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Over a decade ago, Kim Cameron and some colleagues decided that rather than analyze what went terribly wrong with organizations and how to prevent it, they would look at what went extraordinarily right and how to replicate it. This was the birth of positive organizational scholarship, a new field that focused on what they called “positive deviance”—outcomes that far exceeded normal success.

This book makes the latest scholarship on creating extraordinarily successful organizations available in a concise, how-to format.  It features a wealth of specific tools and techniques for implementing positive leadership in five different areas.

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