Organization Change: A Comprehensive Reader

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W. Warner Burke, Dale G. Lake, Jill Waymire Paine
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2008 - Business & Economics - 1016 pages
This volume contains the must reads for a depth of understanding about organization change. Each of book's 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. The most notable articles on organization development by such luminaries in the field as Bennis, Schein, Tichy, Tushman, Weick, Drucker, Quinn, Beckhard, O'Toole, Bridges, Hamel, Gladwell, and Argyris.
 

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Contents

Foreword
1
The Causal Texture of Organizational Environments
7
43
20
Changing Organizations
21
PARTTWO THEORIESANDMODELSOFPLANNEDORGANIZATIONCHANGE
65
Permanent Change
73
and Reorientation
174
Organizational Change and Development website see p xii
226
A Multidimensional
418
Group Response to Change
439
The Work of Wilfred Bion on Groups
466
Organization Response to Change
479
45
492
TheQuestforResilience
512
46
589
Dilemmas of Managing Participation website see p xii
667

PARTTHREE DIAGNOSINGTHECURRENTSTATE
255
An Overview of Organizational Surveys
300
Toward Integrated Organizational Diagnosis
312
PARTFOUR UNDERSTANDINGRESISTANCE 331
335
OvercomingResistancetoChange
341
Resistance to Change
364
ATheoryofPsychologicalReactance
377
Individual Response to Change
391
TheRecipientsofChange
404
Change website see p xii
699
PARTSEVEN BUILDINGKNOWLEDGEOFCHANGETHROUGHASSESSMENT
809
Explaining Development and Change in Organizations
859
OrganizationChangeandDevelopment
893
TheEvolvingFieldofOrganizationalLearning
935
PARTEIGHT SOMECONCLUSIONSANDFUTURENEEDS
955
Subject Index
976
Credits
991
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W. Warner Burke is Edward Lee Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dale G. Lake has worked as a consultant to more than fifty organizations including General Electric, Acco, AMOCO , HUD, Master Card International, Citicorp, and Conagra. Jill Waymire Paine teaches organizational psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and has worked as an organizational development consultant in a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

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