Will Sr. Managers Change? LO7664

Keith Cowan (72212.51@CompuServe.COM)
29 May 96 10:36:53 EDT

Replying to LO7606 --

Bill Hendry <sfidba@scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us> writes:

>... I have done close to 500+ MBTI's, many with the
>leadership. Nearly all have a SJ preference, and have a very high need to
>closure, control and knowing what is coming, and keeping the status quo.
>Preserving what is is important. The window of opportunity for change is
>relatively small compared to other types, and I agree with Rol when he
>says you need to have a plan of how you are going to do it, check with
>them first, and keep them informed. ...

Bill, are the SJs a result of conditioning or natural selection? If it is
conditioning, there is hope for "reconditioning" whereas if it is natural
selection, then we have to "reselect" managers interested in creating an
LO and this may well take a lot longer??


Keith Cowan <72212.51@CompuServe.COM>

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