The huge international bestseller: a simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world. Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of. a mult of the book and m)”.harin& it with a few P”Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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The characters that we meet in Our Iceberg is Melting are ‘types’ that are found in every organisation.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

During the squid hunt the penguins learned to work together well. The illustrations help in explaining the 8 principles that help in bringing about change, using The shy, unassuming Fred is worried. Kotter invites the reader to imagine how kkotter are A group of penguins find themselves on ice which develops cracks.

For such a short book this was a surprisingly tedious read. Our Iceberg is Melting: Louis the Head Penguin called a general assembly. Our Iceberg Is Melting. Thanks for telling us about the problem. When there is a change, we need to recogn Enjoyable easy read.

The duo composed of a Harvard professor John Kotter and a global manager Holger Rathgeber probably had a frenzy of penguin movies Surfs Up, Happy Feet, March of the Penguins, Attack of the Penguins, Zombie Penguins, etc with their kids so they thought of using penguins instead of humans and seagull instead of mice. These books take complex and sometimes fear-inducing subjects like change and present them in friendly ways to help readers under A fun and interesting fable using the story of a colony of Emperor Penguins as a metaphor for how an organization can go about making a needed change.


Then tomorrow we can see if it is broken by the force pp the meltinv water as it freezes. Even if it is a small problem icebfrg the biggest problem dealing with people is the same.

Make sure there is a powerful group guiding the change – johhn with leadership skills, credibility, communications ability, authority, analytical skills, and a sense of urgency. I don’t know if I should feel more, or less, secure as a result.

Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter

We need to remind the birds what they have heard and remind them all the time! The book was about changing in a group, most of the times we are around people.

While the Leadership Council was busy debating what to do, Fred retrieved a glass bottle that had washed up one summer. There were penguins in the colony and one of them was Fred.

If there are a number of elementary school level books that discuss change, then is change actually possible when there is no shortage of newly published reflux in this genre? Contact us any of these solutions: Nov 21, Sumit Singla rated it really liked it Shelves: The most remarkable change of all was how so many members of the colony had grown less afraid of change, were learning the specific steps needed to make any large adjustment to circumstances, and worked well together to keep leaping into a better and better future.

I can hardly give it more than two stars at this stage… Pero puede ser funcional para cualquier persona, porque siempre estamos con personas. We believe so much more is possible.

They were skeptical of a nomadic life but when tried there was more food, prosperous environments and more resources. Their narrative structure lulls our adult brain into a false sense of security, disabling the rational analytical faculties that usually protect our cherished world view.


Our Iceberg is Melting

Many birds came to see and accept what they had to do. The illustrations help in explaining the 8 principles that help in bringing about change, using leadership and crisis management. Yet another work read and iohn one sticks in my mind. May 15, Katy Krumbach rated it really liked it Shelves: The average life cycle of an iceberg is 3 to 6 years.

After a satisfying meal, Louis led a discussion on life, loved ones, and their hopes and dreams. Seagulls live a nomadic existence.

Rating this book is difficult, since the practical implication also needs to be considered. The penguins are living happily on their iceberg as they have done for many years.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John P. Kotter

I wish I’d read this book years ago! I will try to find and read some of those and would also welcome any recommendations. Change can be very difficult to people and that is why a change management strategy has pp be comprehensive and well planned.

Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony i at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting.