Managing Radical Organizational Change

Managing Radical Organizational Change

by Karen L. Newman, Stanley D. Nollen
     
 

The breakup of the former Soviet Union has given organizational science scholars the opportunity to study radical changes companies must make in order to adapt to different economic and social goals. The authors of this book examined in depth how companies in central Europe (Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) made the unprecedented move from a

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Overview

The breakup of the former Soviet Union has given organizational science scholars the opportunity to study radical changes companies must make in order to adapt to different economic and social goals. The authors of this book examined in depth how companies in central Europe (Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) made the unprecedented move from a centrally planned system to a market economy. The results of their analysis, along with new theory they have developed about managing radical organizational change, are presented here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761909330
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/16/1998
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Czech History, Culture and Economic Transformation
Heritage from the Past
Organizational Effects of Central Planning
Perspectives on Organizational Transformation
Building Theory from the Ground Up
Research Methods
Advantages from the Start
Friendly Competition
Leading the Transformation
The Road to Radical Change
Culture, Congruence and Core Values
Conclusions and Curiosities

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