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Peter Block

Peter Block's website (official or not) http://www.peterblock.com/
subjects Peter Block writes about Management Skills, Consulting, Empowerement
Peter Block's profile Consultant and speaker, helped initiate the interest in empowerment; these days his work centers primarily on bringing service and accountability to organizations and communities. He is a partner in Designed Learning, a training company that offers consulting skills workshops designed by Peter to build the skills outlined in his Flawless Consulting books. He received a Masters Degree in Industrial Administration from Yale University in 1963; he performed his undergraduate work at the University of Kansas.
Peter is the author of many best selling books, including Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used, second edition (1999); Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest (1993); and The Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work (1987). His most recent books are The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters (Berrett-Koehler, 2001), Freedom and Accountability at Work: Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World, co-authored with consultant and philosopher Peter Koestenbaum (Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2001), and Flawless Consulting Fieldbook & Companion: A Guide to Understanding Your Expertise (2000). The Answer to How Is Yes won the 2002 Independent Book Publisher Book Award for Business Breakthrough Book of the Year.

The books provide ways to create workplaces that live out their intentions and are also more habitable. Flawless Consulting is a widely praised book on the staff role in organizations. The Empowered Manager focuses on creating an organization of our own choosing. Stewardship is about the right use of power and designing organizations for service. Peter has published over 60 articles on organizational change and building productive communities. His books have been widely reviewed in newspapers and journals throughout the country.

Peter serves on the Board of Directors of Connecticut Public TV and Radio. He helped found The School for Managing & Leading Change.

He has received several national awards for outstanding contributions in the field of training and development, including the American Society for Training and Development Award for Distinguished Contributions; the Association for Quality and Participation President’s Award; and Training Magazine HRD Hall of Fame.


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The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
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People keep asking ""How?"" as a defense against living their life, says best-selling author Peter Block. In this witty, insightful award-winning book, Block shows that many standard solutions and...

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 Berrett-Koehler Pub
 October 2003 - Paperback
 Management Skills
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Terms of Engagement: Changing the Way We Change Organizations
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Terms of Engagement introduces a new method for changing organizations based on four essential principles: Widening the Circle of Involvement, Connecting People to Each Other and Ideas, Creating...

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 Berrett-Koehler Pub
 January 2003 - Paperback
 Change Management
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Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead
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This is the first book to offer specific suggestions on how to replace performance appraisals with a more effective system that emphasizes teamwork and empowerment. Feedback, compensation, coaching,...

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 Berrett-Koehler Pub
 September 2002 - Paperback
 Employee Evaluation
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The Right Use of Power: How Stewardship Replaces Leadership
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Best selling author and distinguished management consultant Peter Block fast forwards us to the business model of the future: a self-governing, accountable organization where power is shared equally...

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 Management Skills
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The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting On What Matters
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Personal growth in and out of the workplace has long been hampered by the constant question ""how?"" In The Answer to How Is Yes, Peter Block teaches readers how to act on what they know and reclaim...

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 Berrett-Koehler Pub
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 Management Skills
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Freedom and Accountability at Work: Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World
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Peter Koestenbaum and Peter Block offer you a new perspective for viewing the workplace through the lens of philosophy so that you may have a better understanding of how to reclaim your freedom and...

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 Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
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 Management Skills
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The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion : A Guide Understanding Your Expertise
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Don't venture into the consulting field without this essential Fieldbook & Companion! Following on the heels of the best-selling Flawless Consulting, Second Edition comes The...

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 Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
 October 2000 - Paperback
 Consulting
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Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used
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The second edition of the "consultant's bible" is here! For over fifteen years, consultants--both internal and external--have relied on Peter Block's landmark bestseller, Flawless Consulting, to...

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 Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
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 Consulting
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Stewardship : Choosing Service over Self-Interest
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As a successful managing strategy for corporate. governmental, and nonprofit organizations, "stewardship" is, fundamentally, the spirit of partnership and service. Stewardship explains how to...

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 Management Skills
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The Age of Participation: New Governance for the Workplace and the World
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s people reject authoritarian government, bureaucracy and the denial of human rights. Featuring an opportunity for readers to participate by progressively completing an organization assessment, this...

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 Berrett-Koehler Pub
 September 1995 - Hardcover
 Management Skills
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