Changing Organizations: Practicing Action Training and Research
- Publish Date: 1998-03-05
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Raymon Bruce;Sherman Wyman
The `Action Training and Research method of organizational development, pioneered by Neely Gardner in the 1960s, has become a classic methodology in public administration. The authors have presented the power of Gardners work in the form of a training manual that takes account of modern practice and scholarly thought.
Changing Organizations addresses key current concerns including: how to change hierarchically structured public organizations whose management is rigidly vested in the status quo; the changeover to participative management; and the devolution of management power in the organization to promote innovation, adaptation to customers changing needs, efficiency as well as clear-headed and practical