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Power and Organization Development: Mobilizing Power to Implement Change (Prentice Hall Organizational Development Series)
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- Copyright 1988
- Pages: 184
- Edition: 1st
- ISBN-10: 0-201-12185-9
- ISBN-13: 978-0-201-12185-8
A member of the PH OD Series! Power and Organization Development argues that OD and power can and should be reconciled and integrated in the implementation of change. This book provides the reader with a solid grounding in the role of power and politics in organizations, with a specific focus on how managers use power bases and strategies to get things done, as well as provides the reader with strategies and intervention techniques for bringing about change in an organization.
Table of Contents
1. Reconciling Power with OD.
I. POWER AND THE PRACTICING MANAGER. 2. Defining a Political Model of Organizations. 3. Developing Power Bases. 4. Using Power Strategies. 5. Deceiving Others Through Power: All That Glitter... 6. Personalizing Power.
II. INTEGRATION OF POWER WITH ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. 7. Diagnosing Power. 8. Mega Corporation Stage I: Consolidating Power to Prepare for Change. 9. Mega Corporation Stage II: Focusing Power on Strategic Consensus. 10. Mega Corporation Stage III: Aligning Power with Structure and People. 11. Mega Corporation Stage IV: Releasing Power Through Leadership and Collaboration. 12. Acquiring and Using Power as a Change Agent.
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