Reframing Organizations
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Reframing Organizations


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-01-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780787972554


Reframing Organizations Book Description :

In this third edition of their best-selling classic, authors LeeBolman and Terrence Deal explain the powerful tool of "reframing."The authors have distilled the organizational literature into acomprehensive approach for looking at situations from more than oneangle. Their four frames view organizations as factories, families,jungles, and theaters or temples: The Structural Frame: how to organize and structuregroups and teams to get results The Human Resource Frame: how to tailor organizations tosatisfy human needs, improve human resource management, and buildpositive interpersonal and group dynamics The Political Frame: how to cope with power andconflict, build coalitions, hone political skills, and deal withinternal and external politics The Symbolic Frame: how to shape a culture that givespurpose and meaning to work, stage organizational drama forinternal and external audiences, and build team spirit throughritual, ceremony, and story

Reframing Organizations  CafeScribe

Reframing Organizations CafeScribe


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release Date : 2010-04-15
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470641668


Reframing Organizations CafeScribe Book Description :

First published in 1984, Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal?s best-selling book has become a classic in the field. Its four-frame model examines organizations as factories, families, jungles, and theaters or temples: The Structural Frame: how to organize and structure groups and teams to get results The Human Resource Frame: how to tailor organizations to satisfy human needs, improve human resource management, and build positive interpersonal and group dynamics The Political Frame: how to cope with power and conflict, build coalitions, hone political skills, and deal with internal and external politics The Symbolic Frame: how to shape a culture that gives purpose and meaning to work, stage organizational drama for internal and external audiences, and build team spirit through ritual, ceremony, and story This new edition is filled with new case examples such as Hurricane Katrina and profiles of great leaders such as Mother Theresa, Thomas Keller, and others. In addition, the book updates the "Organizational Theory's Greatest Hits" text boxes throughout, and increases geographic, cultural and gender diversity in examples and text. It also features an enhanced online teacher's guide with a new test bank, as well as updated PowerPoint slides, teaching ideas and experiential activities, and links to resources.

Reframing Organizations
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Reframing Organizations


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-07-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118573310


Reframing Organizations Book Description :

In this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary tip sheets for each chapter, hot links to videos & extra resources, mini-assessments for each of the frames, and podcast Q&As with Bolman & Deal.

Reframing Organizations  Artistry  Choice  and Leadership  5e WileyPLUS Learning Space Student Package

Reframing Organizations Artistry Choice and Leadership 5e WileyPLUS Learning Space Student Package


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-12-29
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Reframing Organizations Artistry Choice and Leadership 5e WileyPLUS Learning Space Student Package Book Description :

The Classic Leadership Resources Now In Its 5th Edition! First published in 1984, Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal's bestselling text has become a classic in the field. Its four-frame model provides four different perspectives through which organizations can be understood. The Structural Frame focuses on organization structure and provides insight into how managers and leaders within organizations can better organize and structure organizations, groups, and teams to get results. The Human Resource Frame focuses on the people in organizations and provides insight into how to tailor organizations to satisfy human needs, improve human resource management, and build positive interpersonal and group dynamics. The Political Frame focuses on the political dynamics in organizations and examines how managers and leaders in organizations can understand power and conflict, build coalitions, hone political skills, and deal with internal and external politics. The Symbolic Frame focuses on meaning and culture in organizations, and provides insight into how leaders and managers can shape culture, stage organizational drama for internal and external audiences, and build spirit through ritual, ceremony, and story. Bolman and Deal update their classic with coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforces, offshoring, and leadership across cultures. An Instructor's Guide and personal leadership orientations assessment are available online at www.wiley.com/college/bolman.

How Great Leaders Think

How Great Leaders Think


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-07-28
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118140987


How Great Leaders Think Book Description :

The proven model that offers powerful and elegant strategies for leaders How Great Leaders Think: the Art of Reframing uses compelling, contemporary examples to show how more complex thinking is the key to better leadership. Leaders who understand what's going on around them see what they need to do to achieve the results they want. Bolman and Deal's influential four-frame model of leadership and organizations—developed in their bestselling book, Reframing Organizations: Artistry Choice and Leadership—offers leaders an accessible guide for understanding four major aspects of organizational life: structure, people, politics, and culture. Tapping into the complexity enables leaders to decode the messy world in which they live, see more options, tell better stories, and find strategies that are more effective. Case examples of leaders like Jeff Bezos at Amazon, Howard Schultz at Starbucks, Tony Hsieh at Zappos, Ursula Burns at Xerox, and the late Steve Jobs at Apple provide concrete lessons that readers can put to use in their own leadership. The book's lessons include: How to use structural tools to organize teams and organizations for better results How to build motivation and morale by aligning organizations and people How to map the terrain and build a power base to navigate the political dynamics in organizations How to develop a leadership story that shapes culture, provides direction, and inspires commitment to excellence

Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-12-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470929339


Reframing Academic Leadership Book Description :

"Colleges and universities constitute a special type of organization; and their complex mission, dynamics, personnel structures, and values require a distinct set of understandings and skills to lead and manage them well." —From the Preface In Reframing Academic Leadership, Lee G. Bolman and Joan V. Gallos offer higher education leaders a provocative and pragmatic guide for Crafting dynamic institutions where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment Forging alliances and partnerships in service of the mission Building shared vision and campus cultures that unite and inspire Serving the larger goals of the academy and society Throughout the book, the authors integrate powerful conceptual frameworks with rich and compelling real-world cases to support academic leaders searching for the best in themselves and in their institutions. The book tackles thorny issues such as building institutional clarity and capacity, managing conflict, coping with difficult people, partnering with the boss, and developing leadership resilience. Following in the tradition of Bolman and Deal's classic Reframing Organizations, Bolman and Gallos emphasize a pragmatic approach. They tease out the unique challenges and opportunities in academic leadership and provide ideas, tools, and encouragement to help higher education leaders see more clearly, feel more confident, and become more skilled and versatile in handling the vicissitudes of daily life. Reframing Academic Leadership is the resource for those seeking to understand, develop, and manage colleges and universities.

Leading with Soul

Leading with Soul


  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-08-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470619001


Leading with Soul Book Description :

A new edition of the bestselling book on finding one's personal path to leadership Leading with Soul has inspired thousands of readers since its publication more than a decade ago. Far ahead of its time, the book illuminated the deeply personal journey to leadership. Now, in this new and revised edition, the authors update a timeless spiritual message in the light of the turmoil of recent years? including recession, the spread of global terrorism, and ethics scandals? as well as new insights from the literature of spirituality and work. Bolman and Deal are the co-authors of the bestselling book Reframing Organizations, now in its 4th edition Explores in greater depth the concepts of love, power, and significance as relates to leadership This completely revised story of an executive and his quest for deeper meaning continues to point the way to a more fulfilling work experience.