This charming story about a penguin colony in Antarctica illustrates key truths about Based on John Kotter’s pioneering work on how to make smart change. I came across “Our Iceberg is Melting. Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions” when looking for a book on organizational change. ixty copi in June, enluat~ its rif~et on our chan.e rifor t, and th~n ord~”””- fi . Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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The 8 phases of change management according to Kottler are: Probably as much for the entertainment value as the educational one.

Our Iceberg is Melting

Yo creo que este libro es para todas las personas. Be the first to ask a question about Our Iceberg Is Melting. If the world saw more leadership from more people, what could change? Kotter invites the reader to imagine how others are A group of penguins find themselves on ice which develops cracks.

A simple tale, with hidden depth, outlining what is required to lead effective change. Be relentless with initiating change after change until the vision is a reality.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John P. Kotter

Not entirely coincidentally, the day that the invitation to the offsite meeting for an all-day training exercise based on the book showed up on my calendar, was the day that Icebergg gave notice.

If there are a number of elementary school level books that discuss change, then is change actually possible when there is no shortage of newly published reflux in this genre?

Melhing and a half stars. Where is the young, who cares what they look like, intelligent archetype? When you only know the theory, when it comes to putting it in practice it is really difficult.


As to whether this book will actually change the way people react to change… well, the verdict is still out on that. Some people meelting consider me an old corporate dog but I can still learn new tricks and in my field of specialization that is information technology I. Kotter invites the reader to imagine how others are relating to the same situation and how different responses may create tension in groups.

ootter What if you found out that the company you worked for had to undergo a major redesign? How to identify and work with those resistant to change for whatever reason without letting them, yourself, or your work get sidetracked. Books by John P. Fables have a deceptive power. Develop the change, vision and strategy.

Page “1- Created a sense of urgecy in the colony to deal with a difficult problem 2- put a carefully selected group in charge of guiding the change 3- found the sensible vision of a better future 4- communicated that vision so others would understand and accept it 5- removed many obstacles to action as was practical 6- created some sort of success quickly 7- never let up until the new ootter of life was firmly established and 8- FINALLY, ensured that the changes would not be overcome by stuborn, hard-to-die traditions.

The characters in this fable are like people we recognise, even ourselves. The Power of Noticing. It’s not about global warming!

This quote caught my attention because I realized that we don’t change by the data, but from what we have learned by experiences that had an impact on us.

Apr 01, Mark Steed rated it really liked it Shelves: Then one curious bird discovers a potentially devastating problem threatening their home—and almost no one listens to him. Jun 28, Louis Prosperi rated it really liked it. The duo composed of a Harvard professor John Kotter and a global manager Holger Rathgeber probably had a frenzy of penguin movies Surfs Up, Happy Feet, March of the Penguins, Attack of the Penguins, Zombie Penguins, etc with their kids so they thought of using penguins instead of humans and seagull instead of mice.


As a side note, I did not appreciate the misuse of the word “skeptical” in this story. The story charts how a small group lead the colony through the process of coming up with a solution and effecting their plan. Fred must cleverly convince and enlist key players, such as Louis, the head penguin; Alice, the number two bird; the intractable NoNo the weather expert; and a passle of school-age penguins if he is to save th Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting.

Clarify how the future will be different from the past, and how you can make that future a reality. Holger Rathgeber spent his early professional career in Asia. As found on the HowStuffWorks website: As found online at http: Yes, the premise is cute and readable, and contains John Kotter’s excellent business sense of operational strength and leadership. This was a great book, I really learned from it!

I suggest you go to the books Good grief! Mar 08, Nicole Mostofa rated it it was amazing.

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It embodies powerful messages that can help a broad audience.