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Main Title The change masters : innovation and entrepreneurship in the American corporation /
Author Kanter, Rosabeth Moss.
Publisher Simon & Schuster,
Year Published 1984
OCLC Number 15648018
ISBN 0671528009 (paperback); 9780671528003 (paperback); 0671428020; 9780671428020
Subjects Technological innovations--Employee participation--United States. ; Organizational change--United States. ; Entrepreneurship--United States. ; Organizational Innovation. ; Veranderingsprocessen. ; Ondernemerschap. ; Technische vernieuwing. ; Productiemanagement. ; Organizacao (Mudanca) ; Innovations--âEtats-Unis--Participation des travailleurs. ; Changement organisationnel--âEtats-Unis. ; Entrepreneurs (âeconomie politique)--âEtats-Unis. ; Crâeativitâe dans les affaires--âEtats-Unis. ; Innovationsmanagement. ; USA. ; Technological innovations--United States--Employee participation
Additional Subjects Technological innovations--United States--Employee participation ; Organizational change
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  HD45.K335 1984 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/01/1988
Edition First Touchstone edition
Collation 432 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. The need for an American corporate renaissance. Introduction -- Transformations in the American corporate environment, 1960s-1980s -- pt. 2. Why we're in trouble : the quiet suffocation of the entrepreneurial spirit in segmentalist companies. Innovating against the grain : ten rules for stifling innovation -- The withering of the grass roots : the fate of employee innovations in an indifferent environment -- pt. 3. Places where innovations flourished -- and why. Cultures of pride, climates of success : incentives for enterprise in high-innovation companies -- Empowerment -- Energizing the grass roots : employee involvement in innovation and change -- pt. 4. Managing in the innovating organization: skills for change masters. Power skills in use: corporate entrepreneurs in action -- Dilemmas of participation -- The architecture of culture and strategy change -- pt. 5. Can America do it? : realizing a corporate renaissance. Trying to turn around an American archetype : the General Motors story -- Reawakening the spirit of enterprise : toward an American corporate renaissance.