Freedom

Free at Last: Challenges Facing Those Who Are “Liberated”

Free at Last: Challenges Facing Those Who Are “Liberated”

The issue of freedom is certainly of great importance right now in our troubled and changing world. The insights gained from my Estonian colleagues still seem quite poignant and timely.

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Freedom: From Collectivist to Individualist Structures and Realities

Freedom: From Collectivist to Individualist Structures and Realities

I frequently listen to classical music while I am working and in the evening before going to bed. The music …

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How to Turn Loneliness into a Multi-Trillion Dollar Business: A Perspective on China from the Writings of Erich Fromm

How to Turn Loneliness into a Multi-Trillion Dollar Business: A Perspective on China from the Writings of Erich Fromm

This essay specifically focuses on the writings of Erich Fromm from a social application perspective, using China’s Singles Day as an example.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

The second generation of women leaders, born between 1955 and 1980, are better trained, more savvy and have a stronger sense of self than their pioneer predecessors. However, women still hold only 16 percent of corporate officer positions in the United States.

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The New Johari Window #3: Locus of Control

The New Johari Window #3: Locus of Control

For some of us, there is a bias toward the intra-psychic demands and potentials of life. For others, the external demands and potentials hold great sway

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Innovation Without Risk? The Need for Innovation

Innovation Without Risk? The Need for Innovation

The big challenge for companies today is that they need not just AN innovative approach, but to build their organization to sustain a pipeline of new and unique ideas.

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Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach–I. What’s in the Straw?

Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach–I. What’s in the Straw?

This set of essays enables the practitioner to reflect on and expand his or her own perspectives and preferences regarding ways in which to improve organizational functions and fully engage human capital.

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