Philosophy and Practice of Organizational Learning, Performance and Change / Edition 1

Philosophy and Practice of Organizational Learning, Performance and Change / Edition 1

by Jerry W. Gilley, Peter Dean, Laura Bierema
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0738204617

ISBN-13: 9780738204611

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Basic Books

In this book, the authors integrate the three dominant approaches to organizational development-learning, performance, and change-to create a dynamic lens through which to analyze any HRD program or initiative.

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In this book, the authors integrate the three dominant approaches to organizational development-learning, performance, and change-to create a dynamic lens through which to analyze any HRD program or initiative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738204611
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Series:
New Perspectives in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1An Overview of the Professional Practice Domains of HRD: Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change1
The Aim of this Book3
An Introduction to the Three Professional Practice Domains of HRD6
Organizational Effectiveness: The Ultimate Objective of HRD9
Conclusions10
2Philosophy of Organizational Learning13
Philosophical Frame of Adult Education15
Contemporary Learning Frameworks31
Learning Philosophy in HRD36
Conclusions38
3Practice of Organizational Learning41
Understanding Learners42
Designing Educational Programs47
Rapidly Changing Environments56
Facilitating Learning57
Trends in Organizational Learning62
Conclusions66
4Philosophy of Organizational Performance67
Origin of the Organizational Performance Domain67
Philosophical Underpinnings of Organizational Performance73
Principles Underlying Organizational Performance80
Conclusions92
5Practice of Organizational Performance93
Analysis: The Heart of Organizational Performance Practice94
Models of Organizational Performance Practice96
Conclusions123
6Emerging Practices and Roles in Organizational Performance125
Performance Engineering125
Performance Consulting130
Conclusions140
7Philosophy of Organizational Change141
Evolution of Thought on Organizational Change143
Large Group Interventions Used in Organizational Design152
Conclusions157
8Practice of Organizational Change159
Organizational Change160
Organizational Change Professionals' Responsibilities, Competencies, and Areas of Expertise161
Outcomes of Organizational Change Practice169
Two Kinds of Change in Organizations170
Organizational Change Tools172
Future Search Process173
Conclusions189
9Strengths and Weaknesses of Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change191
Strengths of Organizational Learning191
Weaknesses of Organizational Learning197
Strengths of Organizational Performance201
Weaknesses of Organizational Performance205
Strengths of Organizational Change209
Weaknesses of Organizational Change212
Conclusions216
Epilogue217
References219
Index234

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