Performance by design: sociotechnical systems in North America
This volume offers an exploration of successful organizational change -- through the use of a purposeful, product-oriented vision shared by all members.It stresses the four pillars of sociotechnical methodology -- systems, power, product, and purpose.For business managers, sociologists, and psychologists.
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The Role of Empowerment
A Case Illustration
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