Item description for Change Masters by Rosabeth Moss Kanter...
The Change Masters looks behind the scenes at some of the most important companies in America, including Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, Polaroid, General Motors, Wang Laboratories and Honeywell, to describe their organizational structures, their corporate cultures, and their specific strategies.
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Studio: Free Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.11" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 1985
Publisher Free Press
ISBN 0671528009 ISBN13 9780671528003
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More About Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Rosabeth Moss Kanter is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at Harvard Business School. Dr. Kanter is the author of such groundbreaking books as Men and Women of the Corporation, When Giants Learn to Dance, and Evolve!
Rosabeth Moss Kanter currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Change Masters?
Roadblocks and Enablers of Organizational Change May 5, 2001
_The Change Masters_ was written in 1983, and since that time organizations have become much more focused on issues of transformation, but I think employees of most companies will still recognize their organizations in these pages-- and not necessarily in the positive ways.
This book was written in aid of waking the entrepreneurial spirit of the employees of large corporations and looks closely at the ways that this can be either stifled or made possible.
Clearly written from a wealth of experience, Kanter draws on case studies of companies for whom she has worked. That experience is further supported by citations from academic research and a great deal of very strong analytical thought.
Brings several important themes together Apr 9, 2000
This book was meaningful to me because it documents the relationship between an open organizational environment, individual employee productivity, and innovation.
Review of organisational structure and innovation. Jan 20, 1999
If you've ever wondered what's wrong in the organisation you work for, why results are poor, why departments can't work together, why the best people keep leaving and why the rest feel helpless and miserable; this is the book for you. It's an academic text and the author draws strongly from her own research in several different organisations, some of whom she cannot name so gives them her own names - have fun guessing who they are. Of particular value is the section on roadblocks to managerial innovation, or how to prevent organisational success. A definite gift for your boss, but first erase all your comments like "that's us!" or "we do that!" because there will be plenty.