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Cultural Change in Organizations: A Guide to Leadership and Bottom-Line ResultsCultural Change in Organizations provides answers for those wanting to help their culture move. This how-to book for creating what the Gallup poll calls an “engagement culture” illustrates how to lead an organization toward increased business results and improved morale. This book showcases, in story form, how to create a culture which forges a powerful synthesis between management authority and employee participation which leads to striking results in safety, quality, and productivity. It is wr…

Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education ReformIn Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform, Rotberg brings together examples of current education reforms in sixteen countries, written by ‘insiders’. This book goes beyond myths and stereotypes and describes the difficult trade-offs countries make as they attempt to implement reforms in the context of societal and global change. In some countries, reforms are a response to major political or economic shifts; in others, they are motivated by large upsurges in immigration and in…

Cultural Change and Leadership in Organizations: A Practical Guide to Successful Organizational ChangeCultural Change and Leadership in Organizations discusses ways in which organizations are able to implement successful strategic change; inspirational and conceptual material is combined with practical examples and concrete interventions for planning and implementing cultural change within organizations. Cultural Change and Leadership in Organizations is targeted toward professionals, including organizational psychologists, consultants, senior managers, and human resources professionals, as well…

The Internet of Women: Accelerating Culture Change (River Publishers Series in Innovation and Change in Education - Cross-cultural Perspective)Female scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians worldwide are making historic contributions to their fields. The modern workforce is closer to gender-equal than it has ever been, and many efforts are in place to support further progress. The Internet of Women provides an exciting look at personal narratives and case studies of female leaders and cultural shifts around the globe that illustrate this promising trend. From the United Nations’ emphasis on girls and technology educati…

Cultural Competencies For Nurses: Impact on Health and IllnessBy compiling the history and theory behind cultural competency in nursing and health care, this text offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, information on the health beliefs of several minority groups, and case studies to enhance student learning. This text is an excellent resource for courses that emph…

Still Moving: How to Lead Mindful ChangeStill Moving: How to Lead Mindful Change sets out an innovative approach for guiding organisations and indeed entire systems through ongoing, disruptive change. It combines Deborah Rowland’s own rigorous research into change and its leadership with insights from her extensive field experience helping major global corporations including GlaxoSmithKline, RWE and Shell achieve lasting change with increased productivity, employee engagement and responsible societal impact. It is filled with helpful …

Boundary Spanning Leadership: Six Practices for Solving Problems, Driving Innovation, and Transforming Organizations (Management & Leadership)PRAISE FOR BOUNDARY SPANNING LEADERSHIP “Fostering a culture of teamwork among business units and partners is crucial for bottom-line success. This groundbreaking book, packed with practical examples and based on solid research, shows us how to get started.” — Marc Noel, Chairman, Noël Group LLC “In this deeply insightful look at the demands on 21st-century leaders, Ernst and Chrobot-Mason outline six boundary spanning leadership practices derived from case studies and research with thousand…

Organizational Culture and Leadership (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series)The book that defined the field, updated and expanded for today’s organizations Organizational Culture and Leadership is the classic reference for managers and students seeking a deeper understanding of the inter-relationship of organizational culture dynamics and leadership.  Author Edgar Schein is the ‘father’ of organizational culture, world-renowned for his expertise and research in the field; in this book, he analyzes and illustrates through cases the abstract concept of culture and shows …

Rethinking Culture: Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations (Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development)Organizational or corporate ‘culture’ is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the topic has been an object of keen academic interest for nearly half a century, theorists and practitioners still struggle with the most basic questions: What is organizational culture? Can it be measured? Is it a dependent or independent variable? Is it causal in organizational performance, and, if so, how? Paradoxically, managers and practitioners ascribe cultural expla…

Solving Disproportionality and Achieving Equity: A Leader's Guide to Using Data to Change Hearts and MindsWhen the numbers don’t lie, this is your guide to doing what’s right If your school is faced with a disproportionate rate of suspensions, gifted program enrollment, or special education referrals for students of color, this book shows how you can uncover the root causes and rally your staff to face the challenge head on. You will: Understand how bias creates barriers to the success of students of color Know what questions to ask and what data to analyze Create your own road map…