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More About This Title The Handbook of Large Group Methods: Creating Systemic Change in Organizations and Communities
Billie T. Alban is president of Alban and Williams, Ltd., and an internationally known management consultant whose clients include British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Exxon, and Kraft/General Foods. She teaches in executive development programs at Columbia, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Pepperdine and has served on the board of the Organization Development Network.
Bunker and Alban are coauthors of Large Group Interventions from Jossey-Bass.
PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE.
1 That Was Then, but This Is Now: The Past, Present, and Future of Large Group Methods.
PART TWO: SIX CHALLENGES FOR THE 21stCENTURY.
2 Widely Dispersed Organizations and the Problem of Involvement.
3 Organizations in Crisis.
4 Working in Polarized and Politicized Environments.
5 Working in Communities with Diverse Interest Groups.
6 Working Cross-Culturally.
7 Embedding New Patterns of Working.
PART THREE: RESOURCES FOR LARGE GROUP METHODS.
8 Resources for Large Group Methods.
—Edgar H. Schein, Sloan Fellows Professor of Management-Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management
"This book offers an exceptional look at large group process, brought to life by powerful stories from real organizations and communities. There’s no better way to understand the methodology and its potential. This extraordinary collection of stories demonstrates the power of large group processes in a variety of organizational settings. I can’t imagine a better way to understand the methodology and its potential to impact organizations of all kinds."
—June Delano, senior practice leader, The Monitor Group