LET’S STOP MEETING LIKE THIS
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"The Axelrods offer a way to move meetings from something to be dreaded to a valuable and essential business tool." — Thomas Jasinski, Vice President of Human Resources and Global Head of Design and Change Management, MetLife
"Rather than waste time in and get mad at meetings, read this book and learn how to make meetings more productive and pleasurable." — Edgar H. Schein, Professor Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management and author of 'Humble Inquiry'
"This book will change your feelings about meetings and giving them the importance they deserve. These ideas are the means to create large communities of committed and powerful people."
— Peter Block, author of 'Stewardship' and 'Community'
TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
"By implementing Dick Axelrod’s change principles and practices, our engineering team has a renewed vision for working together and a real hope for a brighter future. His engagement model is now a fundamental part of our people plan and the way we address significant change."
— Hank Queen - VP Engineering and Product Integrity, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
"Terms of Engagement is a manual on closing the gap between how an organization's people need to change, and how they can and want to change." — Art Kleiner, Editor-in-Chief, strategy+business
YOU DON’T HAVE TO DO IT ALONE
"A complete blueprint for involving others… the best of the current crop of books on this topic…"
— The New York Times
A Fast Company "Book of the Month"
THE CONFERENCE MODEL
The Conference Model was the original methodology to engage large numbers of people in system-wide change through a series of integrated conferences and "walkthrus." The model consists of three elements:
- A series of integrated conferences
- The walkthru process
- Simple commitments
Conferences create an open exchange of information, increased understanding of the system under consideration, new agreements and actions, and enhanced relationships among participants.
Conference Model applications include redesigning processes, creating organizational futures, developing new organizational cultures, integrating organizational units/processes, creating self-directed work teams, improving union/management cooperation, and creating organizational alignment with new strategic directions.
HOW TO ENGAGE PEOPLE WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE TIME: An Integrated Workbook and 2 Audio CD Program
This integrated CD and workbook program teaches you the secrets of instant employee engagement and how to hold on to the attention of others. You will learn simple and effective techniques that you can use everyday.
By Dick Axelrod (136 page workbook + 2 audio CDs)
Workbook & 2 CD Set: $109.00 + tax and shipping
Our Everyday Engagement Workbook and CDs may be purchased individually.
The Workbook Only price is $29.95. CDs are $39.95 each.
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