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AuthorWeisbord, Marvin Ross
TitleProductive workplaces revisited [electronic resource] : dignity, meaning, and community in the 21st century / Marvin R. Weisbord
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2004
Edition [2nd ed.]
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Descript xxxii, 512 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


A personal prologue: discovering theories x and y -- Scientific management revisited: a tale of two Taylors -- The consulting engineer: Taylor invents a new profession -- Lewin: the practical theorist -- The learning organization: Lewin's legacy to management -- McGregor and the roots of organization development -- The human side of enterprise revisited: a new look at theories x and y -- Undoing Taylorism: Emery, Trist, and the sociotechnical revolution -- Open systems and the new paradigm: how Emery and Trist redefined the workplace -- Adding action to research: Lewin's practice theory road map -- Methods of diagnosis and action: taking snapshots and making movies -- Rethinking organizational improvement: new perspectives on consultation -- Improving whole systems: alternatives to the report-in-the-drawer phenomenon -- Management training in academic medicine -- Productivity after Taylor: systems learning replaces expert analysis -- Managing and consulting in the 21st century -- Transforming teamwork: working relationships in a fast-changing world -- Designing work: structure and process for learning and self-control -- Managing and consulting beyond the design limits: changing everything at once -- Future search: evolving a whole systems improvement strategy -- Improving whole systems worldwide -- How there and then looks from here and now: ten cases revisited -- Epilogue: still caught between paradigms: where do we go from here?

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