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Dynamics of Organizational Change and Learning

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Dynamics of Organizational Change and Learning

Jaap Boonstra (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-75192-3 April 2008 512 Pages

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This handbook focuses on the complex processes and problems oforganizational change and relates current knowledge of individualand group psychology to the understanding of the dynamics ofchange.
* Complementary and competing insights are presented as overviewsof theory and research
* Offers helpful insights about choosing models and methods inspecific situations
* Chapters by international authors of the highest quality
About the Editor.

About the Contributors.

Series Preface.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction (Jaap Boonstra).

PART I: FUNDAMENTALS AND PRACTICES IN ORGANIZATIONDEVELOPMENT.

1. Organization Development and Change: Foundations andApplications (Thomas Cummings).

2. Open Systems Theory: Implications for Development andLearning (Merrelyn Emery).

3. Organizing Change Processes: Cornerstones, Methods, andStrategies (Morten Levin).

4. Art and Wisdom in Choosing Change Strategies: A CriticalReflection (Marc Buelens and Geert Devos).

PART II: DESIGNING AND ORGANIZING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE.

5. Change Architecture: Designing and Organizing the Process ofChange (Colin Carnall).

6. Managing Change Successfully: Core Questions, Issues, andStrategies (Klaus Doppler).

7. Organizational Change: Strategies and Interventions (EliseWalton and Michael Russell).

8. Dilemmas and Paradoxes in Organizing Change Processes: ACritical Reflection (Luc Hoebeke).

PART III: ORGANIZING, CHANGI NG, AND LEARNING IN AMBIGUOUSCONTEXTS.

9. Organizational Change and Development: Episodic andContinuous Changing (Karl Weick and Robert Quinn).

10. Thinking about Change in Different Colours: Multiplicity inChange Processes (Léeon de Caluwé and Hans Vermaak).

11. Beyond Implementation: Co-creation in Change and Development(André Wierdsma).

12. ChangeWorks: A Critical Construction (Dian MarieHosking).

PART IV: POWER DYNAMICS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE.

13. Power Dynamics in Organizational Change: A Multi-perspectiveApproach (Patricia Bradshaw and Jaap Boonstra).

14. Interactions inOrganizational Change: Using InfluenceTacticsto Initiate Change (Gary Yukl).

15. Power and Collaboration: Methodologies for Working Togetherin Change (Kilian Bennebroek Gravenhorst and Roeland in 'tVeld).

16. Power and Change: A Critical Reflection (Cynthia Hardy andStewart Clegg).

PART V: LEARNING AND DEVELOPING FOR SUSTAINABLE CHANGE.

17. Learning in Organizations: Schools of Thought and CurrentChallenges (Alfons Sauquet).

18. Double-loop Learning and Organizational Change: FacilitatingTransformational Change (Chris Argyris).

19. Learning and Sustainable Change: Designing Learning Spaces(Gerhard Smid and Ronald Beckett).

20. Knowledge, Learning, and Organizational Embeddedness: ACritical Reflection (Alice Lam).

Conclusion: Some Reflections and Perspectives on Organizing,Changing, and Learning (Jaap Boonstra).

Index.