- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Church Publishing; Revised edition (May 14, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1596272791
- ISBN-13: 978-1596272798
- Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.6 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #45,084 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The age that is upon us requires differentiated leadership that is willing to rise above the anxiety of the masses. We need leaders who will have the "capacity to understand and deal effectively" with the hive mind that is us. This is, in Friedman's words, 'the key to the kingdom.' I am grateful for this accessible new edition. --C. Andrew Doyle, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Texas
About the Author
Edwin H. Friedman was an ordained rabbi and practicing family therapist. His ground-breaking volume Generation to Generation, which exposed the connections between emotional processes at home and at work in religious, educational, therapeutic, and business systems, has become a modern classic. In great demand as a consultant and public speaker throughout the country, he lived in Washington DC. He died in 1996.
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This is NOT a fast page-turner. Read a few pages, put it down and think about how you can apply the wisdom presented.
This book should be required reading for anyone in business - at ANY level.
The concepts presented will also improve your personal / family relationships if you implement them.