The power of positive deviance : how unlikely innovators solve the world's toughest problems

By: Pascale, Richard TContributor(s): Sternin, Jerry | Sternin, MoniqueMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Leadership for the common goodPublication details: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, 2010Description: xvi, 231 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781422110669Other title: Positive devianceSubject(s): Social problems | Problem solving | Diffusion of innovations | Social change | Xã hội | Đổi mới | Giải quyết vấn đềDDC classification: 362 Summary: In The Power of Positive Deviance, the authors present a counterintuitive new approach to problem-solving. Their advice? Leverage positive deviants--the few individuals in a group who find unique ways to look at, and overcome, seemingly insoluble difficulties. By seeing solutions where others don't, positive deviants spread and sustain needed change. With vivid, firsthand stories of how positive deviance has alleviated some of the world's toughest problems (malnutrition in Vietnam, staph infections in hospitals), the authors illuminate its core practices, including: · Mobilizing communities to discover "invisible" solutions in their midst · Using innovative designs to "act" your way into a new way of thinking instead of thinking your way into a new way of acting · Confounding the organizational "immune response" seeking to sustain the status quo Inspiring and insightful, The Power of Positive Deviance unveils a potent new way to tackle the thorniest challenges in your own company and community.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-214) and index.

In The Power of Positive Deviance, the authors present a counterintuitive new approach to problem-solving. Their advice? Leverage positive deviants--the few individuals in a group who find unique ways to look at, and overcome, seemingly insoluble difficulties. By seeing solutions where others don't, positive deviants spread and sustain needed change.

With vivid, firsthand stories of how positive deviance has alleviated some of the world's toughest problems (malnutrition in Vietnam, staph infections in hospitals), the authors illuminate its core practices, including:

· Mobilizing communities to discover "invisible" solutions in their midst

· Using innovative designs to "act" your way into a new way of thinking instead of thinking your way into a new way of acting

· Confounding the organizational "immune response" seeking to sustain the status quo

Inspiring and insightful, The Power of Positive Deviance unveils a potent new way to tackle the thorniest challenges in your own company and community.

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