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Reframing organizations : artistry, choice, and leadership

Author: Lee G Bolman; Terrence E Deal
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1991.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.; Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This best-selling classic explains how managers can use the powerful tool of "reframing"--Looking at situations from a variety of vantage points--to build high-performance organizations. It consolidates key findings from organization theory into four practical perspectives. Free instructor's manual is available upon request on university or corporate letterhead. Specify course title and enrollment.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolman, Lee G.
Reframing organizations.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1991
(OCoLC)643860015
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee G Bolman; Terrence E Deal
ISBN: 1555422993 9781555422998 155542323X 9781555423230 015542323X 9780155423237 0155423231
OCLC Number: 22450283
Description: xxvi, 492 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Making sense of organizations --
Introduction: The power of reframing --
Simple ideas, complex organizations --
Part 2: The structural frame --
Getting organized --
Structuring and restructuring --
Organizing groups and teams --
Part 3: The human resource frame --
People and organizations --
Interpersonal and group dynamics --
Improving human resource management --
Part 4: The political frame --
Power, conflict, and coalitions --
The manager as politician --
Organizations as political arenas and political tools --
Part 5: The symbolic frame --
Organizational culture and symbols --
The organization as theater --
Organizational culture in action --
Part 6: Improving leadership practice --
Integrating organizational theories --
Integrating frames for effective practice --
Choosing a frame: the power of scenarios --
Reframing change: training and realignment --
Reframing change: conflict and loss --
Reframing leadership --
Leaders as architects and catalysts --
Leaders as advocates and prophets --
Epilogue: artistry, choice, and leadership.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.; Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal.
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