Jennifer Garvey Berger
Changing on the Job
Developing Leaders for a Complex World
Stanford UP, 2011
A guide to overcoming the mounting complexities and uncertainties of modern-day life and work.
Corporate trainer Jennifer Garvey Berger studied under Robert Kegan at Harvard University, where she learned and applied his theory of adult development based on three transformative stages of growth. Berger offers a guide to putting that theory into practice, particularly with leaders in organizations. You’re likely to relate to Kegan’s stages of development, seeing elements of each in yourself and others. Berger’s premise, that work and learning should align to each persons’ stage of development, makes sense, as does her advice about how to help people advance through the stages. Berger frames much of her writing as thoughts under formation, and invites readers to add and share ideas. Her 2011 work has become a recognized, lasting reference in the field of adult development.
About the Author
Jennifer Garvey Berger trains leaders and coaches worldwide using Robert Kegan’s stages of adult development. She is also the author of Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps.
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