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Organization Development : A Jossey-Bass Reader

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This is the third book in the Jossey-Bass Reader series, Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader. This collection will introduce the key thinkers and contributors in organization development including Ed Lawler, Peter Senge, Chris Argyris, Richard Hackman, Jay Galbraith, Cooperrider, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Bolman & Deal, Kouzes & Posner, and Ed Schein, among others. "Without reservations I recommend this volume to those students of organizational behavior who want an encyclopedia of OD to gain a perspective on the past, present, and future..." Jonathan D. Springer of the American Psychological Association.
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  • Paperback | 1088 pages
  • 155 x 227 x 49mm | 1,384g
  • Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • illustrations
  • 0787984264
  • 9780787984267
  • 464,399

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Organization Development is a one-stop guide to the world of planned change. Newcomers to the field can read the book cover to cover and explore organization development's foundation, scope, focus, purpose, and methods. Experienced consultants and change agents will find chapters that capture best thinking on key topics--resources for fine-tuning skills, learning about intervention options, envisioning organization development's future, or reflecting on the larger issues in growth and change. Leaders and managers will find the resources they need to understand the route to organizational health and effectiveness, and to develop, launch, and nourish successful change efforts. Organization development has a powerful and influential heritage, solid core, evolving applications and approaches, and a vital role to play in today's global, fast-paced world of constant change. This volume immerses readers deeply in organization development's power and possibilities.



Contributors include Billie Alban
Chris Argyris
Ron Ashkenas
John R. Austin
Jean M. Bartunek
Franklin Becker
Richard Beckhard
Beth Benjamin
Peter Block
Gene Boccialetti
Lee G. Bolman
David L. Bradford
Barbara Bunker
W. Warner Burke
Bernard Burnes
Jay Conger
David L. Cooperrider
Terrence E. Deal
Linda Dickens
Peter F. Drucker
Jane E. Dutton
Peter J. Frost
Marshall Goldsmith
Jay Galbraith
Joan V. Gallos
Marc S. Gerstein
Louis Tex Gunning
Phil Harkins
Stuart L. Hart
Todd Jick
Jason M. Kanov
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Steve Kerr
John Kotter
James Kouzes
Edward E. Lawler
Jacoba M. Lilius
Sally Maitlis
Robert J. Marshak
Keith Merron
Philip H. Mirvis
Howard Morgan
David A. Nadler
Glenn M. Parker
Barry Posner
Joseph A. Raelin
Michael J. Sales
Edgar H. Schein
Roger Schwarz
Leslie E. Sekerka
Peter M. Senge
Fritz Steele
David A. Thomas
William R. Torbert
Dave Ulrich
Karen Watkins
Marvin Weisbord
Alan Weiss
Monica C. Worline
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Organization Development is a one-stop guide to the world of planned change. Newcomers to the field can read the book cover to cover and explore organization development's foundation, scope, focus, purpose, and methods. Experienced consultants and change agents will find chapters that capture best thinking on key topics--resources for fine-tuning skills, learning about intervention options, envisioning organization development's future, or reflecting on the larger issues in growth and change. Leaders and managers will find the resources they need to understand the route to organizational health and effectiveness, and to develop, launch, and nourish successful change efforts. Organization development has a powerful and influential heritage, solid core, evolving applications and approaches, and a vital role to play in today's global, fast-paced world of constant change. This volume immerses readers deeply in organization development's power and possibilities.



Contributors include Billie Alban
Chris Argyris
Ron Ashkenas
John R. Austin
Jean M. Bartunek
Franklin Becker
Richard Beckhard
Beth Benjamin
Peter Block
Gene Boccialetti
Lee G. Bolman
David L. Bradford
Barbara Bunker
W. Warner Burke
Bernard Burnes
Jay Conger
David L. Cooperrider
Terrence E. Deal
Linda Dickens
Peter F. Drucker
Jane E. Dutton
Peter J. Frost
Marshall Goldsmith
Jay Galbraith
Joan V. Gallos
Marc S. Gerstein
Louis "Tex" Gunning
Phil Harkins
Stuart L. Hart
Todd Jick
Jason M. Kanov
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Steve Kerr
John Kotter
James Kouzes
Edward E. Lawler
Jacoba M. Lilius
Sally Maitlis
Robert J. Marshak
Keith Merron
Philip H. Mirvis
Howard Morgan
David A. Nadler
Glenn M. Parker
Barry Posner
Joseph A. Raelin
Michael J. Sales
Edgar H. Schein
Roger Schwarz
Leslie E. Sekerka
Peter M. Senge
Fritz Steele
David A. Thomas
William R. Torbert
Dave Ulrich
Karen Watkins
Marvin Weisbord
Alan Weiss
Monica C. Worline
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Table of contents

Foreword: Observations on the State of Organization Development (Edgar H. Schein). Introduction (Joan V. Gallos). About the Editor. Part One: The OD Field: Setting the Context, Understanding the Legacy. Editor's Interlude. Historical Roots. 1 What Is Organization Development? (Richard Beckhard). 2 Where Did OD Come From? (W.Warner Burke). Evolution of the Field 3 Revolutions in OD: The New and the New, New Things (Philip H.Mirvis). Theory Versus Practice 4 Theories and Practices of Organizational Development (John R. Austin and Jean M. Bartunek). Part Two: The OD Core: Understanding and Managing Planned Change. Editor's Interlude. Understanding Planned Change. 5 Kurt Lewin and the Planned Approach to Change: A Reappraisal (Bernard Burnes). Intervention Theory. 6 Effective Intervention Activity (Chris Argyris). Action Technologies 7 Action Research: Rethinking Lewin (Linda Dickens and Karen Watkins). 8 Action Learning and Action Science: Are They Different? (Joseph A. Raelin). Appreciative Inquiry. 9 Toward a Theory of Positive Organizational Change (David L. Cooperrider and Leslie E. Sekerka). Models of Change. 10 Leading Change:Why Transformation Efforts Fail (John P. Kotter). 11 The Congruence Model of Change (David A. Nadler). Part Three: The OD Process: Diagnosis, Intervention, and Levels of Engagement. Editor's Interlude. Individual. 12 Teaching Smart People How to Learn (Chris Argyris). Small Group. 13 Facilitative Process Interventions: Task Processes in Groups (Edgar H. Schein). Large Group. 14 Large Group Interventions and Dynamics (Barbara Bunker and Billie Alban). Intergroup. 15 Understanding the Power of Position: A Diagnostic Model (Michael J. Sales). Organization. 16 Reframing Complexity: A Four-Dimensional Approach to Organizational Diagnosis, Development, and Change (Joan V. Gallos). Part Four:OD Consulting: Leading Change from the Outside. Editor's Interlude. Consulting Process. 17 Masterful Consulting (Keith Merron). Consulting Phases and Tasks. 18 Flawless Consulting (Peter Block). Contracting. 19 The Organization Development Contract (Marvin Weisbord). Facilitation. 20 The Facilitator and Other Facilitative Roles (Roger Schwarz). Coaching. 21 The Right Coach (Howard Morgan, Phil Harkins,Marshall Goldsmith). Part Five:OD Leadership: Fostering Change from the Inside. Editor's Interlude. Understanding Options and Challenges. 22 Reframing Change: Training, Realigning, Negotiating, Grieving, and Moving On (Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal). Leading as the Internal Consultant. 23 What Constitutes an Effective Internal Consultant? (Alan Weiss). Leading as the Boss. 24 Reversing the Lens: Dealing with Different Styles When You Are the Boss (Gene Boccialetti). Leading the Boss. 25 Relations with Superiors: The Challenge of "Managing" a Boss (John Kotter). Building Support. 26 Enlist Others (James Kouzes and Barry Posner). Part Six: OD Focus: Organizational Intervention Targets. Editor's Interlude. Strategy. 27 Business Strategy: Creating the Winning Formula (Edward E. Lawler). Organizational Design. 28 Matching Strategy and Structure (Jay Galbraith). Structure of Work. 29 Designing Work: Structure and Process for Learning and Self-Control (Marvin Weisbord). Workspace Design. 30 Making It Happen: Turning Workplace Vision into Reality (Franklin Becker and Fritz Steele). Culture. 31 So How Can You Assess Your Corporate Culture? (Edgar H. Schein). Workforce Development. 32 What Makes People Effective? (Edward E. Lawler). Team Development. 33 What Makes a Team Effective or Ineffective? (Glenn M. Parker). Leadership Development. 34 Developing the Individual Leader (Jay Conger and Beth Benjamin). Part Seven: OD Purpose and Possibilities: Seeing the Forest for the Trees. Editor's Interlude. Fostering Mission and Commitment. 35 Creating a Community of Leaders (Phillip H.Mirvis and Louis "Tex" Gunning). Integrating Systems. 36 Designing High-Performance Work Systems: Organizing People,Work, Technology, and Information (David A. Nadler and Marc S. Gerstein). Utilizing Diversity. 37 Diversity as Strategy (David A. Thomas). Creating Learning Organizations. 38 The Leader's New Work: Building Learning Organizations (Peter M. Senge). Creating Humane Organizations. 39 Compassion in Organizational Life (Jason M. Kanov, Sally Maitlis,Monica C.Worline, Jane E. Dutton, Peter J. Frost, Jacoba M. Lilius). Fostering Growth and Development. 40 Generating Simultaneous Personal, Team, and Organization Development (William R. Torbert). Part Eight: OD and the Future: Embracing Change and New Directions. Editor's Interlude. CHANGES IN THE FIELD. Practitioner Perspective. 41 Emerging Directions: Is There a New OD? (Robert J.Marshak). Scholarly Perspective. 42 The Future of OD? (David L. Bradford and W.Warner Burke). CHANGES IN THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT. The Digital Revolution. 43 From Cells to Communities: Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Organization (Rosabeth Moss Kanter). Globalization. 44 Actions for Global Learners, Launchers, and Leaders (Ron Ashkenas, Dave Ulrich, Todd Jick, Steve Kerr). Knowledge Management. 45 Knowledge-Worker Productivity: The Biggest Challenge (Peter F. Drucker). Sustainability and the Environment. 46 Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World (Stuart L. Hart). Organizational Values. 47 The Healthy Organization (Richard Beckhard). References. Name Index. Subject Index.
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About Edgar H. Schein

Joan V. Gallos is professor of leadership at the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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