Change Handbook The Definitive Resource on Today's Best Methods for Engaging Whole Systems

ISBN-10: 1576753794

ISBN-13: 9781576753798

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

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Description: Originators and practitioners of such change methods as Future Search, Real Time Strategic Change, Gemba Kaizen, and Open Space Technology outline the distinctive aspects of their approaches, detail roles and responsibilities, share stories illustrating their use, and answer frequently asked questions. A comparative chart allows readers to evaluate the methods to find the one that seems best for them.

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 808
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Peggy Holman brings generative processes to organizations and communities, increasing their capacity for achieving what is important to them. Her work encourages people to take responsibility for what they love.

Tom Devane is an internationally known consultant and speaker who helps companies plan and implement transformations that utilize highly participative methods to achieve sustainable change.

Steven Cady is a professor in the management department at Bowling Green State University. He is also the director of the institute for Organizational Effectiveness and former chief editor of The Organization Development Journal.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction and Essential Fundamentals
Navigating Through the Methods
The Big Picture: Making Sense of More Than Sixty Methods
Selecting Methods: The Art of Mastery
Preparing to Mix and Match Methods
Sustainability of Results
The Methods
Adaptable Methods
In-depth
Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change
Collaborative Loops
Dialogue and Deliberation
Integrated Clarity: Energizing How We Talk and What We Talk about in Organizations
Open Space Technology
The Technology of Participation
Whole-Scale Change
The World Cafe
Thumbnails
Ancient Wisdom Council
Appreciative Inquiry Summit
The Conference Model
Consensus Decision Making
Conversation Cafe
Dynamic Facilitation
The Genuine Contact Program
Human Systems Dynamics
Leadership Dojo
Evolutions of Open Systems Theory
OpenSpace-Online Real-Time Methodology
Organization Workshop
PeerSpirit Circling: Creating Change in the Spirit of Cooperation
Power of Imagination Studio: A Further Development of the Future Workshop Concept
Real-Time Strategic Change
SimuReal: Action Learning in Hyperdrive
Study Circles
Think Like a Genius: Realizing Human Potential Through the Purposeful Play of Metaphorming
Web Lab's Small Group Dialogues on the Internet Commons
Planning Methods
In-depth
Dynamic Planning and the Power of Charrettes
Future Search: Common Ground Under Complex Conditions
Scenario Thinking
Search Conference
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Community Summits
Large Group Scenario Planning
SOAR: A New Approach to Strategic Planning
Strategic Forum
Strategic Visioning: Bringing Insight to Action
The 21st Century Town Meeting: Engaging Citizens in Governance
Structuring Methods
In-depth
Community Weaving
Participative Design Workshop
Thumbnails
Collaborative Work Systems Design
The Whole Systems Approach: Using the Entire System to Change and Run the Business
Improving Methods
In-depth
Rapid Results
The Six Sigma Approach to Improvement and Organizational Change
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Action Learning
Action Review Cycle and the After Action Review Meeting
Balanced Scorecard
Civic Engagement: Restoring Community Through Empowering Conversations
The Cycle of Resolution: Conversational Competence for Sustainable Collaboration
Employee Engagement Process
Gemeinsinn-Werkstatt: Project Framework for Community Spirit
Idealized Design
The Practice of Empowerment: Changing Behavior and Developing Talent in Organizations
Values Into Action
WorkOut
Supportive Methods
In-depth
Online Environments That Support Change
Playback Theatre
Visual Recording and Graphic Facilitation: Helping People See What They Mean
Thumbnails
The Drum Cafe: Building Wholeness, One Beat at a Time
JazzLab: The Music of Synergy
The Learning Map Approach
Visual Explorer
Thoughts About the Future from the Lead Authors
From Chaos to Coherence: The Emergence of Inspired Organizations and Enlightened Communities
High-Leverage Ideas and Actions You Can Use to Shape the Future
Hope for the Future: Working Together for a Better World
Quick Summaries
References Suggested
Index
About the Lead Authors
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