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Balancing Individual and Organizational Values  : Walking the Tightrope to Success - Ken Hultman

Balancing Individual and Organizational Values

Walking the Tightrope to Success

By: Ken Hultman, Bill Gellermann (As told to), Richard Beckhard (Foreword by), John D. Adams (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 18th September 2001
ISBN: 9780787957209
Number Of Pages: 288

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It s time to re-examine your organization s fundamental values and create the conditions necessary to make your workplaces healthier environments for everyone. This essential resource is filled with critical information needed to understand the interrelationship between individual and organizational values.



Balancing Individual and Organizational Values:

â Explores the major value challenges in today s business world

â Offers powerful tools for assessing values

â Outlines a systematic approach for revitalizing organizations through growth values



"An important addition to any OD practitioner's library, Ken Hultman's book reviews and analyzes both the historical and contemporary relevance of values to the mission of OD. It is packed with valuable frameworks, models, tools, worksheets, and advice to guide OD consultants addressing value issues in the change process."

--Bev Scott, principal, Bev Scott Consulting; author, Consulting on the Inside

"Balancing Individual and Organizational Values brings values and their importance into the foreground, where they belong! It provides the practitioner with understanding and tools to really work with values-individually, collectively, and organizationally."
--David Jamieson, president, Jamieson Consulting Group; coauthor, Managing Workforce 2000

"An important addition to any OD practitioner's library, Ken Hultman's book reviews and analyzes both the historical and contemporary relevance of values to the mission of OD. It is packed with valuable frameworks, models, tools, worksheets, and advice to guide OD consultants addressing value issues in the change process."
--Bev Scott, principal, Bev Scott Consulting; author, Consulting on the Inside

List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibitsp. xi
Foreword to the Seriesp. xiii
Introduction to the Seriesp. xv
Statement of the Boardp. xix
Forewordp. xxv
Dedicationp. xxviii
Prefacep. xxix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxxiii
Understanding Values
Why Values Are Importantp. 3
What Values Arep. 3
OD Valuesp. 6
Toward Common Groundp. 12
Assessing Valuesp. 15
The Motivational Systemp. 23
Systems Thinkingp. 23
The Motivational Systems Modelp. 24
Needing/Wantingp. 27
Thinkingp. 32
Feelingp. 36
Values and Personalityp. 43
Valuing and Decidingp. 43
Doingp. 61
Need Satisfied?p. 62
Values and Organizationsp. 69
A Systems Approach to Culturep. 69
Needing/Wantingp. 72
Thinkingp. 74
Feelingp. 79
Valuing/Decidingp. 80
Doingp. 86
Need Satisfied?p. 87
Summary of Part 1p. 92
Assessing and Changing Values
Assessing Valuesp. 97
Why Specify Criteria?p. 97
Balancep. 98
Viabilityp. 104
Alignmentp. 106
Authenticityp. 110
Value Assessment Toolsp. 113
Toward Growth Valuesp. 137
Introductionp. 138
Growth Values and Behaviorsp. 142
Enhancing the Motivational Systemp. 175
General Guidelines for Assessment and Changep. 175
Guidelines for Working with Individualsp. 180
Guidelines for Working with Teamsp. 187
Guidelines for Working with Organizationsp. 189
Motivational System Mappingp. 193
Introduction to Motivational System Mappingp. 193
Motivational System Mapping with Individualsp. 197
Motivational System Mapping with Teams and Organizationsp. 208
Embedding Growth Values in Management Systemsp. 211
Renewing Valuesp. 212
Organization and Human Systems Development Credop. 215
Bibliographyp. 219
About the Authorsp. 227
About the Editorsp. 229
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780787957209
ISBN-10: 0787957208
Series: J-B O-D (Organizational Development)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 18th September 2001
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 17.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1