Toolkit for Organizational Change

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  • Copyright: 2007-06-14
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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"Toolkit For Organizational Change" is a thoroughly 'student friendly' and comprehensive introdution to the techniques, methods, and 'tools' for effectively creating and implementing change in an organization" a??THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW CAWSEY: Toolkit for Organizational Change This unique toolkit provides insights and practical tools for anyone involved in organizational change. Bridging current theory with practical applications, Toolkit for Organizational Change combines conceptual models with concrete examples and useful exercises to dramatically improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of students in creating effective change. Key Features Takes a pragmatic, action-oriented approach: Frameworks are given to help students understand, plan, implement, and evaluate change. Emphasizes the measurement of change: Students will learn that measurement is crucial not only to determine the progress of change plans but also that measurement itself is a change tool. Demonstrates principles and applications: Engaging, real-world examples, exercises, and cases illustrate theory and concepts. Offers an integrating organizational change model: Each chapter is positioned in the organizational change model so students can see the connections between topics and chapters. Instructora??s Resources CD! An Instructora??s Resources CD provides PowerPoint slides, additional exercises and case studies, a sample syllabus, and much more! Intended Audience This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness, and Leadership and Change in the departments of business & management and industrial & organizational psychology. It will be of interest to middle managers, change agents, organizational development specialists, and senior executives.

Table of Contents

Organizational Change in Our Complex World
Change Frameworks for Organizational Diagnosis: How to Change
Change Frameworks for Organizational Discourse: What to Change
Understanding and Building the Need for Change
Case Study: Northwell Inc.
Organizational Structures and Systems and Change
The Emergent or Informal Organization
The Recipients of Change: Those on the Receiving End
Change Agent Types and Effectiveness
Case Study: Jessica Casserra' s Task Force: Hospital Integration in the Region of Erie
Action Planning, Aligning, and Implementing Change
Measuring Change: Designing Effective Control Systems
Case Study: Oshawa Industries
Summary Thoughts on Organizational Change
Case Study: Self-Managed Work Teams at South Australia Ambulance Service
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