Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 16, 2013 - Business & Economics - 544 pages
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In this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary tip sheets for each chapter, hot links to videos & extra resources, mini-assessments for each of the frames, and podcast Q&As with Bolman & Deal.
 

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More of a textbook than I first thought, but good. I really liked the frames, structural, human, political, and symbolic. I think it will come in very useful to look at problems like this. Read full review

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This was a textbook for one of my doctoral classes. It was the only textbook that I read twice. It was very good and kept your attention. It also is packed full of good insights. Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Making Sense of Organizations
Simple Ideas Complex Organizations
The Structural Frame
Structure and Restructuring
Organizing Groups and Teams
The Human Resource Frame
Improving Human Resource Management
Interpersonal and Group Dynamics
The Political Frame
The Manager as Politician
Political Agents
The Symbolic Frame
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About the author (2013)

Lee G. Bolman holds the Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership at the Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He consults worldwide to corporations, public agencies, universities, and schools. In addition to his many books with Terry Deal, he is also coauthor of Reframing Academic Leadership with Joan V. Gallos.

Terrence E. Deal left active university life as the Irving R. Melbo Clinical Professor of the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education. He is the coauthor of twenty-three books, including the bestselling Corporate Cultures (with A. A. Kennedy, 1982) and Managing the Hidden Organization (with W. A. Jenkins, 1994).

Bolman and Deal are also coauthors of Leading with Soul (now in its third edition), Wizard and Warrior, and their forthcoming book, Reframing Leadership (also from Wiley).

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