This charming story about a penguin colony in Antarctica illustrates key truths about Based on John Kotter’s pioneering work on how to make smart change. I came across “Our Iceberg is Melting. Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions” when looking for a book on organizational change. ixty copi in June, enluat~ its rif~et on our chan.e rifor t, and th~n ord~”””- fi . Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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I recommend this book to anyone involved in leading any sort of change, whether it be in your business, a local organization, your church, or even your personal life. A fun and interesting fable using the story of a colony of Emperor Penguins as a metaphor for how an organization can go about making a needed change.

What if you found out that the company you worked for had to undergo a major redesign? Holger Rathgeber spent his early professional career in Asia.

How to write a great review. This book is a fable with a colony of penguins and a seagull as characters. As found on this website of penguin facts: Jun 28, Louis Prosperi rated it really liked it.

He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. If a person in your organization does not ‘get the message’ the first time — then how is another simpleton leadership book about Willy the Sloth or Timmy the Train going to convince them otherwise? We believe so much more is possible.


Make sure as many others as possible understand and accept the vision and strategy. As found online at http: For example, a leadership team seeks to reinforce their message by putting up rah rah posters everywhere.

When you learn from experience, most likely, you are able to do a better job when it comes to putting kottee practice. You submitted the following rating and review.

Remove as many barriers as possible so that those who want to make the vision a reality can do so. Nice and easy fable. This is a book that will help me in many ways in my hero’s journey.

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When there is a change, we need to recogn Enjoyable easy read. Prepare to be both enlightened and delighted, whether you’re already a fan of this classic fable or are discovering it for the first time.

Create a new culture.

Their tale is one of resistance to change and heroic action, seemingly intractable obstacles and clever tactics for dealing with those obstacles. You will take this as a work bible if you want to be part of a big change and that your contribution is being desired and valued.


We relentlessly ask icebery question: Todo lo que tuvieron que pasar para sobrevivir ese reto, y todos los meelting que tuvieron que lograr para ser exitosos. I also find it insulting that one of the archetypes for the group is a young, pretty but dumb penguin. The No Asshole Rule.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. It is not going to be easy, and there are going to be people who will try to stop you. I have no doubt that there are books that better deal with the issues of globalization, outsourcing, and restructuring.

Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter

There are a lot of these theories, practices or rules that authors of management or business books meltong, rename and presto they have a new bestselling book.

Kotter is a consulting firm that partners with clients to achieve blockbuster results faster than leaders believed possible. Three and a half stars.

Kotter invites the reader to imagine how others are A group of penguins find themselves on ice which develops cracks.