Collaboration is essential in today’s workplace, but you may have to work with people whom you dislike and who dislike you. Social enterprise expert Adam Kahane, who has spent 25 years helping groups around the world negotiate seeming irreconcilable differences, explains how to work with those you’d rather avoid, achieve your goals and maybe even make peace. He discusses when, how and why collaboration works and warns against its pitfalls. getAbstract recommends his well-organized manual to anyone who must find common ground where none seems to exist.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why people must “collaborate” with people they dislike,
- How to use the three dimensions of “stretch collaboration” and
- How to listen effectively.
About the Author
Adam Kahane is a director and co-founder of Reos Partners, an international social enterprise. He has worked in more than 50 countries with executives and politicians, generals and guerrillas, civil servants and trade unionists, community activists and clergy.
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4 months agoGreat
8 months agoThis book explains how to work with people you don’t like. Very nice
1 year agoGood info if you are new to the topic.
1 year agoNothing new! I wouldn't buy this book.