Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership / Edition 2

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership / Edition 2

by Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
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ISBN-10:
0787908215
ISBN-13:
9780787908218
Pub. Date:
04/01/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
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Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership / Edition 2

In this updated version of their best-selling classic, the authors explain how the powerful tool of reframing —appraising situations from diverse perspectives—can be used to build high-performing, responsive organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787908218
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Series: The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

MAKING SENSE OF ORGANIZATIONS.

1. Introduction.

2. Simple Ideas, Complex Organizations.

THE STRUCTURAL FRAME.

3. Getting Organized.

4. Structuring and Reengineering.

5. Organizing Groups and Teams.

THE HUMAN RESOURCE FRAME.

6. People and Organizations.

7. Improving Human Resource Management.

8. Interpersonal and Group Dynamics.

THE POLITICAL FRAME.

9. Power, Conflict, and Coalitions.

10. The Manager as Politician.

11. Organizations as Political Arenas and Political Agents.

THE SYMBOLIC FRAME.

12. Organizational Culture and Symbols.

13. Organization as Theater.

14. Organizational Culture in Action.

IMPROVING LEADERSHIP PRACTICE.

15. Integrating Frames for Effective Practice.

16. Reframing in Action: Opportunities and Perils.

17. Reframing Leadership.

18. Reframing Change: Training, Realigning, Negotiating, Grieving.

19. Reframing Ethics and Spirit.

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

21. Epilogue: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership.

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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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