If you’ve ever tried to really accomplish something new in any organization or
alliance, you’ve encountered the “Babel Problem”—the tendency for the
company to fragment into different, even warring factions, as everyone tries
to protect their own turf. Even the most innovative organizations can fall prey
to it, breaking into groups that not only won’t cooperate, but may even try to
sabotage each other.
The Partnering Solution shows employees and managers at every level how
to work together, with a clear method, cutting-edge strategies, and practical
tools. While many books have stressed the value of partnering—forming
strong alliances across departments and between organizations—The
Partnering Solution is the first book to show readers how to achieve lasting
results in a broad range of applications. Its methods will work equally well for
large corporations and professional firms, universities and small groups,
outsourcing and strategic alliances, government and voluntary associations.
The Partnering Solution features:
• Clear description of a partnering method, not just a philosophy
• Step-by-step instructions enabling readers to apply partnering strategies in
their own specific situations
• Dozens of real-life examples
• Numerous charts, graphs, and visuals to enhance the book’s clarity and
The Partnering Solution can help readers not only solve partnering problems
but tap into the full potential and opportunity partnering offers to foster
innovation and higher levels of performance and creativity throughout their
Whether you’re a lower-level 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. Did we say
simple? It is with The Partnering Solution!
Principals of Gathering Pace Consulting in Bedford, Mass., authors Dr.
William Ronco and Jean S. Ronco have provided successful partnering
consultation in over two hundred 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 University and his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. Jean S. Ronco earned her B.A. at Boston College and her Ed.M.
at Harvard University.
Available as an eBook through Kindle