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Leading Organizations towards Sustainability
Given recent financial crises and scandals, the rise of corporate social responsibility and the challenge of environmental sustainability, few would disagree that the role of ethics has taken centre stage in the management of organizations. In reality, however, organizations have found it extremely...
Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge
International Issues, Challenges and Cases
Forming part of the Understanding Organizational Change series, Managing Organizational Change in Public Services focuses on the organizational dimension of change management in public services. Combining aspects of change management theory with ‘real life’ practice in the form of...
Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge
A Guide for Leaders and Change Agents of the Future, 2nd Edition
The sustainability of business, both economically and ecologically, is one of this century’s key debates. In this fully revised and updated edition of their ground-breaking study of organizational change and corporate sustainability, Dexter Dunphy, Andrew Griffiths and Suzanne Benn argue that there...
Published April 11th 2007 by Routledge
This important book examines issues affecting the sustainability and spread of new working practices. The question of why good ideas do not spread, ‘the best practices puzzle’, has been widely recognized. But the ‘improvement evaporation effect’, where successful changes are discontinued, has...
Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge
Rethinking Change Agency in Organizations
This excellent book remaps the limits and possibilities of change, clearly shifting the focus from outmoded debates on agency and structure to new practice-based discourses on agency and change. Offering readers a selective and critical review of key literature and empirical research...
Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge
A Processual Perspective
This book highlights the theoretical and practical value of using a processual perspective to make sense of organizational change. Featuring data collected over 20 years of fieldwork, it does much more than provide a simple overview of theory and change models and instead makes the processual...
Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge
A Guide for Leaders and Change Agents of the Future
The sustainability of business, both economically and ecologically, is one of this century's central debates. While corporations can have positive effects on society and the environment, they can also impact it negatively. This book raises important questions such as 'how do corporations become...
Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge
Managing Change in Extreme Contexts
To Be Published November 30th 2013
Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability, 3rd Edition
To Be Published December 31st 2013