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OD - Organizational Development module

CoachingOurselves: Reflection Cafe - Managing Metaphors

Duration: 0.25 days
Cost: $0
Course objectives:
Metaphors—which transfer concepts from one context to another—are typically viewed as linguistic devices used by poets. In this session you will see that metaphor can also be a powerful tool for creating and communicating new approaches to managing, and for understanding the approaches that prevail in your organization today.

The objectives for today’s session are to::

•Learn why metaphors are effective
•Create metaphors that provide insight into managing
•Appreciate how using new metaphors can enhance your ability to conceptualize and communicate your approach to management creatively and effectively, and to spur action

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