Encyclopedia of Development Methods
This title was first published in 2001. The core of this thoroughly revised book is a directory of more than 700 methods. Each entry typically comprises an explanation, a bibliography, and cross-references. Other features include a review of different approaches to classifying the methods, and two valuable appendices; the first is to help practitioners analyse their methods; the second providing details of relevant books, journals and other information sources.
Table of Contents
Contents: Index of methods; Defining the field; Management development method classification frameworks; Organizational change method classification frameworks; Directory of methods; Appendix - Resources for management development and organizational change.
Andrzej Huczynski is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour in the Department of Management Studies at the University of Glasgow. He has written widely on management, organizational behaviour and organizational development, and is author or co-author of nine books.
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