Lessons Learned : Shaping Relationships and the Culture of the Workplace, by Roland S. Barth
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- ISBN: 9780761938422 | 0761938427
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/11/2003
""""Roland S. Barth's warm and wise book deserves to be kept close at hand. Witty, entertaining, instructive, and poignant, Barth's stories will get you thinking, and the 'working rules' salted throughout the book will help you navigate the deceptive shoals and powerful tides we all have to deal with at work." "Lee G. Bolman, Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership University of Missouri-Kansas City Author of "Leading With Soul "and "Reframing the Path to School Leadership"" "Lessons Learned" is an insightful, funny, moving look at commonalties between life at sea and life in the schoolhouse. More than any other Barth book, this one exposes Roland for what he really is -- an avid sailor, loyal friend, life-long learner, and compassionate leader." "Milli Pierce, Director" The Principals' Center, Harvard Graduate School of Education"" ""This charming, humorous, and wise book teaches important lessons about relationships at work and at play. Once again, Barth has written a useful,and invaluable book for teachers and principals alike." Thomas J. Sergiovanni, Lillian Radford Professor of Education Trinity University Author of The Lifeworld of Leadership """"Barth's "Lessons Learned" is a powerful guide for defining the types of interpersonal relationships needed to bring about success." "Karen M. Dyer, Manager Education Sector, Center for Creative Leadership Author of "The Intuitive Principal"" "In "Lessons Learned," Roland S. Barth shares his often whimsical, but always thoughtful, reflections on relationships at sea and in the workplace. Drawing on his 40 years of experience on deck and in the schoolhouse, Barth shows us thatthese two worlds have more in common than we might expect -- and that there is much to be learned about getting along with one another from both.Our day-to-day exchanges with others are central to how we experience and perfo