Research in Organizational Change and Development Vol: 28

Debra A. Noumair
Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

Abraham B. (Rami) Shani
California Polytechnic State University, USA

Product Details
31 Jul 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
256 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in Organizational Change and Development
Volume 28 of Research in Organizational Change and Development introduces thought-provoking contributions. These include: Utilizing big data and social network analysis in OD; professional identity of renowned American women in the field; the role of communities that support interpersonal learning and enhance workers ability to thrive in the emerging nature of the new world of work; technology and technological embeddedness as a change and development enabler in schools; organizational resilience as an arena for organization development work; change in tightly coupled systems and the middle management role in organization development; and strategic fitness processes and organizational dialogue. The diverse collaborative contributions by leading scholars and scholar-practitioners provide an enriching body of knowledge on contemporary challenges in organizational change and development.
Chapter 1. The Social Media Presence of OD: A Social Network Analysis Using Big Data; Donna L. Ogle, Ramkrishnan V. Tenkasi, and William B. Brock
Chapter 2. Constructing the Professional Identity of the Renowned American Women of Organizational Change: A Story of Their Lives; David B. Szabla, Elizabeth Shaffer, Ashlie Mouw, and Addelyne Turks
Chapter 3. Community in the New World of Work: Implications for Organizational Development and Thriving; Gretchen Spreitzer, Pete Bacevice, Hilary Hendricks, and Lyndon Garrett
Chapter 4. Digitalization in Schools: Four Examples of Embeddedness; Johan Klaassen and Jan Löwstedt
Chapter 5. Organizational Resilience: Antecedents, Consequences and Practical Implications: For Managers and Change Leaders; Orit Shani
Chapter 6. Management Is Missing in Change Management; Laurie W. Ford and Jeffrey D. Ford
Chapter 7. Change in Tightly Coupled Systems: The Role and Action of Middle Managers; Rita Berggren, Johanna Envall Pregmark, Tobias Fredberg, and Björn Frössevi
Chapter 8. Why Honest Conversations Are Transformative; Michael Beer

Debra A. Noumair is Professor of Psychology and Education, Director of Executive Education Programs in Change & Consultation, and Founder and Director of the Executive Master’s Program in Change Leadership in the Department of Organization & Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. She is also the co-author of Organization Development: A Process of Learning and Changing; co-editor of Group Dynamics, Organizational Irrationality, and Social Complexity: Group Relations Reader 3

Abraham B. (Rami) Shani is Professor at the Orfalea College of Business, California Polytechnic State University, USA. He has edited and authored numerous research volumes, books, articles and chapters in the areas of organizational change and development and, collaborative research methodologies. Recent co-authored book and volumes include Conducting Action Research, 4 Volume set Action Research in Business and Management and, 4 volume set Foundation of Organization Development.

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