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|Switch shows that successful changes follow a pattern, a pattern you can use to make the changes that matter to you, whether your interest is in changing the world or changing your waistline. From the Hardcover edition.|
|Essential Questions and Practical Answers Cathy A. Toll. acts of teaching, |
learning, and literacy, they will likely make changes in their practices as well, but
those changes will be rooted in knowledge and reflection. It takes more work to ...
is as follows: Change is difficult and painful. ... Often, literacy coaches with whom
I work make mistakes because they are operating under these assumptions. By
|This heterogeneity is often referred to as variability, and it is one of the important |
sources of variability in medical, epidemiological and ... This heterogeneity may
be difficult to assess, but it is nevertheless of great importance. ... When mortality
rates are estimated, one may be interested in how they change over time or age.
|Change is difficult, but change agents are essential for the survival of an |
organisation. Don't shoot the ... The analogy is that organisations can often
become constrained in their ability to change in much the same way. If there is
one word that ...
|Our minds are not only unique, they are quite mysterious and elusive—not only to |
others but often even to ourselves. New research in ... Understanding how these
systems work biologically is important because one of the ways that we change
our world is by changing our brains. Indeed, it may ... It is difficult to understand ...
|killing is performed by withholding the resources essential for survival. ... but |
rather responds to the request of the subject or their family, this form of killing
might sometimes (perhaps often) be performed ... Although other resources can
certainly be distributed so as to make it more easy or difficult for people to
achieve these ...
|1 Organizational environments are dynamic, and the speed of environmental |
change as well as its direction is often difficult to anticipate. In order to survive in
the long term, organizations need to be able to successfully cope with a changing
environment. ... the ability to trigger organizational adaptations and
transformations is important, but this poses great challenges to organizations.
There is wide agreement that—in particular for established organizations—
change is a difficult task.
|Change your attitude towards the difficult person, and remain positive in your |
approach. Usually, the difficult ... But, we must point out that some of these difficult
colleagues are unaware how harmful their actions are to their own career
success. ... It will often be up to you to specify exactly what that is. You can ...
Keeping a positive mental outlook is for certain the most important aspect of
survival. While in a ...
|Actuarial mathematics is a difficult concept, and it is difficult to explain to a lay |
audience. ... Corporate actuaries often need to explain their IBNR [incurred but
not reported] loss reserve calculations to upper management. When a change in
IBNR can erase the entire profit for a given year, not only are good
communication skills necessary, political savvy is also essential! At a certain level
, ... To avoid the “glassy eye” syndrome, good verbal communication skills are
A. Underdal, Oran R. Young - 2004 - 394 pages
|The conventional answer has been to define survival in terms of persistence of |
the "essential" or "constitutive" ... We can easily see, however, that the distinction
between "essential" and "non-essential" features can be difficult to draw in ... to
answer, but at least it is abundantly clear that extreme rigidity is rarely if ever a
good recipe for survival in a changing environment. ... "The problem" is usually a
moving target, and institutions are often "a static force" (Morgenthau, 1985:106;
see also ...