Reinventing Organizations

A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage in Human Consciousness

Author: Frederic Laloux

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9782960133516

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 382

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The way we manage organizations seems increasingly out of date. Deep inside, we sense that more is possible. We long for soulful workplaces, for authenticity, community, passion, and purpose. In this groundbreaking book, the author shows that every time, in the past, when humanity has shifted to a new stage of consciousness, it has achieved extraordinary breakthroughs in collaboration. A new shift in consciousness is currently underway. Could it help us invent a more soulful and purposeful way to run our businesses and nonprofits, schools and hospitals ? A few pioneers have already cracked the code and they show us, in practical detail, how it can be done. Leaders, founders, coaches, and consultants will find this work a joyful handbook, full of insights, examples, and inspiring stories.

Reinventing Organizations

An Illustrated Invitation to Join the Conversation on Next-Stage Organizations

Author: Frédéric Laloux

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9782960133554

Category: Industries

Page: 172

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The uplifting message of Reinventing Organizations has resonated with readers all over the world, and they have turned it, one conversation at a time, into a word-of-mouth phenomenon. The book has helped shift the conversation from what's broken with management today to what's possible. It is inspiring thousands of organizations--corporations and nonprofits, schools and hospitals--to adopt radically more powerful, soulful, and purposeful practices. The book resonates widely, but not everyone has time to devote to a dense 360-page management book. This illustrated version conveys the main ideas of the original book and shares many of its real-life stories in a lively, engaging way. Don't be surprised if you find it hard to put down and end up reading it almost in one sitting. Welcome to the conversation on next-stage organizations

Reinventing Organization Development

New Approaches to Change in Organizations

Author: David L. Bradford,W. Warner Burke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787981594

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Praise for Reinventing Organization Development "A hard hitting yet hopeful look at a field concerned withrenewal that is in need of renewal itself. This book is full ofintelligent questions, provocative appraisals, and prescriptionsfor action that they serve." -Rosabeth Moss Kanter, chaired professor, Harvard Business School;author, Confidence: How?Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Beginand End "Wise, invaluable advice that the field and its practitionersshould heed if the field of OD is to take its rightful place as anapplied behavioral science that can make a difference in theeconomic and human affairs of organizations." -Michael Beer, professor emeritus, Harvard Business School;chairman, Center for Organizational Fitness "Few disciplines in decline have subjected themselves to soprofound a self-evaluation. It should lead ?to a rejuvenation ofthe field. Whether or not it does, there is a great deal to learnhere about organizations and relevant professional practice." -Russell Ackoff, professor emeritus, Wharton School, University ofPennsylvania "Two of the leaders of the field of OD have collaborated topresent us with a compelling and controversial state of theart." -Len Schlesinger, vice chairman and chief operating officer,Limited Brands "The book challenges OD consultants to think broadly about theirorganizational roles and to assert their rightful place inorganizations." -Jean M. Bartunek, Robert A. and Evelyn J. Ferris Chair Professorof Organization Studies, Boston College

Radical Hospitality - space for human flourishing in a complex world

Author: Geoff Boyce

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0244980004

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 122

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Geoff Boyce offers an exploration of one of the urgent challenges of our time, how are we all going to get along together despite our differences? He develops an insight by Henri Nouwen, 'the creation of free space for the other', applying this concept to the personal, interpersonal and organisational. He draws on personal insights and experiences, and the contributions of scholars and public figures.

Reinventing Civil Society: The Emerging Role of Faith-Based Organizations

The Emerging Role of Faith-Based Organizations

Author: Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore,Richard C. Hula,Laura A. Reese

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317461177

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

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This guide concentrates on resources that are useful, in an easy-to-use format to enable architects, designers and engineers to access a wealth of knowledge. Information allows users to find, evaluate and contact the resources that can save time and money in day-to-day practice.

The Emerging Church Revised & Expanded

A Model for Change & a Map for Renewal

Author: Bruce Sanguin

Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1770646795

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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In this newly revised and expanded edition of The Emerging Church, Bruce Sanguin continues his exploration of the characteristics of emerging, evolutionary-driven congregations and provides updated guidelines and advice to those seeking to effect evolutionary change in their own contexts.

Managing Authentic Relationships

Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context

Author: Jean Paul Wijers

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9048540887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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In an increasingly connected world, Strategic Relationship Management is a vital capability for successful organizations. The book Managing Authentic Relationships; Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context focuses on building and managing a strong network and reciprocal relationships for the entire organization by implementing a professional relationship management approach at strategic, tactical and operational level. Professional relationship management makes valuable and measurable contributions to the strategic goals of an organization by: - Expanding the organization's strategy to a Relationship Management Strategy. - Efficiently managing relationships and correctly mapping stakeholders. - Embedding clear responsibility for relationship management throughout the organization. - Measuring results and calculating the Return-on-Relationship. - Developing strong networking skills and networkers who are able to act as eyes and ears for the organization. - Organizing effective networking activities with measurable results. This book also offers a holistic view. Managing authentic relationships requires a shared understanding of what relationships are. It is impossible to develop succesful relationship management without authentic relationships based on trust and reciprocity.

Organization Development

A Jossey-Bass Reader

Author: Joan V. Gallos

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119461197

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1088

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This is the third book in the Jossey-Bass Reader series, Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader. This collection will introduce the key thinkers and contributors in organization development including Ed Lawler, Peter Senge, Chris Argyris, Richard Hackman, Jay Galbraith, Cooperrider, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Bolman & Deal, Kouzes & Posner, and Ed Schein, among others. "Without reservations I recommend this volume to those students of organizational behavior who want an encyclopedia of OD to gain a perspective on the past, present, and future...." Jonathan D. Springer of the American Psychological Association.

Organization Development

A Process of Learning and Changing

Author: W. Warner Burke,Debra A. Noumair

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 013389262X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Master the modern discipline of Organizational Development (OD), and use it to plan and drive effective change. Organization Development, Third Edition is today's complete overview of the OD discipline for managers, executives, administrators, consultants, and students alike. Fully updated to reflect major changes since the classic Second Edition, it explains how OD is now practiced, and how it is continuing to evolve. The authors illuminate each key theory in the field, giving readers the background they need to translate theory into action, make key choices, help organizations learn, and lead change. Coverage includes: What OD is, where it came from, and where it is headed Understanding OD as a process of change Defining the OD client (why your client may not be who you think it is) Diagnosing organizational problems Applying the Burke-Litwin model of organizational performance and change Assessing how well OD techniques work Working as an OD consultant, and much more

Organization Change

Theory and Practice

Author: Wyatt Warner Burke

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141292670X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 335

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As the title indicates this book combines theory and practice making clear how effective organization change, that is, application is grounded in sound knowledge about human behavior in the workplace.