Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership [With The Wizard and the Warrior]


This is a package that combines two of the best-selling titles by Bolman and Deal, Reframing Organizations, 4/e, and The Wizard and the Warrior.

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This is a package that combines two of the best-selling titles by Bolman and Deal, Reframing Organizations, 4/e, and The Wizard and the Warrior.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470540381
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee G. Bolman holds the Marion Bloch Missouri Chair in Leadership at the Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri┬ľKansas City. He consults worldwide to corporations, public agencies, universities, and schools. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

Terrence E. Deal is the retired Irving R. Melbo Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education. He now writes and makes wine in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the coauthor of sixteen books, including the best-selling Corporate Cultures (with A. A. Kennedy, 1982) and Managing the Hidden Organization (with W. A. Jenkins, 1994). He lives in San Luis Obispo, California.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Making Sense of Organizations

1 Introduction: The Power of Reframing 3

2 Simple Ideas, Complex Organizations 23

Pt. 2 The Structural Frame

3 Getting Organized 45

4 Structure and Restructuring 71

5 Organizing Groups and Teams 33

Pt. 3 The Human Resource Frame

6 People and Organizations 119

7 Improving Human Resource Management 139

8 Interpersonal and Group Dynamics 165

Pt. 4 The Political Frame

9 Power, Conflict, and Coalition 191

10 The Manager as Politician 211

11 Organizations as Political Arenas and Political Agents 229

Pt. 5 The Symbolic Frame

12 Organizational Symbols and Culture 351

13 Culture in Action 279

14 Organization as Theater 293

Pt. 6 Improving Leadership Practice

15 Integrating Frames for Effective Practice 311

16 Reframing in Action: Opportunities and Perils 327

17 Reframing Leadership 341

18 Reframing Change in Organizations: Training, Realigning, Negotiating, and Grieving 373

19 Reframing Ethics and Spirit 397

20 Bringing It All Together: Change and Leadership in Action 411

21 Epilogue: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership 435

Appendix The Best of Organizational Studies: Scholars' Hits and Popular Best-Sellers 439

References 445

Name Index 483

Subject Index 494

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