CONFIDENCE: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End. Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Author. Crown Business $ (p). Confidence has ratings and 22 reviews. Robert said: Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Column: Cultivate a Culture of Confidence. Rosabeth Moss Kanter losers, but they respond differently, as I found in the research for my book Confidence.

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She is the author or coauthor of 19 books. Confidence produces peak performance: Confidence and winning is a cyclical process that feeds off of itself, as does lack of confidence and losing. No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Confidenceplease sign up. Positive behaviors lead to good problem-solving based on information and facts, teamwork and speed, and creativity and courage; in turn, good problem-solving leads to disciplines and practices that take organizations to a higher level of accountability, collaboration and initiative.

Throughout this book, and This was the second book that I read for the non-fiction unit, and I feel that there were some good points made, and Rosabeth Moss Kanter was able to balance narratives with the actual non-fiction very nicely. From the locker room to the living room to the boardroom—how winners become winners.

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If you enjoy stories or business and sports turnarounds, the middle section is good to emphasize the points about confidence. This is a personal attitude of high aspirations and expectations; it is the belief that “I can do it. As a human, you might feel confident sometimes. Confidence, or lack of it, is not just a characteristic of individuals, but applies to organizations and their external stakeholders.

Defining confidence is simple: She advises major corporations and governments worldwide, and is the author or co-author of sixteen books, including her newest book, Confidence: Winning Streaks The Cycle of Success. Mar 29, Lori Grant rated it it was amazing Shelves: The example was shared of Continental Airlines.


Another award-winning book, When Giants Learn to Dance, showed how to master the new terms of competition at the dawn of the global information age. Oct 24, Ty rated it it was ok. There’s a fundamental principle at work—confidence—that makes the difference between winning and losing in any competition, be it a high school basketball game or a high-stakes business situation. Anshulmittal rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Jose-luis Gomez rated it really liked it May 12, How Kantef Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good, a manifesto for leadership of sustainable enterprises, was named one of the ten best business books of by Amazon.

This holds for external confidence as well. From the Hardcover edition.

Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End

Jun 04, Minutes. Previously, he was the company’s editorial director and the senior vice president in charge of its publishing division. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, specializing in strategy, innovation, and confiidence for change.

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However, when human nature is involved, geometric measurement at best indicates trends, patterns, etc. About Confidence From the locker room to the living room to the boardroom—how winners become winners.

This book has added to my understanding of my issue, and the complexity of the world we live in. Kxnter person can influence the outcome but decisions must focus on the unit which performs the work in order to address the esprit de corps that is the confidencd for cooperation.

Jul 25, Robert rated it it was amazing. Team work and accountablity are the key. Through her consulting arm, Goodmeasure Inc. Sep 07, Pages. Although I skipped parts, it went deeper into an issue that I am passionate about, and widened my view to how confidence is applied in different areas of life.

Feb 28, Pages Buy. Negative attention and bad press lead to fewer and less loyal fans and to declining external resources; losing teams get less favorable deals; and the effects of losing cause disruptions and distractions. In she received the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Career Award, its highest award for scholarly contributions, for her impact on management thought, and in received rosabetg World Teleport Association’s Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year Award.


Employees were motivated to achieve this goal and showed initiative in taking actions that helped the company achieve it. A page book made into pages. From the locker room to the living room to the boardroom—how winners become winners.

Other editions – View all Confidence: Confidence falls at the midpoint between despair, which results in feelings of hopelessness and helplessness, and arrogance, which triggers complacency and a sense of false entitlement. Jun confiddnce, Cris rated it really liked it. Aug 31, Minutes Buy. Prior toContinental had been on a ten-year losing streak, having been through ten CEOs during this time. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Books of the Week.

This book is all over the place. But, achieving and maintaining confidence is not as simple. These cycles involve both internal and external confidence. Based on her extraordinary investigation of success and failure in companies such as Continental Airlines and Verizon and sports teams such as the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, as well as the arenas of education, health care, and politics, Kanter explores confidencce new theory and practice of success and provides people in leadership positions with a msos program for maintaining a winning streak or turning around a downward spiral.

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