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Rosabeth Moss Kanter

American,  Businesswoman
Total Quotes : 26
Character Pessimism

Confidence isn't optimism or pessimism, and it's not a character attribute. It's the expectation of a positive outcome.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Innovation Enemy Habitual

Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

World Companies Autocratic

Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses. We don't live in that world anymore.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Yes Always Than

'No' is always an easier stand than 'Yes.'

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Will Contagious Even

Confidence is contagious, but so is failure. Even the Yankees will lose if you persuade them that they will.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Allow Congressional Turf

Organizational structures that allow divisions and departments to own their turf and people with long tenure to take root creates the same hardened group distinctions as Congressional redistricting to produce homogeneous voting blocs - all of which makes it easier to resist compromise, let alone collaboration.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Caring Eager Most

Friendly people are caring people, eager to provide encouragement and support when needed most.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

World Responsibilities

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Vision Better Call

A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Compete United States

Cheap labor is not going to be the way we compete in the United States. It's going to be brain power.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Nature Business Financial

Business requires understanding financial matters, but management is different from running the financial aspects of the business - it requires understanding complex systems, how they operate, the nature of organisations, what happens when people interact in groups and how to motivate and guide people.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Door Symptoms Executives

One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives. It's a revolving door.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Strong Symbols Developed

Throughout human history, people have developed strong loyalties to traditions, rituals, and symbols. In the most effective organizations, they are not only respected but celebrated. It is no coincidence that the most highly admired corporations are also among the most profitable.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Possibilities Utopia

The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Waiting Next Ahead

To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Small Found Wins

I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Power Things Get

Power is the ability to get things done.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Excited About Before

Leaders must wake people out of inertia. They must get people excited about something they've never seen before, something that does not yet exist.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Back More Go

Too many people let others stand in their way and don't go back for one more try.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Career New Boomers

The boomers' biggest impact will be on eliminating the term 'retirement' and inventing a new stage of life... the new career arc.

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter