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Temporal Sensemaking: Managers' Use of Time to Frame Organizational Change

Elden Wiebe

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This qualitative study explores the relationship between time and organizational change, a recently emerging area of scholarly interest. Through the narrative analysis of managers' own stories of ... More


Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Drawing on a three‐year, in‐depth, ‘fly‐on‐the‐wall’ study of client‐management consultant interactions, knowledge flow in management consultancy projects is shown to be mediated by multiple and ... More


Introduction

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter explains the aim of the book, which is to contribute to the opening of research on information systems and organizational change to accommodate meanings and concerns ... More


Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269426
eISBN:
9780191710179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269426.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book contains pioneering work on technological, organizational, and institutional change from leading theorists and practitioners such as Masahiko Aoki, Alfred D. Chandler Jr., Joseph Stiglitz, ... More


Dynamics of Programmed Transformation and Reproduction

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

in Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter represents a higher-level analytical attempt that aims to link relevant study findings to other accounts of programmatic change in health care contexts and thus participate in a in a ... More


Introduction

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the process of change in seven large organizations operating in the North of England. These organizations were located in the ... More


Dormant Capabilities, Complex Organizations, and Renewal *

Charles Baden-Fuller and Henk W. Volberda

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter uses case studies carried out over significant time periods to explore the process of competence building capable of supporting major change in large, complex, diversified organizations. ... More


Analysing Organizational Stability and Change

Graham M. Winch

in Managing Production: Engineering Change and Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288411
eISBN:
9780191684593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288411.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the existing approaches to technological and organizational change. The diffusion approach, impact approach, and social shaping approach are reviewed and criticized for their ... More


The Momentum of Organizational Change 1

Elden Wiebe, Roy Suddaby, and William M. Foster

in Constructing Identity in and around Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640997
eISBN:
9780191738388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640997.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to clarify the concept of momentum by situating momentum within the flow of time (past, present, and future), and in doing so, reconceptualize momentum as agentic. ... More


Implications and New Directions

Graham M. Winch

in Managing Production: Engineering Change and Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288411
eISBN:
9780191684593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288411.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter reviews the discussion and argues that the adoption of a tectonic approach to the analysis of organizational change and stability has had beneficial results. It analyzes the relationship ... More


Understanding Change at Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of the economic and political changes that have affected the system of employment in the UK. It then discusses the changing nature of work; the concept of ... More


Inhibiting Double-Loop Learning in Business Organizations

Chris Argyris

in Reasons and Rationalizations: The Limits to Organizational Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268078
eISBN:
9780191699252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268078.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Robert Burgelman wrote a rich description of how strategy is shaped in organizations. Although the case study examined here concerns Intel, Burgelman claims that much of the story is relevant to ... More


Culture, Leadership, and Traps

Chris Argyris and Ian Smith

in Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

The literature on culture suggests that Traps and culture are phenomena that are beyond the individual level of analysis. Traps and culture can be conceptualized as ‘supra’ human phenomena with a ... More


Strengthening New Approaches

Chris Argyris

in Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter examines various new approaches that are supposed to solve organizational problems and bring new levels of performance. It argues that although they all have something of value to offer, ... More


Chaos, Culture, and Evolution: The Configuration of Organization

Keith Grint

in Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Although organizational change proves to be an unavoidable element of contemporary management, managers have certain techniques for strategically responding to fashions and fads. This chapter ... More


Conclusion: Traps and the Human Predicament

Chris Argyris

in Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that in order to reduce Traps, we must begin by addressing Model I theories-in-use and defensive reasoning. Traps cannot ... More


Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and Exit

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins by summarizing the main changes that have affected the ways in which people join the organizations: their employment contracts, their overall staffing levels, and company policies ... More


History and Evolutionary Theory

Stephen Lippmann and Howard E. Aldrich

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A persistent division exists between historical and deductive approaches to explaining organizational dynamics. Historical studies adopt a ‘narrative/interpretive’ approach favoring historical ... More


Dimensions of Employment Change

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines the rationale for exploring change in employment policy using the three-ring framework of analysis. It focuses on three aspects of employment where organizations play a crucial ... More


Seven Case Studies: An Introduction

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The research upon which this book is based draws on case studies of seven large organizations in Britain. Between 1997 and 1999 researchers examined changes in work and employment in a bank, a ... More


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