The Ultimate Advantage: Creating the High-Involvement Organization / Edition 1 by Edward E. Lawler, Lawler | | 9781555424145 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Ultimate Advantage: Creating the High-Involvement Organization / Edition 1

The Ultimate Advantage: Creating the High-Involvement Organization / Edition 1

by Edward E. Lawler, Lawler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555424147

ISBN-13: 9781555424145

Pub. Date: 03/30/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Offers an integrated overview of just how an organization must be designed to realize the full potential of high-involvement management. Details the types of management and reward systems, leadership behaviors, job design, and training programs that make high-involvement organizations really work at such thriving companies as Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, and

Overview

Offers an integrated overview of just how an organization must be designed to realize the full potential of high-involvement management. Details the types of management and reward systems, leadership behaviors, job design, and training programs that make high-involvement organizations really work at such thriving companies as Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, and Xerox. Shows how to implement such specific practices as work teams, skill-based pay, gainsharing, and improvement groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424145
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/30/1992
Series:
Jossey-Bass Management and Social and Behavioral Science Series
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Searching for Competitive Advantage.

1. Make Management an Advantage.

2. Choose the Right Management Style.

Part Two: Designing Organizations, Work, and Rewards.

3. Create a High-Involvement Structure.

4. Identify Work Design Alternatives.

5. Develop Involving Work.

6. Foster Organization-Improvement Groups.

7. Pay the Person, Not the Job.

Part Three: Managing Information and Human Resources.

9. Promote Open Information Channels.

10. Establish High-Involvement Management Practices.

11. Support Positive Managerial Behavior.

12. Involve Unions in the Organization.

Part Four: Creating High-Involvement Organizations.

13. Develop High-Involvement Business Units.

14. Manage the Change Toward High-Involvement.

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