Individuals, organizations and communities constantly engage in change. Creating Paths of Change provides the reader with a proven strategy for making changes and resolving issues more effectively. The book: addresses the problems faced in the daily operations of organizational life; provides a foundation and theory for effective and sustained issue resolution; and guides readers step-by-step through the change-making or decision-making process, enabling them to identify their personal problem-solving approach.
The Games of Change
“What games do we play in the real world?”
“They're not games like checkers or chess.
They're much more complicated than those sorts of games.”
“How can they be more complicated than chess? That's a game of experts”
“Well, the rules aren't set. People make them up as they go along and fight with others who don't want to change. These are the games of leaders and politicians.”
“If they make up rules I don't like, I won't play.”
“You've just entered another game. It is called economics, choosing how to use your time and energy.”
“O.K., then I'll create my own games and convince others to play with me.”
“Those are just more games. The games of invention, and of building friendship and tradition ...