Social development: a new role for the organisational sciences

Contributor(s): Khandwalla, Pradip N [Editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 1988Description: 183 p.: ill. Includes referencesISBN: 8170361117Subject(s): Economic development - Social aspects | Organisational behavior | Organisational changeDDC classification: FP 301.4 Summary: This book argues that a paradigm shift is needed in the organizational and behavioral sciences - from an excessive concern with organizational issues to a much greater concern with behavior-related issues faced by strategic Third World organizations charged with developmental missions.
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Table of contents

Part One: The Need For A Paradigm Shift In Organizational And Behavioural Sciences (Obs)
Part Two: Strategic Organizations For Social Development
OB for Social Development - Pradip N Khandwalla
A Position Paper
Panel Discussions on Strategic Organizations - Ram Mohan Rao
Controversy Management by Strategic Organizations
Private Voluntary Organizations and Development Partnerships - L David Brown
Comments on David Brown's Paper
The Government as Strategic Organization - R K Trivedi
Concluding Comments on Strategic Organizations
Part Three: Macro-Social And Cultural Perspectives For Third World Obs
OBS and Social Development - Udai Pareek
Societal Culture, Organizational Culture and Societal Development - William M Evan and Fariborz Damanpour
Values, Design, and Development of Strategic Organizations - Pulin K Garg and Indira J Parikh
Some Perspectives on Culture, OBS, and Social Development
Concluding Comments on Culture, OBS, and Social Development
Part Four: Organizational Assault On Poverty And Deprivation
Effects of Poverty and Deprivation on Organizational Structure and Processes - Sumati N Dubey
A Study of Forest Labourers' Cooperatives
Organizing for Empowering the Poor - Prayag Mehta
Institutional Arrangements for People Centred Development - Mukul Sanwal
Reforms for Implementing Poverty Alleviation Programmes
Some Perspectives on Organizational Alleviation of Poverty and Deprivation
Concluding Comments on Poverty and OBS
Part Five: Technology, Obs, And Social Development
Some Perspectives on Technology, OBS, and Social Development
Project Moonidih - Graeme Salaman
Social and Organizational Factors in Technological Transfer
Managing International Technology Transfer - Shekhar Chaudhuri
A Corporate and Control Environment Perspective
Concluding Comments on Technology, OBS, and Social Development
Part Six: Obs And Public Policy For Social Development
A Radical Perspective on OBS, Development, and Public Policy
Concluding Comments on OBS and Public Policy
Part Seven: Organizational Change Technology For Social Development
A Perspective on Action Research Based Socio-Technical System
OD Applications in Non-affluent Settings - Robert T Golembiewski
Four Perspectives on Critical Action Research
Culture Building for Collaboration at the Government's Top - Dharni P Sinha
An Ethnographic Account
Concluding Comments on Social Development Through Organizational Change Technology

This book argues that a paradigm shift is needed in the organizational and behavioral sciences - from an excessive concern with organizational issues to a much greater concern with behavior-related issues faced by strategic Third World organizations charged with developmental missions.

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