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Using a positive lens to explore social change and organizations : building a theoretical and research foundation / edited by Karen Golden-Biddle, Jane E. Dutton
New York, NY : Routledge, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HM831 .U85 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social change
Organizational change
Sustainable development -- Developing countries
Subject Developing countries -- Social policy
Physical Description xxx, 514 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Part I. Introduction: 1. The call: why a book now on using a positive lens to explore social change and organizations? / Jane E. Dutton, Karen Golden-Biddle, and Elana Feldman -- Part II. Change Agency: 2. Social change agency under adversity: how relational processes (re)produce hope in hopeless settings / Oana Branzei; 3. Being a positive social change agent through issue selling / Scott Sonenshein; 4. Social entrepreneurs, socialization processes, and social change: the case of SEKEM / Tomislav Rimac, Johanna Mair, and Julie Battilana; 5. Power beyond the purse: philanthropic foundations as agents of social change / Debra Meyerson and Laura Wernick; 6. Revealing themes: applying a positive lens to the chapters on change agency / Erica L. Steckler and Jean M. Bartunek -- Part III. Environment and Sustainability: 7. Hybrid organizations as agents of positive social change: bridging the for-profit and non-profit divide / Andrew J. Hoffman, Krista K. Badiane, and Nardia Haigh; 8 Agency and innovation in a phase of turbulent change: conservation in the Great Bear rainforest / Darcy Riddell, Ola Tjörnbo, and Frances Westley; 9. Practicing sustainability: a generative approach to change agency / Martha S. Feldman; 10. Connecting sustainability movements and enterprises in developing economies: building networks and capabilities / Paola Perez-Aleman; 11. Revealing themes: applying a positive lens to the chapters on environment and sustainability / Jennifer Howard-Grenvil -- Part IV. Health Care: 12. Hope as generative dynamic in transformational change: creating and sustaining "collaborative care" in the care health system / Karen Golden-Biddle and Kathryn Correia; 13. Promoting positive change in physician-administrator relationships: the importance of identity security in managing intractable identity conflicts / Michael G. Pratt, C. Marlene Fiol, Edward J. O'Connor, and Paul Panico; 14. Amplifying resources and buffering demands: how managers can support front line staff in loving action for each child / Rebecca Wells; 15. Generative change in health care organizations: co-creating health to reduce health disparities / Valerie Myers and Lynn Perry Wooten; 16. Revealing themes: applying a positive lens to the chapters on health care / Trish Reay -- Part V. Poverty and Low-Wage Work: 17. Positive organizational change by and for the working poor / Carrie R. Leana and Ellen Ernst Kossek; 18. Building organizations to change communities: educational entrepreneurs in poor urban areas / Christine M. Beckman and Brooking Gatewood; 19. Navigating change in the company of (dissimilar) others: co-developing relational capabilities with microcredit clients / Lisa Jones Christensen; 20. The stranger as friend: loan officers and positive deviance in microfinance / Rodrigo Canales; 21. Revealing themes: applying a positive lens to the chapters on poverty and low-wage work / Jone L. Pearce -- Part VI. Conclusion: 22. The response: what does this book contribute to the understanding of social change and organizations? / Karen Golden-Biddle, Jane E. Dutton, and Elana Feldman
Series LEA's organization and management series
Alternate Author Golden-Biddle, Karen
Dutton, Jane E

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