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Louis Carter

Best Practices in Organization Development and Change: Culture, Leadership, Retention, Performance, Coaching (Hardcover)

Best Practices in Organization Development and Change: Culture, Leadership, Retention, Performance, Coaching (Hardcover)
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Published by Best Practice Publications and Wiley/Pfeiffer
September 7, 2001
ISBN: 078795666X
Review "An extremely important volume with useful contextual perspectives plus vivid and important case studies of companies that know what they're doing to lead change." (Warren Bennis, author of On Becoming a Leader and Organizing Genius) "very useful reference, loaded with first-rate exhibits and tables. Outstanding." (Stern's Management Review online, 1/02) "Here in a single volume is about all that is needed to design, implement, and then monitor a program through which to achieve organizational information." (Amazon.com (Top 10 Reviewer), (1/02) Dave Mehl, Director, Training & Development, SSOE, Inc. "This handbook is an excellent reference for all practitioners who are in the midst of helping their organizations become the benchmark of their industry. With the case study approach comes actual assessment instruments, initiative plans, and evaluation tools to help this take place. A very helpful tool that needs to be on every practitioner's desk." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Review "If you're looking to move human resources out of the administrative backseat to the driver seat of change management and strategic imperatives in your organization then this is the book you need to read. I recommend this book to any human resource or organization development professional or department who is seeking to be an active strategic business partner in their companies. The book documents excellent examples of benchmark tools and processes." —Sarah M. Plasky, strategic planning manager, The Document Company, Xerox "This book is an excellent reference for all practitioners who are in the midst of helping their organizations become the benchmark of their industry. With the case study approach comes actual assessmentinstruments, initiative plans, and evaluation tools to help this take place. A very helpful tool that needs to be on every practitioner's desk." —Dave Mehl, director, Training & Development, SSOE, Inc. "Any human resources, organization development professional, student or professor will immediately recognize the value and benefits of this handbook and will feel comfortable in implementing and learning about the practices provided." —William H. Sevilla, vice president human resources, St. Mary Medical Center; faculty member, University of Phoenix "An invaluable, practical guide to the most promising trends in organization and human resources development. Compelling case studies offer unique insight into how global business leaders have effectively dealt with the challenges of transformational change." —William J. Trahant, partner-in-change of organization and change strategy, PricewaterhouseCoopers Book Description Learn from experts at the world's top organizations! Best Practices in Organization Development and Change is a state-of-the-art resource that presents the most important ideas and effective strategies from experts and top companies in the field. Comprehensive in scope, the book addresses the five most important organization development or human resource development (OD/HRD) topics--organization development and change, leadership development, recruitment and retention, performance management, and coaching and mentoring--and offers a practical framework for design, implementation, and evaluation. It includes best-practice case studies from seventeen leading organizations that have achieved their change objectives. The case studies will help you: Analyze the need for the specific OD/HRD initiative Build a solid business case for OD/HRD Identify the audience for the initiative Design an effective OD/HRD initiative Implement a successful design of the initiative Evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative You'll benefit from expertise at trend-setting companies such as: Kraft Foods * Smithkline Beecham * Westinghouse * Sun Microsystems . . . and many more! "An extremely important volume with useful contextual perspectives plus vivid and important case studies of companies that know what they're doing to lead change." --Warren Bennis, author, On Becoming a Leader and Organizing Genius Book Info An excellent reference for all practitioners who are in the midst of helping their organizations become the benchmark of their industry. Provides examples of new tools and techniques which have been developed by successful companies to help them with the same issues. From the Publisher "If you're looking to move human resources out of the administrative backseat to the driver seat of change management and strategic imperatives in your organization then this is the book you need to read. I recommend this book to any human resource or organization development professional or department who is seeking to be an active strategic business partner in their companies. The book documents excellent examples of benchmark tools and processes." —Sarah M. Plasky, strategic planning manager, The Document Company, Xerox "This book is an excellent reference for all practitioners who are in the midst of helping their organizations become the benchmark of their industry. With the case study approach comes actual assessmentinstruments, initiative plans, and evaluation tools to help this take place. A very helpful tool that needs to be on every practitioner's desk." —Dave Mehl, director, Training & Development, SSOE, Inc. "Any human resources, organization development professional, student or professor will immediately recognize the value and benefits of this handbook and will feel comfortable in implementing and learning about the practices provided." —William H. Sevilla, vice president human resources, St. Mary Medical Center; faculty member, University of Phoenix "An invaluable, practical guide to the most promising trends in organization and human resources development. Compelling case studies offer unique insight into how global business leaders have effectively dealt with the challenges of transformational change." —William J. Trahant, partner-in-change of organization and change strategy, PricewaterhouseCoopers From the Inside Flap Best Practices in Organization Development and Change brings together in one volume a state-of-the-art resource that presents the most important ideas and effective strategies from experts and top companies in the field. Comprehensive in scope, the book addresses the five most important OD/HRD topics-organization development and change, leadership development, recruitment and retention, performance management, and coaching and mentoring-and offers a practical framework for design, implementation, and evaluation. The book includes best-practice case studies from seventeen leading organizations that have achieved their change objectives. Each of these case studies includes an analysis of the six basic elements of the change process and will teach you how to Analyze the need for the specific OD/HRD initiative Build a solid business case for OD/HRD Identify the audience for the initiative Design an effective OD/HRD initiative Implement a successful design of the initiative Evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative The book also contains targeted examples of models used by large corporations, and helpful tools you can use to develop organizational assessments, employee satisfaction and change capability evaluations, and successful training and organization interventions. You'll benefit from expertise at trend-setting companies such as * Kraft Foods * Smithkline Beecham * Westinghouse * Sun Microsystems * and many more! A hands-on guide, Best Practices in Organization Development and Change is filled with actual forms, guides, training, competency models, and methodologies for putting in place a successful organization or human resource development (OD/HRD) program. You can easily implement and customize these helpful tools to fit your specific organizational needs. From the Back Cover Learn from the experts in the field how to create and enhance your organization and human resource development (OD/HRD) initiative. Using a case study approach, Best Practices in Organization Development and Change, combines a down-to-earth approach with readily applied tools such as instruments, training concepts, and competency models that can be used as benchmarks for the successful implementation of your OD/HRD initiative. Includes a CD Rom with additional forms. The case studies are introduced by top practitioners in the field including: Warner Burke Jay Conger John Sullivan Edward Lawler III Beverly Kaye Richard Beckhard About the Author Louis Carter is a best practices thought leader at Best Practice Institute specializing in programs that integrate action learning, leadership development, and other organizational development theories. He has spoken at major international and domestic conferences on the subject of best practices in organization development and experiential/actionable learning.
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