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Agent of change : my life, my practice.

Author: Richard Beckhard
Publisher: San Francisco, Ca : Jossey-Bass, 1997.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The professional memoirs (and insights) from a revered organization consultant. In this remarkable memoir, Richard Beckhard shares a lifetime of wisdom from his forty--five year career as one of the  Read more...

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Named Person: richard Beckhard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Beckhard
ISBN: 0787910120 9780787910129
OCLC Number: 300258194
Description: 202 p.
Contents: 1. The First Thirty Years: A Brief Biography; 2. A Transition: Becoming A Human Relations Trainer; 3. Relationships: Balancing the Personal-Professional System; 4. Becoming an Organization Consultant; 5. Organization Development: Shaping the Field of Practice; 6. Working in Other Cultures; 7. Teaching--and Learning; 8. Changing Large Systems Change; 9. Developing a Field: Consulting with Family Businesses; 10. Adding Value, Senior Style; 11. Looking Back and Ahead: Learnings and Legacies; A. A Chronology of the Works of dick Beckard; B. Commitment and Responsibility Charts; C. The Confrontation Meeting
Series Title: Jossey-Bass business & management series.

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