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Intelligent disobedience : doing right when what you're told to do is wrong / by Ira Chaleff

By: Chaleff, Ira.
Publisher: Oakland, C.A. : Berrett-Koehler, 2015Description: xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781626564275.Subject(s): Behaviour | Personal development | PsychologyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
Contents:
Creating cultures that do the right thing -- The pressure to obey: what would you do? -- Obedience and disobedience: when is which right? -- Breaking the habit: it takes more than you think -- Finding your voice: saying "No" so you are heard -- Understanding the true risks of saying "Yes" -- The dynamics of authority and obedience -- Changing the dynamics -- The crucial lessons from guide dog training -- The price of teaching obedience too well -- Teaching intelligent disobedience: where do the lessons begin? -- Doing right at work: saving lives and accomplishing missions -- Personal accountability and cultures that honor doing right -- The courageous follower: a model for creating powerful partnerships.
Summary: Explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals. Examines compliance in the education system and work place and discusses how to say 'no'.

Creating cultures that do the right thing -- The pressure to obey: what would you do? -- Obedience and disobedience: when is which right? -- Breaking the habit: it takes more than you think -- Finding your voice: saying "No" so you are heard -- Understanding the true risks of saying "Yes" -- The dynamics of authority and obedience -- Changing the dynamics -- The crucial lessons from guide dog training -- The price of teaching obedience too well -- Teaching intelligent disobedience: where do the lessons begin? -- Doing right at work: saving lives and accomplishing missions -- Personal accountability and cultures that honor doing right -- The courageous follower: a model for creating powerful partnerships.

Explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals. Examines compliance in the education system and work place and discusses how to say 'no'.

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