The Healthy Organization
A Revolutionary Approach to People & Management 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Brian Dive
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Healthy Organization by Brian Dive
Book DescriptionPraise and Reviews: "Rarely does a management book encompass such well researched and tested new ideas coupled with sound advice for management." (Management Services). "Very readable, coherent and articulate." (The Times Higher Education Supplement). "This book is an excellent, pragmatic framework for organizational development." (Training Journal). Despite the huge volume of research on organizational design, ranging from the work of management gurus and journalists to that of sociologists and behavioural scientists, most organizations remain profoundly unhealthy. In this fully updated second edition of his groundbreaking book, Brian Dive reveals that the unhealthy features of both large and small organizations all stem from the same source, namely the lack of true decision-making accountability (DMA), and he introduces a totally new approach to leadership development. Based on the author's experience at Unilever and Tesco, and more recently at Amersham, B&Q and Marks & Spencer, and covering research in over 50 countries, The Healthy Organization answers the recurring questions that dog an organization's development: How many people should there be in this organization?; How many layers of hierarchy are necessary?; What are the most effective professional development steps for employees? and What career paths should individuals follow to reach fulfilment? By following the steps outlined in the book, Brian Dive reveals that healthy organizational management will lead to greater competitiveness, spark innovation and increase employee empowerment and commitment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780749442521
(236mm x 154mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Kogan Page Ltd
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Publish Date: 28-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian Dive
Accountable Leader, Hardback (July 2008)» View all books by Brian Dive
Explores what it means for managers to be held to account at various levels in an organization. This title shows that most leadership related problems arise from the ineffectiveness of organisational structures that lack accountable jobs.
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Author Biography - Brian Dive
Brian Dive Brian Dive is an independent consultant, writer and presenter on issues relating to organization design and effectiveness and the human resource practices needed to build a healthy organization. He has extensive international experience in human resource management and organization development. He has led HR and change assignments in 70 different countries. In 1993, his work at Unilever culminated in his proposal to radically change the approach to organizational design, reward management, management development and career planning. At the beginning of 1995 he was appointed to lead a global project aimed at changing the way work was organized and how 20,000 managers were evaluated and paid across 100 countries. This project was successfully implemented by April 1998. He was also Unilever's representative on the Conference Board's European Council on Organization and Management, and subsequently the Global Council on Organization in Management. Since 1989, he has chaired the Global Council. Brian is currently Director of DMA International, which specializes in building healthy organizations and in providing online computer applications to help achieve this. Its most recent assignment has been with Tesco Stores.
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