Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities by Adam KahaneSolving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities by Adam Kahane

Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities

byAdam KahaneForeword byPeter Senge

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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Tough problems usually don't get solved peacefully. Either a stalemate occurs, or the person or groups with power--authority, money, guns--impose their solutions. But there are other ways. In Solving Tough Problems, Kahane explains why our ordinary ways of solving problems--expert-driven, piecemeal and best practice--cannot work for solving the complex problems we increasingly face, and demonstrates the methods that actually work."This breakthrough book addresses the central challenge of our time: finding a way to work together to solve the problems we have created." (Nelson Mandela)
Adam Kahane is a partner in Reos Partners (www.reospartners.com), an international organisation dedicated to supporting and building capacity for innovative collective action in complex social systems. He is also a Visiting Practitioner at the University of Oxford and the University of Waterloo. Adam is a leading organizer, designer...
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Title:Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New RealitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.52 × 5.56 × 0.51 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Berrett-koehlerLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Profound and simple Using rich stories and introducing simple models the book inspires innovation and change. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, and it will dramatically influence my facilitation style.
Date published: 2013-11-01