Organizational Change Processes : Theory and Methods for Research

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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.

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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)

Meet the Author

Texas A & M University

University of Minnesota

Arizona State University

University of Utah

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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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