Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership
First published in 1984, Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal's best-selling book has become a classic in the field. Its four-frame model examines organizations as factories, families, jungles, and theaters or temples: The Structural Frame how to organize and structure groups and teams to get results The Human Resource Frame how to tailor organizations to satisfy human needs, improve human resource management, and build positive interpersonal and group dynamics The Political Frame how to cope with power and conflict, build coalitions, hone political skills, and deal with internal and external politics The Symbolic Frame how to shape a culture that gives purpose and meaning to work, stage organizational drama for internal and external audiences, and build team spirit through ritual, ceremony, and story This new edition is filled with new case examples such as Hurricane Katrina and profiles of great leaders such as Mother Theresa, Thomas Keller, and others. In addition, the book updates the "Organizational Theory's Greatest Hits" text boxes throughout, and increases geographic, cultural and gender diversity in examples and text. It also features an enhanced online teacher's guide with a new test bank, as well as updated PowerPoint slides, teaching ideas and experiential activities, and links to resources.
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Review: Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and LeadershipUser Review - Tara Brabazon - Goodreads
Finally - finally - a good and effective book on leadership, management and organizational culture. This book is clear, but not simple. In fact, the book argues that simplifying concepts, ideas and ... Read full review
Review: Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and LeadershipUser Review - Matt - Goodreads
Another book that is worth reading for everyone in education. Insightful read in regards to how and why deductions are made in organizations. Knowledge gained can be used by leaders and ground level employees in promoting positive change. Easy read Read full review