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Author Viljoen, Rica,
Title Inclusive organizational transformation : an African perspective on human niches and diversity of thought / Rica Viljoen.
Imprint Farnham : Gower, 2014.

Author Viljoen, Rica,
Series Transformation and Innovation
Transformation and Innovation.
Subject Multiculturalism.
Cultural pluralism.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; About the Author; About the Book; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Abbreviations; 1 Finding My Roots; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Finding My Voice; 1.3 Growing Roots; 1.4 Mandala: A Space for Growth; 1.5 Becoming Culturally Aware; 1.6 Telling Organizational Stories; 1.7 Seeing Colours; 1.8 An Integral Approach; 1.9 Inclusivity Conceptualized; 1.10 Story-Telling in Organizations; 1.11 What to Expect in This Book; References; PART I Theoretical Grounding; 2 Towards an Integral Inclusivity Framework; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Concept 'Integral'
2.3 The Organizational Gestalt: The Way We Do Things Here2.4 Emotional Containment: The Way Things Feel Here; 2.5 Individual Presence: The Ability to Connect in the Here and Now; 2.6 Inclusivity Contextualized; 2.7 A Framework of Inclusivity; 2.8 Conclusion; References; 3 The Phenomenon of Inclusivity; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Phenomenon of Inclusivity; 3.3 Human Energy in the System to Perform; 3.4 A Typical Inclusivity Process; 3.5 The Prerequisites for Inclusivity; 3.6 Prerequisites for Inclusivity; 3.7 Measuring Inclusivity; 3.8 Inclusivity Through Story-Telling.
3.9 Benefits of Inclusivity3.10 Constructing Inclusivity; 3.11 Optimizing Inclusivity in Organizations; 3.12 Conclusion; References; PART II Emerging of Human Niches; 4 Human Niches Conceptualized; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Loraine Laubscher: The One Who Explains Spiral Dynamics; 4.3 Gravesian Spiral Dynamics; 4.4 Human Niches; 4.5 Conclusion; References; 5 The Different Human Niches; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The Different Niches; 5.3 The Colour Purple; 5.4 Remembering Our Roots; 5.5 MeshWORKS: An Integral Approach; 5.6 Conclusion; References; 6 Human Niches Applied; 6.1 Introduction.
6.2 Human Niches on National Level6.3 The African Dilemma; 6.4 Leaders Should Speak in Colours; 6.5 Integration with Integral Theory; 6.6 Conclusion; References; PART III Navigating Diversity of Thought; 7 Decoding the Complexity of Diversity; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Diversity of Thought; 7.3 Building Blocks to Create Individual Presence; 7.4 Crystallizing Voice: Emergence into Becoming; 7.5 Conscious Groups; 7.6 Conclusion; References; 8 Congruence: Unlocking Human Energy; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Congruence within the Individual Domain; 8.3 Congruence within Group Domain.
8.4 Congruence within the Organizational Domain8.5 Congruence within the National Culture; 8.6 The Benefits of Decoding the Complexity of Diversity; 8.7 Contextual Intelligence; 8.8 Conclusion; References; PART IV Navigating through Transformation; 9 Navigating Transformation in a Purple Country; 9.1 Introduction ; 9.2 The Ghana National Culture; 9.3 Describing Organizational Culture; 9.4 The Case of Gold Fields Damang and Tarkwa; 9.5 The Five-Year Transformational Journey of Damang and Tarkwa; 9.6 Conclusion; References; 10 Effecting: Story-Telling in Action; 10.1 Introduction.
Summary In Inclusive Organizational Transformation, Dr Rica Viljoen acknowledges that diversity of thought presents both gifts and challenges to leadership in multi-national organizations. Here, Inclusivity is positioned as a radical transformational methodology with the purpose of unleashing the benefits of engagement and diversity of thought. Case studies from Ghana, South Africa, Australia, Peru and Tanzania are included and insights gained from the dynamics observed are shared. A synthesis of Inclusivity is presented in a model, meta-insights are derived and the prerequisites for Inclusivity on in.
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