Managing for the Future Organizational Behavior & Processes

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Ancona. Kochan • Scully • Van Maanen • Westney
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MANAGING fOR THE fUTURE Organizational Behavior & Processes
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. . and Some Skepticall70ices 24
Beyond the Hype 24
Will the Organization ofthe Future Make the Mistakes ofthe Past? 24
Coda to the New Organization 24
The Twenty-first Century Firm 25
Questionnaire Mapping Your Organization
Class Note Reading the Business Press
The Press The Search for the Organization of Tomorrow
Management by Web
Ephemeral 39
Digitization 42
Cultural Change 42
Feedback 43
Delivering the Goods 43
Connections 44
Talent Hunt 45
Incubator 45
Table of Contents v
Module 2 Three Lenses on Organizational Analysis and Action
Overview 4
Class Note Introduction 8
Our Personal cCSchemas)) 8
Building More Complete Models 10
Three Classic Lenses on Or;ganizations 10
The Three Lenses in Action 11
References 11
Class Note The Strategic Design Lens 13
Overview 13
Assignment Summary 13
Additional Suggested Readings 13
The Or,ganization as Strategic Design 14
References 27
Case Strategic Design at Dynacorp 28
Dynacorp)s Design: The Functional Or,ganization 28
Internal Investigation: Diagnosing the Or,ganizational Problems 30
External Investigation: Identifying
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