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Title A complexity perspective on researching organizations : taking experience seriously / edited by Ralph Stacey and Douglas Griffin.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 206 pages)
Series Complexity as the experience of organizing
Complexity as the experience of organizing.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Complex organizations -- Research -- Methodology.
Management -- Research -- Methodology.
Participant observation.
Contents Introduction : researching organizations from a complexity perspective / Ralph Stacey and Douglas Griffin -- Experience and method : a complex responsive processes perspective on research in organizations / Ralph Stacey and Douglas Griffin -- Belief, truth and justification : issues of methodology, discourse and the validity of personal narratives / Richard Williams -- Emerging participative exploration : consultation as research / Bjørner Christensen -- Letting go, keeping connected, and change at the Phoenix Project / Mary O'Flynn -- To understand a practice of consulting / Ian Johnson -- Organizational development in the National Health Service / Nicholas Sarra.
Summary Part of the 'Complexity as the Experience of Organizing' series, this book applies complex responsiveness theory to real-life leadership experiences and features reflective contributions from a number of leaders consultants and managers.
Other Author Stacey, Ralph D.
Griffin, Douglas, 1946-
Other Title Print version: Complexity perspective on researching organizations. London : Routledge, 2005