"Cummings has assembled an organization development dream team to provide an overview of the field, fully mature as a discipline and practice, and ever evolving beyond its origins in psychology...Complete with a name and subject index, this volume is significant in relevance and gravitas, unveiling the hard-fought wisdom of the theorists and practitioners who shaped, and are shaped, by the dynamic work of managing change in organizations. A veritable one-stop resource on the topic of organization development―its history, process, practices, and pitfalls."
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About the Author
Thomas G. Cummings
Professor, Chair of the Department of Management and Organization, and Director of the Leadership Institute, received his BS and MBA degrees from Cornell University, and his PhD in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles. He was previously on the faculty at Case-Western Reserve University. He has authored 19 books, written over 50 scholarly articles, and given numerous invited papers at national and international conferences. He was formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management Inquiry, Chairman of the Organizational Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management, President of the Western Academy of Management, and member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management. He is currently Associate Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Past-President of the Academy of Management.