Book Club

Stay at home and enjoy the fun-- our book club is VIRTUAL! We welcome non-members, so invite your friends!  

It’s a great way to learn more about ATD-OC, gain insights, and solidify your learning through discussion.

Current Book Selection:  Read by 9/23

Hostage at the Table
by George Kohlrieser

Conflict is part of human behavior that stems from a basic fight-or-flight instinct. Unfortunately, conflict is something many avoid at all costs and this leads to negative emotions that derail manager, leaders, and organizations.

About the Author:

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is professor of leadership and organizational behavior at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and a consultant to global organizations around the world.

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Meeting Agenda

September 23, 2019

  • 10-30 minutes: Greetings and self-introductions
  • 30-45 minutes: Discussion on three questions:

What point matters to you most from the book?

Where does the lesson apply in your current life?

What is one action you will take as a result?

Former Participants

Great discussion leading to practical applications of the book's lessons.

Can’t wait for the next one.’

Kathleen Ashelford

‘A fun way to learn from other members about career-related topics at this virtual social event.'
   – Laura Emery

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