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Fall 2009 Transdisciplinary Reading Group

Thursday, October 29, 2009


Fall 2009 Transdisciplinary Reading Group
Positive Business—Exploring and Exploiting Our Strengths to Transform Society, A Drucker/SBOS Student-Led Collaboration

Thursday, October 29
Noon – 1 p.m.
Burkle 12
(Additional Sessions to Follow on Nov. 19 and Dec. 3)

Join Drucker student Emi Makino (MBA 2010) and CGU/SBOS Ph.D. student Kim Perkins (Positive Organizational Psychology) for a three-part workshops series to stimulate conversation around the power of the positive and applications for success in business and in life. A light lunch will be provided and three books will be raffled off!

This Thursday’s session will be Part 1:
Positive Leadership—Learn how the most toxic waste site in America was cleaned up 60 years early and $30 billion under budget.
Book: Making the Impossible Possible (Cameron & Lavine, 2006)

Future sessions will be:

Part 2: Strengths-based Career Building—Share tips and ideas on leveraging strengths to create meaningful and successful careers.
Thursday, November 19, Noon – 1 p.m. in Burkle 14
Book: First, Break All the Rules (Buckingham & Coffman, 1999)

Part 3: Discovering Purpose—How to solve organizational problems through appreciative inquiry.
Thursday, December 3, Noon – 1 p.m. in Burkle 12
Book: Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change (Cooperrider & Whitney, 2005)

Please RSVP to Emi Makino at emi.makino@ymail.com or send an e-mail message with any questions you may have.

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