; this to him is the essence of synergy, the mental, the emotional, and the psychological differences between people. And the key to valuing those differences is to realize that all people see the world, not as it is, but as they are.
Part four: RENEWAL Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
Over here, he spoke...
then the sum of its parts. Trust + cooperation + bonding + teamwork. Valuing the differences is the essence of synergy: mental, emotional, psychological. Value your differences as they add to your knowledge and understanding of reality.
7. Sharpen the saw
Balanced self renewal, personal production...
Key processes: Apply win-win thinking (habit 4) and empathic communication (habit 5) to seek synergistic outomces, including the Third Alternative (habit 6). Use synergy ground rules to discover the Third Alternative.
Process of synergising
The essence of synergy...
/Win and reflects highest level of trust. Valuing the differences is the essence of synergy- the mental, the emotional, the psychological differences between people.
7. Sharpen the Saw- It focuses on balanced self-renewal techniques and is more personal in nature. It applies to four dimensions...
security sufficient to handle the risks of being open and therefore vulnerable. In addition, by learning to use the left brain, logic, with the right brain, emotion, we develop psychic synergy that is suited to reality, which is logical and emotional.
Valuing the Differences
The essence of synergy...
-win attitude (habit 4), seek to understand before to be understood (habit 5), and believe you can achieve more together than alone (habit 6). Moreover, valuing the differences is the essence of synergy. To synergize, one needs to acknowledge and appreciate the differences between people. To believe...
5. Win thinks in terms of securing an end, and leaving others to secure their own.
6. Win/Win or No Deal suggests that we can't come to a mutually beneficial solution, then there is no deal.
Win/Win is the habit of interpersonal leadership. There are five dimensions of the...
. Practice empathic listening.
HABIT 6 – Synergize
The essence of synergy is to value differences – to respect them, to build on strengths, to compensate for weaknesses. And the key to valuing those differences is to realize that all people see the world not as it is, but as they are.
one time is vital in achieving Win / Win solutions.
Covey addresses Habit 6 with discussion of synergy; synergy in the classroom; synergy in business; synergy in communication; the third alternative; negative synergy; valuing differences; and force field analysis. The 6 Habit is Synergy...
inclusiveness is shown in Tables 6 and 7. It was found that there were
significant differences between men and women professionals toward the organizational strategies for increasing inclusiveness. Men preferred to accept overseas assignment more
whenever given an opportunity (3.65) compared with
a standard of the respect for differences, the development of trust in teams, and the promotion of valuing the differences in others. When the expected behavior is not complied with, leaders should take suitable action to communicate that disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated. The last trap...
as when another person specifically asks for help from your point of view or when there is already a very high level of trust in the relationship.
Habit 6: Synergize
To put it simply, synergy means "two heads are better than one." Synergize is the habit of creative cooperation. It is teamwork...
. Our differences are no longer stumbling blocks to communication and progress. Instead they become the stepping stones to synergy.
Principles of Creative Cooperation
The exercise of the other habits prepares us for synergy.
Synergy means the whole is greater than the sum of...
. Valuing differences is the essence of synergy. I personally gained a lot from reading and studying the habit of synergy. It made me think that I don’t fully utilize the resources that I have available to me in my line of work far as much as I should. I work closely with a very diverse group of people...
is to achieve strategic fit. Strategic fit allows an organization to achieve synergy. In essence, synergy is the ability of two or more parts of an organization to achieve greater total effectiveness together than would be experienced if the efforts of the independent parts were summed. Synergy may...
, whilst it has been demonstrated that TRANSCO Finland has moved beyond compliance with equality legislation towards the stage of valuing differences (Liff, 1997; Cassell, 2001) and of a willingness to learn from diversity (Thomas and Ely, 1996), it has made comparatively smaller steps in changing...
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Habit #6: Synergize
• Synergy means that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
• Synergize is the process that reveals the Third Alternative.
• The way to create synergy is to create an...
present your own ideas clearly, specifically, visually and in the context of the paradigms of your audience, you significantly increase the credibility of your ideas.
Habit 6: Synergy
What is Synergy?
Synergy means that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts
Which means that the...
not EEO or Affirmative Action. These are laws and policies. Rather, diversity is about understanding, valuing, and making the most of the individual differences found in each and every person.
Simply enforcing government regulations will not get you to be the best. To obtain the fullest competitive...
the American consumers, helping Chrysler’s market share reach as high as 23 percent in 1997. An added advantage to the company was its efficient product development division. The product development costs were about 2.8 percent of revenues as compared to nearly 8 percent for GM and 6 percent for...
. This was habit 5: Seek first to be understanding,
then to be understood,
Synergize is habit 6 this habit basically is what it sounds like. The whole is greater than
the sum of its parts. [n practice, this means you must use "creative cooperation,, in social
interactions. Value differences...
in their eyes one plus one is always equal to two or more. “Valuing the differences is the essence of synergy- the mental, the emotional, the psychological differences between people” (Covey 277). Synergy creates the optimum playing field for all the other habits. Many individuals don’t see the...
Risk-return analysis (SmithKline Beecham, before merging) 13
Risk-return analysis (GlaxoSmithKline, after merging) 14
Steps to gain synergy 16
Steps to gain synergy 16
Achieved synergy 20
Stock price performance 25
around and notice how much synergy is going on all around you, such as two hands working together, teamwork, symbiotic relationships in nature, and creative problems.
5. Think about someone who irritates you. What is different about them?
6. Brainstorm with your friends and come up with...
intent to understand or we may listen three times more than we talk. The sixth habit is “Synergize”; it is the habit of creative cooperation. Furthermore, it is teamwork and open-mindedness. Also valuing the difference is the essence of synergy: mental, emotional, and psychological. The seventh habit...
resources can be duplicated across firms, yet what is far more difficult to duplicate is the resource configurations of technologies, infrastructure, business processes, and the related synergies among them [6, 15]. For example, the integration of e-commerce capability and IT infrastructure may improve...
or when there is already a very high level of trust in the relationship. |
|HABIT 6: SYNERGIZE |
|To put it simply, synergy means "two heads are better than one...
will begin to interact together, they will open to each other's influence, and they will begin to gain new insight. The capability of inventing new approaches will increase exponentially because of differences. Valuing differences is what really drives synergy. Synergy is exciting. Creativity is...
Principle which focuses on the greatest potential within and between people.
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. It is valuing the differences – to respect them, to build-on strengths, to compensate for weaknesses.
VII. Principle of Balanced Self-renewal...
The “Habit 6” and “Habit 7” sections from Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 habits of Highly Effective People were very informative and interesting. “Habit 7: Synergize” was about communicating and working well with others to achieve higher goals. Covey said “The whole is greater than the sum of...