Managing the UnexpectedManaging the Unexpected
by Karl E. Weick, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
Improve your company's ability to avoid or manage crises Managing the Unexpected, Third Edition is a thoroughly revised text that offers an updated look at the groundbreaking ideas explored in the first and second editions. Revised to reflect events emblematic of the unique challenges that organizations have faced in recent years, including bank fa ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2015-09-15 | ISBN-13: 9781118862414

Educational Leadership, Organizational Learning, and the Ideas of Karl WeickEducational Leadership, Organizational Learning, and the Ideas of Karl Weick
Grounded in the theory of sociologist Karl Weick, this edited volume explores key concepts of educational leadership and organizational learning. Chapter authors analyze and reflect on the implications of Weick’s thinking on leadership preparation and development. Providing a thorough understanding of the influence of his ideas in education, this ...
Number of pages: 252 | Publication Date: 2019-01-11 | ISBN-13: 9781138080003

Making Sense of the Organization, Volume 2Making Sense of the Organization, Volume 2
Karl E. Weick
Making Sense of the Organization elaborates on the influential idea that organizations are interpretation systems that scan, interpret, and learn.  These selected essays represent a new approach to the way managers learn and act in response to their environment and the way organizational change evolves.  Readers of this volume will find a wealth ...
Number of pages: 310 | Publication Date: 2009-08-24 | ISBN-13: 9780470742204

Sensemaking in Organizations (Foundations for Organizational Science)Sensemaking in Organizations (Foundations for Organizational Science)
Karl E. Weick
The teaching of organization theory and the conduct of organizational research have been dominated by a focus on decision-making and the concept of strategic rationality. However, the rational model ignores the inherent complexity and ambiguity of real-world organizations and their environments. In this landmark volume, Karl E Weick highlights how ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 1995-05-31 | ISBN-13: 9780803971776

Making Sense of the OrganizationMaking Sense of the Organization
Karl E. Weick
This volume brings together the best-known and most influential articles on sensemaking in organizations by one of its most distinguished exponents, Karl Weick. Brings together the best most influential articles written by one of the gurus of sensemaking - Karl Weick. Helps readers develop a thorough understanding of the sensemaking process - ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2000-11-08 | ISBN-13: 9780631223191

Managing the UnexpectedManaging the Unexpected
by Karl E. Weick, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
"Of all the people Tom and I quoted in In Search of Excellence Karl Weick was hands down the most influential. As a researcher and thought leader on matters organizational and strategic, Karl gets an eleven on my scale of one to ten. Now Weick and Sutcliffe have written on a subject they have been researching for a very long time: excellence in res ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2001-07-03 | ISBN-13: 9780787956271

The Social Psychology of Organizing (Topics in Social Psychology Series)The Social Psychology of Organizing (Topics in Social Psychology Series)
Karl E Weick
Have you ever had trouble teaching the various topics of social psychology and fitting them together to form a coherent field? Dr. Stangor felt like he was presenting a laundry list of ideas, research studies, and phenomena, rather than an integrated set of principles and knowledge. He wondered how his students could be expected to remember and und ...
Number of pages: 294 | Publication Date: 1979-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780075548089

Managing the UnexpectedManaging the Unexpected
by Karl E. Weick, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
Since the first edition of Managing the Unexpected was published in 2001, the unexpected has become a growing part of our everyday lives. The unexpected is often dramatic, as with hurricanes or terrorist attacks. But the unexpected can also come in more subtle forms, such as a small organizational lapse that leads to a major blunder, or an unexamin ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2007-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9780787996499

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