fun a read as any of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julian Powell - Goodreads

Dense but important work. Beck and Cowan were contemporaries of Abraham Maslow, and I believe Spiral Dynamics is a crucial innovation in developmental psychology with vast applications. SDi is deeply influential to my thinking and worldview. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Don Beck is Co-founder of The National Values Center, Denton, Texas. He taught at the University of North Texas; played a major role in the South African transformation; and applies and enhances Gravesian/Spiral Dynamics concepts in corporate, educational, and geopolitical initiatives worldwide. He is active with Ken Wilber in the Integral movement.

Chris Cowan is Co-founder of The National Values Center and is based in Santa Barbara, California. He is partner in NVC Consulting which seek to continue and build on the legacy of Dr Clare W. Graves through research, application, and publications.

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