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Idealized design : creating an organization's future

Author: Russell Lincoln Ackoff; Jason Magidson; Herbert J Addison
Publisher: Upper Saddle River : Wharton School Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What's the best way to drive fundamental, transformative change within your organization? Envision your ideal solution: then, work backwards to where you are. It's called idealized design, and this book covers every facet of this breakthrough methodology.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Lincoln Ackoff; Jason Magidson; Herbert J Addison
ISBN: 0131963635 9780131963634 9780137071111 0137071116
OCLC Number: 62782170
Description: xliv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The stages of idealized design --
Organizing the process --
Preparing for an idealized design process --
Business enterprises --
Not-for-profit and government organizations --
Process improvement --
Problem dissolving --
Facilities and sites design --
Take the plunge --
The urban challenge --
The health-care challenge --
The challenge to government --
Energetics (business enterprise) --
Academy of Vocal Arts (not-for-profit) --
White House Communications Agency (government).
Responsibility: Russell L. Ackoff, Jason Magidson, Herbert J. Addison.
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