Open System Management Volume 4
Shifting the Organization's Culture: A Self-Assessment Guide
About the Book
Open System Management Volume 4: Shifting the Organization's Culture: A Self-Assessment Guide is a workbook that organizations can use to prepare for the in-house dialogue described in Volume 3.
Other volumes available:
Open System Management Volume 1: Assessing the Human Services Culture
Open System Management Volume 2: Samuel's Story: Creating a Community Safety Net for Families
Open System Management Volume 3: The Agency's Story: Fostering Collaboration Within
Or, purchase the set at a discounted price:
Open System Management Set of 4 Volumes
About the Author
Gary M. Nelson, DSW, is Associate Director for Program Development and Training Initiatives at the Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A full professor in the school, he regularly teaches courses on public policy for child welfare and for aging. His wide-ranging interests include community and organizational change, organizational theory, organizational culture, learning organizations, complexity and chaos theory, child welfare, social policy or aging, rural aging, and home and community care systems. Most recently he has published Self-Governance in Communities and Families (Berrett-Koehler, 2000), which describes a theory and process for community planning and change developed for the Families for Kids initiative, funded by the W.K. Kellogg foundation. The Open System Management series was developed as part of a grant awarded by the U.S. Administration for Children and Families (No. 90CT0012).