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Paradox of Organizational Change Engineering Organizations with Behavioral Systems Analysis

ISBN-10: 187897842X

ISBN-13: 9781878978424

Edition: 2003

Authors: Maria E. Malott

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Here is a compelling assessment of the processes of organizational change from a general systems and behavioral scientific perspective, including a system of change that can be implemented to help organizations succeed.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Context Press
Publication date: 5/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792

Acknowledgements
Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
The Paradox
Paths Over the Sea
Dynamic vs. Constant
Complex vs. Simple
Chaotic vs. Orderly
Change Process
Paradox of Organizational Change
Conclusions
Review
Basic Principles
The Magic Cylinder
Basic Concepts
Principle of Environmental Selection
Basic Units of Analysis
Method of Organizational Change
Conclusions
Review
Macrosystem and Mission
John Wise
Macrosystem
Mission
Organizational Myopia
Incompatible Strategies
Activity Trap
Formulation of the Mission
Conclusions
Review
Organization
The Inheritance
Total Performance System
Measures
Components
Value
Strategic Plan
Conclusions
Review
Process
Lost
Finding Yourself in the Organization
Structural Analysis
Department-Function Analysis
Conclusions
Review
Task
Shoes on Sale
Task Analysis
General Tasks and Aggregate Products (Summary Map)
Specific Tasks and Individual Products (Detailed Map)
Information-Technology Infrastructure
Impact of Task Optimization
Conclusions
Review
Behavior
Hell on Earth
Functional Assessment
What Behavior Is Under Analysis?
How Often Does It Occur?
Whose Behavior Is Under Analysis?
What Is the Consequence?
What Are the Antecedent Stimuli?
Does the Contingency Directly Control Behavior?
Conclusions
Review
Behavior: Part II
Chopin Concert
Functional Assessment (Part II)
What Is the Type of Contingency?
How Do You Complete a Functional Assessment?
From Task to Behavior
Specification of Behaviors Within Critical Tasks
Functional Assessment of the Last Behavior in the Chain
Conclusions
Review
Management
The Penalty
Performance Management
Existing Contingencies
Performance Management Contingencies
Engineering Interlocking Behavioral Contingencies
Developing Control Systems
Adjusting Interlocking Behavioral Contingencies
Conclusions
Review
Behavioral Systems Engineering Model
The Vicious Cycle
Breaking the Vicious Cycle
The foundation
The method
Conclusions
Review
Glossary
References