Book 80 of Year 2017 – “That’s not how we do it here!” by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber

Official Title – That’s Not How We Do It Here!: A Story About How Organizations Rise, Fall – and Can Rise Again

Genre – Non fiction

Book Length – 176 pages

Reading Time – 3.5 hours

Style/ Plot – This is a leadership and management book written as a fable of Meerkats building a community that faces trouble putting in measures to mitigate the issues that arise as a result of challenges and changes.

John and Holger tell the story of this Meerkat community in such a way that the reader can see opportunities for innovation, changes and improvement.

This book helps leader approach alternative ways to leverage the capabilities of their team in order to yield measurable outputs.

Favourite Quote – To understand how we can get better outcomes, we need to more clearly understand how organisations rise, whey they often eventually struggle no matter their past success, and why they can fall.

Rating – 4/5


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