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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Stewardship : choosing service over self interest /
Author Block, Peter,
Publisher Berrett-Koehler Publishers,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 35253467
ISBN 1881052869; 9781881052869
Subjects Industrial management. ; Industries--Social aspects. ; Organizational change. ; Gestion d'entreprises. ; Facteurs humains.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  HD31.B54 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 12/07/2015
EKBM  HD31.B66 1996 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/24/2004
EOAM  HD31.B66 1996 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 03/31/2005
Collation xxiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-254) and index.
Contents Notes
Replacing leadership with stewardship -- Choosing partnership over patriarchy -- Choosing adventure over safety -- Choosing service over self-interest -- Defining the stewardship contract -- Upsetting expectations : the emotional work of stewardship -- Redesigning management practices and structures -- Rethinking the role of staff functions -- Financial practices : creating accountability with self-control -- Human resources : ending the practice of paternalism -- Compensation and performance evaluation : overturning the class system -- Cosmetic reform : when the disease becomes the cure -- Recreating our organization through stewardship -- Cynics, victims, and bystanders -- Choosing freedom, service, and adventure. As a successful managing strategy for corporate. governmental, and nonprofit organizations, "stewardship" is, fundamentally, the spirit of partnership and service. This book explains how to integrate the management of work and the doing of work to redistribute purpose and power within an organization. --From publisher's description.