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More About This Title Productive Workplaces: Organizing and Managing forDignity, Meaning, and Community (Paper Edition)
Part One: The Search for Productive Workplaces.
1. Scientific Management Revisited: A Tale of Two Taylors.
2. The Consulting Engineer: Taylor Invents a New Profession.
3. Lewin: The Practical Theorist.
4. The Learning Organization: Lewin's Legacy to Management.
5. McGregor and the Roots of Organization Development.
6. The Human Side of Enterprise Revisited: A New Look at Theories X and Y.
7. Undoing Taylorism: Emery, Trist, and the Sociotechnical Revolution.
8. Open Systems and the New Paradigm: How Emery and Trist Redefined the Workplace.
Part Two: Transforming Theory into Practice and Practice into Theory.
9. Adding Action to Research: Lewin's Practice Theory Road Map.
10. Methods of Diagnosis and Action: Taking Snapshots and Making Movies.
11. Rethinking Organizational Improvement: New Perspectives on Consultation.
12. Improving Whole Systems: Alternatives to the Report-in-the-Drawer Phenomenon.
Part Three: Learning and Applying New Practice Theories.
13. "Third Wave" Managing and Consulting: A New Practice Theory.
14. Inventing the Future: Search Strategies for Whole Systems Improvement.
15. Transforming Teamwork: Work Relationships in a Fast-Changing World.
16. Designing Work: New Structures for Learning and Self-Control.
17. Managing and Consulting Beyond the Design Limits: A "Third Wave" Action Project.
Epilogue: Caught Between Paradigms: Where Do We Go from Here?