Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership / Edition 5

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership / Edition 5

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by Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1118573331

ISBN-13: 9781118573334

Pub. Date: 08/05/2013

Publisher: Wiley

In this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary

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In this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary tip sheets for each chapter, hot links to videos & extra resources, mini-assessments for each of the frames, and podcast Q&As with Bolman & Deal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118573334
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/05/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
33,455
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xiii

PART ONE Making Sense of Organizations 1

1 Introduction: The Power of Reframing 3

2 Simple Ideas, Complex Organizations 23

PART TWO The Structural Frame 41

3 Getting Organized 43

4 Structure and Restructuring 69

5 Organizing Groups and Teams 95

PART THREE The Human Resource Frame 113

6 People and Organizations 115

7 Improving Human Resource Management 137

8 Interpersonal and Group Dynamics 161

PART FOUR The Political Frame 183

9 Power, Conflict, and Coalition 185

10 The Manager as Politician 205

11 Organizations as Political Arenas and Political Agents 225

PART FIVE The Symbolic Frame 243

12 Organizational Symbols and Culture 245

13 Culture in Action 271

14 Organization as Theater 285

PART SIX Improving Leadership Practice 303

15 Integrating Frames for Effective Practice 305

16 Reframing in Action: Opportunities and Perils 323

17 Reframing Leadership 337

18 Reframing Change in Organizations 371

19 Reframing Ethics and Spirit 393

20 Bringing It All Together: Change and Leadership in Action 407

21 Epilogue: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership 431

Appendix: The Best of Organizational Studies 435

Notes 439

Bibliography 441

The Authors 483

Name Index 485

Subject Index 497

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Reframing Organizations 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
For every book that promises a fix to business' organizational problems by oversimplyfying and 'Dr. Philling' their are real books on modern business problems that take a look from the perspective of business as seen through the eyes of someone with true business accumen. This book breaks the problems of business into 4 areas The Structural Frame The Human Resource Frame The Political Frame The Symbolic Frame. Regardless of what hat you wear all of these should be of importance to the serious business student. Too many bight, astute business people can't see past their MBA's. Reading this book can help open the eyes of those who need to lead modern organizations into the new century's world of instant and ubiquitous information and global marketplace.
A_Sloan More than 1 year ago
Good to get things moving The 4-frames of business are so phenomenally clear in this book. It has been fine-tuned over the last 30-years with relevant stories of success and failure to help the reader look at an organization from different angles to find the most effective strategy for solving a problem or advancing. If you are looking to move beyond the status-quot, this is not a silly book of quick-fixes but a quality textbook for students and practitioners alike. My professor recommended this reading along with Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay .
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