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Handbook of Organizational Change and Innovation

ISBN-10: 0195135008

ISBN-13: 9780195135008

Edition: 2004

Authors: Andrew H. Van de Ven, Kevin Dooley, Michael E. Holmes, Marshall Scott Poole

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In a world of organizations that are in constant change scholars have long sought to understand and explain how they change. This book introduces research methods that are specifically designed to support the development and evaluation of organizational process theories. The authors are a group of highly regarded experts who have been doing collaborative research on change and development for many years.
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Book details

List price: $93.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 10.00" wide x 7.20" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Thomas J. Chermack is an Assistant Professor at the Colorado State University in the Organizational Performance and Change program. Chermack worked as a consultant with Personnel Decisions International for eight years leading efforts in training, change management initiatives, organization development interventions and high performance work team initiations.Tom is also the founder and managing partner of Chermack Scenarios, a scenario planning consultancy affiliated with the Centre for Innovative Leadership. He has authored over 50 research reports, and his research has appeared in scholarly publications such as Futures, Futures Research Quarterly, Human Resource Development Review, The Academy of Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies among others.Foreword author Andrew H. Van de Ven is Vernon H. Heath Professor of Organizational Innovation and Change in the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota, and author of numerous books on Organizational Development.

Contributors
Introduction
Central Issues in the Study of Change and Innovation
Organizationally Relevant Journeys in Individual Change
Dynamics in Groups and Teams: Groups as Complex Action Systems
Dualities and Tensions of Planned Organizational Change
Adaptation and Selection in Strategy and Change: Perspectives on Strategic Change in Organizations
Dynamics of Structural Change
Dynamics in Organizational Culture
Evolutionary Dynamics of Organizational Populations and Communities
Social, Technical, and Institutional Change: A Literature Review and Synthesis
Dynamics of Change in Organizational Fields
The Nation-State and Culture as Influences on Organizational Change and Innovation
Complexity Science Models of Organizational Change and Innovation
Theories of Organizational Change and Innovation Processes
Index