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    Positive Organizational Scholarship

    Would you like your organization to reflect the best of the human condition?


    How can you be a force of positivity in every aspect of your life?

    The Best Teacher in You

    How can teachers learn from their colleagues, and build out their undiscovered skills?

    Lift (Audio)

    Leading scholars Ryan W. Quinn and Robert E. Quinn marshal both scientific research and personal experience to show how y...

    The Positive Organization (Audio)

    Continuing his groundbreaking work in Positive Organizational Scholarship, Robert Quinn (bestselling author of Deep Chang...

    • Staggering Potential Left Untapped

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      Staggering Potential Left Untapped

      This is excerpted from Chapter 13 of Lift, 2nd Edition. Shawn Quinn (Bob’s son and Ryan’s brother) once worked with a woman who told him a story about a project that she was assigned to lead. The project was important to the work of the organization, and required a team with members of differe...

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      September 4, 2015

    • Embracing the Common Good

      Robert Quinn posted a blog post

      Embracing the Common Good

      The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of The Positive Organization. “Did you know that organizations are political?”   When this question is posed to a class of executives the response is usually a low laugh. The laugh signifies that the question surfaces something so obvious that it is s...

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      August 27, 2015

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