Beyond Bureaucracy: Essays on the Development and Evolution of Human Organization

Beyond Bureaucracy: Essays on the Development and Evolution of Human Organization

by Warren Bennis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555425227
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1993
Series: Management Ser.
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

WARREN G. BENNIS has done widely recognized pioneering work in the dynamics of organizations. Bennis is a distinguised professor of business administration at the University of Southern California. He is the author of fifteen books, including Why Leaders Can't Lead (Jossey-Bass, 1989), On Becoming a Leader (1989), and Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge (1985).

Table of Contents

Part One: Evolutionary TrAnds in Organizational Development
1. The Decline of Bureaucracy and Organizations of the Future
2. Democracy Is Inevitable
3. Toward a "Truly" Scientific Management: The Concept of Organization Health
4. Changing Patterns of Leadership
Part Two: Planning and Controlling Organizational Change
5. Applying Behavioral Sciences to Planned Organizational Change
6. Planned Organizational Change in Perspective
7. Change-Agents, Change Programs, and Strategies
8. Principles and Strategies of Directing Organizational Change via Laboratory Training
9. Some Questions and Generalizations About Planned Organizational Change
Epilogue: Behavioral Sciences Perspective in Organizational Studies

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