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Handbook of organization development

Author: Thomas G Cummings
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Sage, c 2008.
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The Handbook of Organization Development reflects the field of organizational development's rapid growth and success since its inception 50 years ago into a far more diffuse and complex study than it  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Cummings
ISBN: 9780761928126 076192812X
OCLC Number: 804437981
Description: 720 p. : il. ; 27 cm
Contents: CHAPTER 1 Introduction - Thomas CummingsPart I: The Nature of Organization DevelopmentCHAPTER 2 Contemporary View of Organization Development - W. Warner BurkeCHAPTER 3 From Brainwashing to Organizational Therapy: An Essay on the Evolution of a Model of Change Dynamics - Edgar H. ScheinCHAPTER 4 Learning in Organizations - Chris ArgyrisCHAPTER 5 Four General Strategies for Affecting Change in Human Systems - Robert E. Quinn and Scott SonensheinCHAPTER 6 Where is the Beef? A Clinical Perspective on Organizational Consultation and ChangeInquiry - Manfred Kets de Vries and Katharina BalazsPart II. The Organization ProcessCHAPTER 7 The Practice of Organization Developmen - David W. Jamieson and Christopher G. WorleyCHAPTER 8 Action Research and Organization Development - Peter Reason and Kate Louise McArdleCHAPTER 9 Organization Development Diagnosis - Craig C. LundbergCHAPTER 10 The Conceptual Underpinnings of Intervening in Organizations - Jean M. Bartunek, John R. Austin, and Myeong-Gu SeoCHAPTER 11 Groups as Agents of Change - J. Richard Hackman and Amy C. EdmondsonCHAPTER 12 Assessing Organization Development and Change Interventions - Richard W. Woodman, John B. Bingham, and Feirong YuanPart III: Organization InterventionsHuman Process InterventionsCHAPTER 13 Process Wisdom ? The Heart of Organization Development - Peter B. VaillCHAPTER 14 Team Building - R. Wayne Boss and Mark L. McConkieCHAPTER 15 Large Group Interventions: Whole System Approaches to Organizational Change - Ronald E. Purser and Thomas J. GriffinTechno-Structural InterventionsCHAPTER 16 Socio-Technical Systems: Designing and Managing Sustainable Organizations - Frans M. van Eijnatten, A.B. (Rami) Shani, and Myleen M. LearyCHAPTER 17 Musings on the Past and Future of Employee Empowerment - Gretchen M. Spreitzer and David DonesonCHAPTER 18 Organization Design - Jay R. GalbraithHuman Resource InterventionsCHAPTER 19 Strategic Human Resources Management - Edward E. Lawler IIICHAPTER 20 The Role of Strategic Career Development in Achieving Organizational Effectiveness: A Multilevel Model - Ayse Karaevli and Douglas T. HallStrategic InterventionsCHAPTER 21 Integrating OD with Strategic Planning: Closing the Approach/Methods Gap - Larry GreinerCHAPTER 22 Transforming Organizations: Embrace the Paradox of E and O - Michael BeerCHAPTER 23 A Process for Changing Organizational Culture - Kim CameronCHAPTER 24 Organization Development at the Top of the Enterprise - David A. NadlerCHAPTER 25 The Order and Chaos of the Learning Organization - George RothCHAPTER 26 Learning by Design: Key Mechanisms in Organization Development - A. B. (Rami) Shani and Peter DochertyCHAPTER 27 Designing Organizations to Lead with Knowledge - Susan A. MohrmanPart IV: Special Applications of Organization DevelopmentCHAPTER 28 The Status of OD in Public Administration: Another Case of Practice Being Ahead of Theory - Robert T. Golembiewski and Gene A. BrewerCHAPTER 29 Organization Development in Family-Owned and Family-Controlled Companies - Ernesto J. PozaCHAPTER 30 Sustainable Organizations - Dexter DunphyCHAPTER 31 Organization Development for Social Change - L. David Brown, Mark Leach , and Jane G. CoveyCHAPTER 32 Organization Development in Non Governmental Organizations: - Rajesh TandonCHAPTER 33 Developing Interorganizational Networks - Rupert F. ChisholmCHAPTER 34 Transorganizational Development - David M. Boje and Mark E. HillonCHAPTER 35 Reflections on Organization Development - Warren Bennis
Responsibility: Thomas G. Cummings, ed.


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