EXPIRED - Free E-Book for 48 Hours: Solving Tough Problems
(Total Value: $17.95)
Every two weeks, the BK Communique e-newsletter announces a free e-book from Berrett-Koehler. It is available for 48 hours from the time the BK Communique is published on Thursday. Thereafter, the free link is removed and you are directed to the standard-price e-book page. (Sorry, folks!) This e-book is provided exclusively to subscribers of the BK Communique, to which you can sign up here for free.
For our April 10th, 2014 issue, we offered the related Solving Tough Problems by Adam Kahane. The book became available starting at 3:30 am PST on Thursday 04-10-14, and expired on Saturday morning 04-12-14. The free e-book is for your personal use and not for resale or distribution (usage rights below).
Although the promotion is over, you can still purchase the paperback or e-book by clicking on the book cover below:
About the Book
Adam Kahane has worked on some of the toughest, most complex problems in the world. He started out as an expert analyst and advisor to corporations and governments, convinced of the need to calculate “the one right answer.” After an unexpected experience in South Africa during the transition away from apartheid, he got involved in facilitating a series of extraordinary high-conflict, high-stakes problem-solving efforts: in Colombia during the civil war, in Argentina during the collapse, in Guatemala after the genocide, in Israel, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, and the Basque Country. Through these experiences, he learned to create environments that enable new ideas and creative solutions to emerge even in the most stuck, polarized contexts. Here Kahane tells his stories and distills from them an approach all of us can use to solve our own toughest problems—at home, at work, in our communities, and in national and international affairs.
“This breakthrough book addresses the central challenge of our time: finding a way to work together to solve the problems we have created.”
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