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Description: This collection provides the most relevant, salient articles that are considered "must reads" for a depth of understanding about organization change. Each of the seventy-five papers included in this volume have launched their own fields of inquiry or practices and are the key readings for any student or practitioner of organization development.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/10/2008
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
|ï¿½ Environment as Stimulus for Change Organization change is typically a reaction to a change in the external environment|
|ï¿½The purpose of this chapter is to expand our understanding of these environmental changes and the planned organizational response to them.ï¿½|
|ï¿½ Theories & Models This chapter provides a theoretical overview of the literature on organization change|
|ï¿½ Diagnosing the Current State This chapter is designed to help scholars and practitioners diagnose the need for organization change|
|ï¿½ Understanding Resistance Psychologists have been dedicated to understanding resistance to change and helping leaders respond to it for more than half a century|
|ï¿½ Beginning with the classic article by Coch & French (1948), this chapter addresses the nature of resistance to change at the individual, group and organizational levels|
|ï¿½ Change Interventions Individual, group and organizational level change interventions are included in this chapter|
|ï¿½ Key Roles in Planned Change This chapter focuses on the roles that leaders, groups, teams and internal organizational members play in organization change.ï¿½|
|ï¿½ Building Knowledge of Changing Through Assessment This chapter is designed to provide a deeper understanding of the role of assessment in change and to help scholars and practitioners measure the effectiveness of change initiatives, the overall change process and continuous learning and growth|
|ï¿½ The Future of Planned Change The final chapter will address future directions in the study and practice of organization change. ï¿½|