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Informal Coalitions

Mastering the Hidden Dynamics of Organizational Change

by Chris Rodgers

  • 282 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business strategy,
  • International business,
  • Management & management techniques,
  • Organization Theory,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • International - General,
  • Business & Economics / International,
  • Management - General,
  • Organizational change

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194217M
    ISBN 100230019919
    ISBN 109780230019911

    Start studying comm final T/F questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. although forming coalitions often happens naturally, they can become toxic if the groups begin to engage in destructive conflict as described in the book, the authors suggest that a neutral 3rd. Coalition, in politics and international relations, a group of actors that coordinate their behaviour in a limited and temporary fashion to achieve a common goal.. As a form of goal-oriented political cooperation, a coalition can be contrasted with an alliance and a network. An alliance suggests a robust partnership of at least medium-term duration, as compared with the more fleeting coalition.

      Informal Coalitions: Mastering the Hidden Dynamics of Organisational Change Dr Anne Murphy (Learning Development Officer, Dublin Institute of Technology) Leadership & Organization Development JournalCited by: 2. This is where the book of Rina Agarwala - Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India - comes in as a provocative piece of scholarship on the role of traditional unionism in today’s highly segmented labor market that is continuously churning under the pressures of globalization Cited by:

    Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. Informal definition, without formality or ceremony; casual: an informal visit. See more.


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Informal Coalitions by Chris Rodgers Download PDF EPUB FB2

That led me to this book. The focus of “Informal Coalitions” is clear from the subtitle: it is about the non-mechanistic, non-prescriptive approaches that are needed to ‘master the hidden dynamics of organizational change’.Cited by: Lawler’s perspective on the nature and dynamics of identity meshes with that which is embodied in the informal coalitions view of organizational dynamics and other ‘relational’ perspectives.

As such, although its focus is on broad social and political issues, it necessarily places a number of question marks against important elements of. 'This book puts structure around what I have been doing intuitively for the past 25 years. It legitimises the informal, conversational style that has served me so well throughout my career.

Most importantly, it offers much needed insights into the mystery of why this seemingly disorganised way of managing can have such a powerful impact on. The content of Informal Coalitions is summarized below. Informal Coalitions book Preface Highlights the high failure rate of organizational change programs.

Sets out the background to, and origins of, the informal coalitions perspective. Identifies some of the key features that distinguish Informal Coalitions. Buy Informal Coalitions: Mastering the Hidden Dynamics of Organizational Change by Chris Rodgers (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). Informal Coalitions reveals that, by ignoring the hidden, messy and informal aspects of real-life organizations, formal change programs inevitably contain the seeds of their own downfall.

This challenging new book shows how change arises instead from informal interactions, joint sense making and Around two-thirds of all change efforts fail to /5(7). This book explains how presidents achieve market-oriented reforms in a contentious political environment.

Using an impressive amount of quantitative and qualitative empirical evidence, most of which is reported for the first time, Mejía Acosta argues that presidents in Ecuador adopted significant reforms by crafting informal yet functional coalitions with opposition parties in by:   The remaining six chapters explore six aspects of what is presented as a new change-leadership agenda based on an informal-coalitions view of organizational dynamics.

The six elements are presented as reframing communications, thinking culturally, acting politically, building coalitions, embracing paradox and providing by: 'Informal coalitions will be of interest to both scholars and practitioners involved in understanding why change does, or does not, happen in organizations In sum Informal coalitions is worth reading for insights into how organizational change can be encouraged.' - Undala Alam, International AffairsPrice: $ Get this from a library.

Informal coalitions: mastering the hidden dynamics of organizational change. [Chris Rodgers] -- "This book introduces various perspectives on issues such as leadership communication, cultural change, politics and coalition building, organizational paradox, and 'the vision thing'.

"--Web site. This book places everyday talk and role-modelling interactions at the forefront of an alternative change-leadership agenda, and introduces a number of practical approaches to help line managers and organizational specialists deliver this agenda more successfully.

It is essential reading for organizational practitioners at all levels. Get this from a library. Informal coalitions: mastering the hidden dynamics of organizational change. [Chris Rodgers] -- Around two-thirds of all change efforts fail to deliver the planned results. Informal Coalitions reveals that, by ignoring the hidden, messy and.

Chris Rodgers is the author of Informal Coalitions ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Gross Potions ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 /5(11). Book Description. This book explains how presidents achieve market-oriented reforms in a contentious political environment.

Using an impressive amount of quantitative and qualitative empirical evidence, most of which is reported for the first time, Mejía Acosta argues that presidents in Ecuador adopted significant reforms by crafting informal yet functional coalitions with opposition parties.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Informal Coalitions and Policymaking in Latin America: Ecuador in Comparative Perspective by Andrés Mejía Acosta at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. This book carefully describes this dynamic game, showing that it consists of transformative orchestration strategies and quasi-formalization processes.

On the institutional plane, coalitions of the willing turn into 'durable efforts', while international organizations perform as 'platforms' within broader regime by: 2. The informal coalitions view of change stresses the complex, developing and emergent nature of the overall process.

It therefore rejects the ability of managers to plan and control change in the ways that the conventional approaches imply. Instead, it sees it as arising from the coalescing of people. Around two-thirds of all change efforts fail to deliver the planned results. "Informal Coalitions" reveals that, by ignoring the hidden, messy and informal aspects of real-life organizations, formal change programs inevitably contain the seeds of their own : Chris Rodgers.

'This book puts structure around what I have been doing intuitively for the past 25 years. It legitimises the informal, conversational style that has served me so well throughout my career. Most importantly, it offers much needed insights into the mystery of why this seemingly disorganised way of managing can have such a powerful impact on Author: Chris Rodgers.

The twenty-first century is a century in which countries are increasingly seeking equal rights, which involve, for instance, the acknowledgement in their regional spheres of influence and their will for equal status within formal and informal international institutions.

Informal organizations, particularly IBSA, and their countries’ joint actions will be discussed below. Informal Institutions, Shareholder Coalitions, and Principal–Principal Conflicts Article (PDF Available) in Asia Pacific Journal of Management July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Informal educational opportunities encourage your employees to keep learning and growing. About Knowledge Anywhere. Knowledge Anywhere is an elearning company focused on providing flexible, modern learning and development solutions that enable organizations to harness the power of an engaged, knowledgeable workforce.This volume analyzes the function of informal institutions in Latin America and how they support or weaken democratic governance.

Drawing from a wide range of examples—including the Mexican dedazo, clientelism in Brazil, legislative "ghost coalitions" in Ecuador, and elite power-sharing in Chile—the contributors examine how informal rules shape the performance of state and democratic.