Balancing Individual and Organizational Values. Walking the Tightrope to Success. J-B O-D (Organizational Development)

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  • Book
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Create a healthy and successful organization environment!

It s time to re–examine your organization s fundamental values and create the conditions necessary to make your workplaces healthier environments for everyone. This essential resource is filled with critical information needed to understand the interrelationship between individual and organizational values.

Balancing Individual and Organizational Values:

∗ Explores the major value challenges in today s business world

∗ Offers powerful tools for assessing values

∗ Outlines a systematic approach for revitalizing organizations through growth values

"An important addition to any OD practitioner′s library, Ken Hultman′s book reviews and analyzes both the historical and contemporary relevance of values to the mission of OD. It is packed with valuable frameworks, models, tools, worksheets, and advice to guide OD consultants addressing value issues in the change process."

––Bev Scott, principal, Bev Scott Consulting; author, Consulting on the Inside
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List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibits xi

Foreword to the Series xiii

Introduction to the Series xv

Statement of the Board xix

Foreword xxv

Dedication xxviii

Preface xxix

Acknowledgments xxxiii

Part 1: Understanding Values

1. Why Values are Important 3

2. The Motivational System 23

3. Values and Personality 43

4. Values and Organizations 69

Part 2: Assessing and Changing Values

5. Assessing Values 97

6. Toward Growth Values 137

7. Enhancing the Motivational System 175

8. Motivational System Mapping 193

Appendix: Organization and Human Systems Development Credo 215

Bibliography 219

About the Authors 227

About the Editors 229

Index 233

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Ken Hultman an internationally known authority on change management–has more than twenty–five years of experience as a consultant, trainer, and clinical counselor, with an emphasis on helping individuals, teams, and organizations remove barriers to achieving their full potential. He is the author ofThe Path of Least Resistance: Preparing Employees for Change andMaking Change Irresistible: Overcoming Resistance to Change in Your Organization.

Editorial Board includes David Bradford, W. Warner Burke, Edith W. Seashore, Robert Tannenbaum, Christopher A. Worley, and Shaolin Zhang
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