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Organizational Dimensions of Global Change
No Limits to Cooperation

Edited by:
  • David Cooperrider - Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Jane Dutton - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, University of Michigan Business School, USA, University of Michigan, USA


June 1999 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book is the first in a new series designed to facilitate an emergent dialogue around the issues of global change and cooperative potential. Written by an interdisciplinary group of leading scholars, it explores how organizational scholarship and thinking can lead to a greater understanding of global issues.

Topics discussed include: global women leaders; corporations as agents of global change; international networking; the development of global environmental regimes and collaborative knowledge creation.

David L Cooperrider and Jane E Dutton
No Limits to Cooperation
An Introduction to the Organization Dimensions of Global Change

 
 
PART ONE: SENSEMAKING AND GLOBAL CHANGE
Karl E Weick
Sensemaking as an Organizational Dimension of Global Change
Kathryn M Kaczmarski and David L Cooperrider
Constructionist Leadership in the Global Relational Age
The Case of the Mountain Forum

 
Frances Westley
`Not on Our Watch'
The Biodiversity Crisis and Global Collaboration Response

 
Ramkrishnan V Tenkasi and Susan Albers Mohrman
Global Change as Contextual Collaborative Knowledge Creation
 
PART TWO: COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENTS: THE STRUCTURES OF GLOBAL CHANGE
L David Brown and Darcy Ashman
Social Capital, Mutual Influence and Social Learning in Intersectoral Problem-Solving in Africa and Asia
Mayer N Zald
Transnational and International Social Movements in a Globalizing World
Creating Culture, Creating Conflict

 
Barbara Gray
The Development of Global Environmental Regimes
Organizing in the Absence of Authority

 
Julie Fisher
International Networking
The Role of Southern NGOs

 
John D Aram
Constructing and Deconstructing Global Change Organizations
 
PART THREE: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM AND GLOBAL CHANGE
Kenneth J Gergen
Global Organization and the Potential for Ethical Action
Raza A Mir, Marta B Calás and Linda Smircich
Global Technoscapes and Silent Voices
Challenges to Theorizing Global Cooperation

 
René Bouwen and Chris Steyaert
From a Dominant Voice toward Multivoiced Cooperation
Mediating Metaphors for Global Change

 
Nancy J Adler
Global Women Leaders
A Dialogue with Future History

 
Stuart L Hart
Corporations as Agents of Global Sustainability
Beyond Competitive Strategy

 

". . . a useful survey of the field. It explores the vast terrain of global change and proposes a large variety of concepts that could be applicable to global change organizations. The book provides fertile ground for theorizing and pursuing research. . ."

Mansour Javidan
University of Calgary, Canada

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