The Upside of Tension
A leader's natural tendency is to suppose that tensions within teams, staffs, and organizations are problems that must be ultimately solved. In reality, great organizations learn how to leverage the necessary tensions of organizational life for the sake of progress, leaving many tensions purposely unresolved, but needing to be managed.
In this DVD resource, Andy Stanley explains that organizational progress depends not on resolving, but instead successfully managing healthy tensions. And will show us:
-Why tension is inevitable for any organization making progress
-Practical examples of tensions every organization must face
-Three vital questions to help distinguish between problems to be solved and tensions to be managed
-Seven essential strategies for managing organizational tensions
Also includes an in-depth interview with Andy providing further context on why leveraging tensions is crucial for organizational progress.