This eBook shows leaders how to use metaphors and symbols to bring about change in their organizations. It includes the three eBooks listed above:
Simplify – Making Problems Mind-Sized with Metaphors. It introduces the concept of building metaphoric maps to solve problems and set strategy and provides examples of their use for international project coordination and changing culture in a manufacturing group.
Leading from the Middle – Collaboration through Metaphors. It shows how non-managers can lead in setting strategy collaboratively, without power, across organizations. It shows an example of creating a “contract” for for IT, system users and a steering committee.
Alphas Don’t Bark – Metaphors to Lead Enterprise Change. It shows how senior executives can leverage metaphors and provides examples of focusing an organization culture and implementing broad scale change by engaging a large number of subordinates in cascading workshops.