Research in Organizational Change and Development Vol: 18


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780857241917
Published:
14 Jun 2010
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
388 pages - 156 x 234 x 33mm
Series:
Research in Organizational Change and Development
This volume contains nine papers that address cutting edge challenges in organizational change, report the results of change-related research, and advocate methodological advances in the field. Papers by noted international authors such as Ed Lawler & Chris Worley, Hillary Bradbury, Benyamin Lichtenstein, John Carrol & Peter Senge, Rob Sloyan & Jim Ludema, and David Coghlan make for fascinating reading and set an ambitious agenda for future scholarship. These and other authors in the volume touch on enduring issues such as trust, sustainability, collaboration, but also totally new concepts such as breaking out of strategic lock-in and constructing work that is meaningful for younger generations of workers in a 'web 2.0 world'. Reports of research in this volume are gathered from finance firms and hospitals, sustainability consortiums and religious institutions. The findings of these studies report on factors critical to the success of mergers, compare the comparative effectiveness of different types of large group interventions, and uncover keys to sustaining the effects of interventions intended to create high performance systems.
List of Contributors. About the Authors. Preface. Built to Change Organizations and Responsible Progress: Twin Pillars of Sustainable Success. Breaking out of Strategy Vectors: Reintroducing Culture. Transcending Paradox: Movement as a Means for Sustaining High Performance. Relational Space and Learning Experiments: The Heart of Sustainability Collaborations. Seeking Common Ground in the Diversity and Diffusion of Action Research and Collaborative Management Research Action Modalities: Toward a General Empirical Method. Art or Artist? An Analysis of Eight Large-Group Methods for Driving Large-Scale Change. That's Not How I see It: How Trust in the Organization, Leadership, Process, and Outcome Influence Individual Responses to Organizational Change. The Impact of Trust on the Organizational Merger Process. The Mature Workforce and the Changing Nature of Work. Research in organizational change and development. Research in organizational change and development. Copyright page.

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