The Handbook of Large Group Methods
Creating Systemic Change in Organizations and Communities
Handbook of Large Group Methods by Barbara Benedict Bunker
Book DescriptionLarge Group Interventions are methods used to gather a whole system together to discuss and take action on the target agenda. That agenda varies from future plans, products, and services, to redesigning work, to discussion of troubling issues and problems. The Handbook of Large Group Methods takes the next step in demonstrating through a series of cases how Large Group Methods are currently being used to address twenty-first-century challenges in organizations and communities today, including: * Working with widely dispersed organizations, and the problem of involvement and participation * Working with organizations facing a serious business crisis * Working with organizations in polarized and politicized environments * Working in community settings with diverse interest groups * Working at the global level and adapting these methods for cross-cultural use * Embedding and sustaining new patterns of working together in organizations and communities
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787981433
(242mm x 185mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 28-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Barbara Benedict Bunker
Large Group Interventions, Hardback (September 1996)
This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the 11 different models of large group intervention, in which employees and customers are brought together. It explores their similarities and differences, describes their origins, and presents these methods with examples and case studies.
Conflict, Cooperation and Justice, Hardback (May 1995)» View all books by Barbara Benedict Bunker
Inspired by the work of Morton Deutch, a pioneer in applied social psychology, this book is a collection of work that deals with the notion that social psychology and management have long been intertwined in both theory and applications.
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Author Biography - Barbara Benedict Bunker
Barbara Benedict Bunker is emeritus professor of psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has taught in executive development programs at Columbia, Pepperdine, and the Harvard University School of Education and has held Fulbright Lectureships in the business schools of Keio University and Kobe University in Japan. Billie T. Alban is president of Alban and Williams, Ltd., and an internationally known management consultant whose clients include British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Exxon, and Kraft/General Foods. She teaches in executive development programs at Columbia, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Pepperdine and has served on the board of the Organization Development Network. Bunker and Alban are coauthors of Large Group Interventions from Jossey-Bass.
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