Organizational Change Processes : Theory and Methods for Research

Organizational Change Processes : Theory and Methods for Research

by Marshall Scott Poole, Michael E. Holmes, Kevin Dooley, Andrew H. Van De Ven
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195131983

ISBN-13: 9780195131987

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In a world of organizations that are in constant change scholars have long sought to understand and explain how they change. This book introduces research methods that are specifically designed to support the development and evaluation of organizational process theories. The authors are a group of highly regarded experts who have been doing collaborative research

Overview

In a world of organizations that are in constant change scholars have long sought to understand and explain how they change. This book introduces research methods that are specifically designed to support the development and evaluation of organizational process theories. The authors are a group of highly regarded experts who have been doing collaborative research on change and development for many years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195131987
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Theory
1. Perspectives on Change and Development in Organizations
2. Process Theories and Narrative Explanation
3. A Typology of Process Theories
Part II: Methods
4. Overview: Methods for Process Research
Appendix: Definitions and Coding Rules for CIP Events
5. Issues in the Design of Process Research
Appendix: Building an Event Sequence File, David N. Grazman and Andrew H. Van de Ven
6. Stochastic Modeling
7. Phasic Analysis
8. Event Time Series Regression Analysis
9. Event Time Series Nonlinear Dynamical Analysis
10. Conclusion
Appendix: Computer Programs to Support Process Research
References
Acknowledgments
Index

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