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Idealized design : creating an organization's future

Author: Russell Lincoln Ackoff, Betriebswissenschafter; Jason Magidson; Herbert J Addison
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J : Wharton, 2006.
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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 -- as executives in hundreds of organizations will testify -- it's one of the most powerful techniques you'll ever use. Authored by its legendary creator, Wharton Professor Emeritus Russell Ackoff, and leading practitioner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Lincoln Ackoff, Betriebswissenschafter; Jason Magidson; Herbert J Addison
ISBN: 9780137071111 0137071116
OCLC Number: 731516386
Description: 258 S
Contents: Foreword by Ray Stata xxiii Preface xxix Introduction: The Birth of an Idea xxxiii Part I: Idealized Design: The Basics 1 Chapter 1: The Stages of Idealized Design 3 Chapter 2: Organizing the Process 27 Chapter 3: Preparing for an Idealized Design Process 43 Part II: Idealized Design: Applications-The Process in Action 59 Chapter 4: Business Enterprises 61 Chapter 5: Not-for-Profit and Government Organizations 87 Chapter 6: Process Improvement 103 Chapter 7: Problem Dissolving 117 Chapter 8: Facilities and Sites Design 129 Chapter 9: Take the Plunge 137 Part III: Idealized Design: No Limit-Applications to World Challenges 145 Chapter 10: The Urban Challenge 147 An Urban Car A Redesign of Paris and Beyond Chapter 11: The Health-Care Challenge 159 A National Health-Care System A Health-Care Mall Chapter 12: The Challenge to Government 171 A National Elections System A New United Nations A Response to Terrorism Part IV: Complete Idealized Designs 187 Chapter 13: Energetics (Business Enterprise) 189 Chapter 14: Academy of Vocal Arts (Not-for-Profit) 219 Chapter 15: White House Communications Agency (Government) 235 Endnotes 265 Annotated Bibliography 267 Index 277
Responsibility: Russell L. Ackoff, Jason Magidson, Herbert J. Addison.

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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 -- as executives in hundreds of organizations will testify -- it's one of the most powerful techniques you'll ever use. Authored by its legendary creator, Wharton Professor Emeritus Russell Ackoff, and leading practitioner Jason Magidson, Idealized Design covers every facet of this breakthrough methodology. You'll learn the fundamental differences between idealized design and traditional process re-engineering, and understand how idealized design eliminates many conventional obstacles to change. Start-to-finish techniques and examples drawn from hundreds of companies, non-profits, and government organizations will show you how to use idealized design to solve your own crisis of tomorrow ... today.

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