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Beat the system! : a way to create more human environments

Author: Robert F Allen; Charlotte Kraft; Human Resources Institute (Morristown, N.J.)
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Robert Francis, 1928-
Beat the system!
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1980
(OCoLC)655003139
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Allen; Charlotte Kraft; Human Resources Institute (Morristown, N.J.)
ISBN: 0070010803 9780070010802
OCLC Number: 5942857
Description: ix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding cultural influences --
The power of norms --
Not by accident alone --
Individual destruction --
Institutional failure --
The culture trap --
Cultural obstacles to change --
A false dichotomy and the incongruent culture --
The fulcrum: it doesn't have to be that way --
It takes a system to beat a system --
Opening the culture trap --
Knowing where you are and where you're going --
Instruments for understanding cultures and planning change --
Introducing change --
Making a difference --
Keeping it going --
The normative systems model --
From delinquency to freedom --
Migrancy defeated --
Changing the litter culture --
Trouble in paradise --
A program that failed --
Moonshots: uses of normative systems --
Walking ahead in the sun --
Conclusion: getting free.
Responsibility: Robert F. Allen, with Charlotte Kraft and the staff of the Human Resources Institute.

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