Nov 12, 2011-- One of the oldest, most widespread, and effective tools for creating personal and social change is the Circle. This organizational form is used for an array of purposes and appears under different names in a variety of contexts and cultures in countries around the world. In the United States, millions of people form self-organized literature circles, otherwise known as book clubs. In Japan, hundreds of companies like Toyota and Honda invite employees to join quality circles, a kind of self-managed work team. And in India, NGOs and banks regularly create lending circles to deliver financial services to the poor and to encourage community development. This article delves into the beneficial power of circles and how to leverage them. (8916 reads)
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