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The power of positive deviance how improbable innovators solve the world"s toughest problems by Richard T. Pascale

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Published by Harvard Business Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social problems,
  • Problem solving -- Social aspects,
  • Diffusion of innovations,
  • Social change

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard T. Pascale, Jerry Sternin, Monique Sternin.
ContributionsSternin, Jerry., Sternin, Monique.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN18.3 .P37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24022949M
ISBN 109781422110669
LC Control Number2009053370

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In The Power of Positive Deviance, authors Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique Sternin take their readers on a fascinating tour to learn about “positive deviance”—an approach to solving social, and even some business, problems.. The approach, which the authors developed from work done by Tufts University nutrition professor Marian Zeitlin in the s—has roughly three steps. The Power of Positive Deviance share:Data:Marketing Materials:Book reviews:PositiveDeviance: 2 psychologically empowered in the working environment. With empowerment, employees are willing to break out of stagnant mindsets to take a risk and try something new. The essence of the process 1.   The US healthcare and business communities are beginning to recognise the power of positive deviance. w5-w8. Advantages and disadvantages. The success of the approach rests on its ability to mobilise the community to identify role models within its midst who use uncommon, but demonstrably successful, strategies to tackle common problems. Use of Cited by: The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems by Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique Sternin ISBN: –Review by Douglas Balzer In I was introduced to the concept of positive deviance by a mentor. When I first heard the combination of.

I have just finished The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems by Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin and Monique Sternin) a book I have been waiting for some time to come out. I am very glad to say the wait has been well worth it. Positive deviance has received a lot of attention since the concept was laid out in a series of articles way back in. The Power of Positive Deviance Quotes Showing of 4 “It's easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting.” ― Jerry Sternin, The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World's Toughest ProblemsCited by: Because the positive-deviance approach creates indigenous solutions, it offers three important advantages over traditional approaches that try to impose solutions from outside. Positive deviance (PD) is an approach to behavioral and social change based on the observation that in any community there are people whose uncommon but successful behaviors or strategies enable them to find better solutions to a problem than their peers, despite facing similar challenges and having no extra resources or knowledge than their peers.. These individuals are referred to as.