The Partnering Solution: A Powerful Strategy for Managers, Professionals, and Employees at All Levels

  • 4h 34m
  • Jean S. Ronco, William Ronco
  • Career Press, Inc.
  • 2005

The Partnering Solution shows employees and managers at every level how to work together, with a clear method, cutting-edge strategies, and practical tools. Whether you’re an employee in a small entrepreneurial firm or the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, you’ll discover new ways to foster creativity and innovation through the simple process of working together. Partnering with customers, outsourcing, mergers, alliances or between departments? The Partnering Solution delivers breakthrough gains.

About the Authors

Principals of Gathering Pace Consulting in Bedford, Mass., authors Dr. William Ronco and Jean S. Ronco have provided successful partnering consultation in more than 200 projects during the last decade. They consult and write on strategic planning, business intelligence research, and leadership training.

Dr. Ronco earned his B.A. at Rutgers University, his Ed.M. at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and his PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jean S. Ronco earned her B.A. at Boston College and her Ed.M. at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

In this Book

  • The Partnering Solution—A Powerful Strategy for Managers, Professionals, and Employees at All Levels
  • Introduction
  • The Babel Problem, the Partnering Solution
  • Chapter 2: A Partnering Solution Album: 12 Key Case Applications
  • 4 Classic Partnering Cases
  • Chapter 4: Taking Stock: Assessment Strategies and Tools
  • Chapter 5: Building Trust
  • Clarifying Goals
  • Chapter 7: Implementing Key Processes
  • Raising the Bar: Developing Partnering Opportunities
  • Partner, Heal Thyself: Addressing Key Internal Issues Essential for External Partnering
  • Chapter 10: Improving Meetings and Group Communications Skills
  • Improving One-on-One Partnering Communications Skills
  • Partnering Leadership: Translating Partnering Initiatives Into Individual Actions
  • Death by Outsourcing: The Partnering Mystery Case
  • Chapter 14: Planning Your Own Partnering
  • Suggested Reading