Facilitating Organization Change

Facilitating Organization Change

Lessons From Complexity Science

eBook - 2001
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Looking for a highly effective alternative to traditional changemodels?
Finally, an alternative to traditional change models-the science ofcomplex adaptive systems (CAS). The authors explain how, ratherthan focusing on the macro "strategioc" level of the organizationsystem, complexity theory suggests that the most powerful changeprocesses occur at the micro level where relationship, interactionand simple rules shape emerging patterns.
* Details how the emerging paradigm of a CAS affects the role ofchange agents
* Tells how you can build the requisite skills to function in aCAS
* Provides tips for thriving in that new paradigm "Olson and Eoyangdo a superb job of using complexity science to develop numerousmethods and tools that practitioners can immediately use to maketheir organizations more effective."
--Kevin Dooley, Professor of Management and Industrial Engineering,Arizona State University
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2001
ISBN: 9780787959203
Branch Call Number: 658.4092 Ol
Description: 1 online resource (xlvii, 191 pages) : illustrations

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