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Philosophies of organizational change

Author: Aaron Smith; Fiona Graetz
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2011.
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Philosophies of Organizational Change explains the assumptions that drive different perspectives on organizational change management. The book critically evaluates the arguments underpinning  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Smith; Fiona Graetz
ISBN: 9781848446380 1848446381
OCLC Number: 664325465
Description: v, 210 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Philosophies of organizational change: 'changing context' --
2. Theories about theories: 'changing theories' --
3. The rational philosophy: 'changing plans' --
4. The biological philosophy: 'changing organisms' --
5. The institutional philosophy: 'changing conformity' --
6. The resource philosophy: 'changing opportunities' --
7. The psychological philosophy: 'changing minds' --
8. The systems philosophy: 'changing everything' --
9. The cultural philosophy: 'changing values' --
10. The critical philosophy: 'changing reality' --
11. Conclusion. The dualities philosophy: 'changing tensions'.
Responsibility: Aaron C.T. Smith, Fiona M. Graetz.

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