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- A Tactic for Change. Clay, Maria C.; Clay, Thomas H. // Training & Development Journal;Feb85, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p75
Details the reframing tactic for organizational development. Getting the person to view the problem from a different perspective; Bypassing conscious resistance by stimulating unconscious memories and associations; Considerable thought and preparation needed for a suitable reframing.
- A performative perspective on stability and change in organizational routines. Feldman, Martha S. // Industrial & Corporate Change;Aug2003, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p727
This paper is about stability in organizational routines. It proposes a new explanation of stability, based on mindfulness rather than mindlessness. Traditional explanations of stability (or lack of change) in organizational routines suggest that organizational participants are not thinking...
- Leading Change. Levine, Stuart R. // Executive Excellence;Jul2000, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on the principles of a successful transition in organizations. Definition of an edu-leader; Identification of core values within the organization; Shift from a chaos-driven to a process-driven principle; Importance of information sharing; Emphasis on teamwork in organization change.
- Suturing and Organization. // Physician Executive;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p57
Focuses on the adjustments needed to cope with organizational changes in the United States. Tools of healing to strengthen bonds within the organization; Recognition of the trauma; Involvement of the people who are affected.
- The Management of Change: Preparing For Automation. Cowen, Sandra; Rummler, Geary A. // Training & Development Journal;May74, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p42
Provides guidelines for human engineers who must manage changes in people systems. Finding that training is only one element in a total systems approach to changing behavior; Failure to consider employees as part of the system; Demonstration of how people can be dealt with as rationally as a...
- Healing the wounds. Noer, David M. // Secretary;Feb95, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p19
Presents a comprehensive examination of the emerging organizational epidemic of `layoff survivor sickness,' excerpted from `Business Book Review.' Symptoms of survivor sickness; Paradigm shifts; Experience of layoff survivors; Interventions for the survival of the organization; Steps for...
- New leadership. Bennis // Executive Excellence;Nov99, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p7
Calls for a change in organizational leadership. Demerits of top-down leadership which is based on the myth of the triumphant individual; Recurrence of the top-down tendency throughout history; Evolutions of organizations resulting to changes in the alliance between leaders and followers.
- NETWATCH. Carroll, Jim // CA Magazine;Nov2001, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p11
Focuses on the effect of the Internet and business change on the accounting practice and organizational behavior (OB). Concept of OB; Impact of the computer revolution on the practice.
- Organization Development. Huse, Edgar H. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Mar78, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p403
Discusses organization development (OD), the application of behavioral science knowledge to enhance an organization's effectiveness and efficiency. Evolution of OD; Basic component of an OD program; Classification of OD interventions.