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The Postmodern Organization: Mastering the Art of Irreversible Change / Edition 1

The Postmodern Organization: Mastering the Art of Irreversible Change / Edition 1

by William H. Bergquist


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ISBN-13: 9781555425333
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/1993
Series: Management Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 4.72(w) x 11.02(h) x 2.36(d)

About the Author

WILLIAM BERGQUIST is president of The Professional School of Psychology in San Francisco and Sacramento, California. He has written or coauthored more than a dozen books including In Our Fifties (1993) and The Four Cultures of the Academy (1992), both from Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

Part One: Farewell to the Old Order
1. From the PAndulum to the Fire: Coming to Terms with Irreversible Change
2. Postmodern Thought in a Nutshell: Where Art and Science Come Together
Part Two: Timeless Challenges Facing the Postmodern Organization
3. Size and Complexity: Can the Center Hold?
4. Mission and Boundaries: Who Are We?
5. Leadership: Who Moves Us and How?
6. Communication: How Do We Tell Our Story?
7. Capital and Worker Values: What Matters in this Organization
Part Three: Organizational Models for Meeting Postmodern Challenges
8. The Hybrid Organization: Linking Diverse Forms and Dynamics
9. The Cyclical Organization: Managing the Interplay Between Order and Chaos
10. The Intersect Organization: Living with Ambiguous Boundaries
11. The Turbulent Organization: Navigating the Warped Plane

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