By Edwin H. Friedman
Friedman used to be the 1st to inform us that every one corporations have personalities, like households, and to use the insights of kinfolk remedy to church buildings and synagogues, rectors and rabbis, and politicians and lecturers. His understandings approximately our regressed, “seatbelt society,” orientated towards security instead of event, aid clarify the sabotage that leaders regularly face this day. Suspicious of the “quick fixes” and rapid ideas that sweep via our tradition merely to provide option to the following fad, he argued for energy and selfdifferentiation
as the marks of real management. His formulation for achievement is extra adulthood, no more information; stamina, now not process; and private accountability, now not empathy.
A Failure of Nerve used to be unfinished on the time of Friedman’s demise and initially published
in a restricted version. This re-creation cleans up a few oversights within the unique and brings
his life-changing insights and demanding situations to a brand new new release of readers.
“Reading this ebook is like researching an unpublished Beethoven sonata or a lacking play of Shakespeare. Ed Friedman used to be certainly one of our such a lot significant, unique, and provocative thinkers around the fields of remedy, ministry, and organizational leadership.”
—Professor William J. Doherty, Director, Marriage and relations remedy software, college of Minnesota
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