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Stories, visions and values in voluntary organisations / Christina Schwabenland.

Author/Creator:
Schwabenland, Christina.
Other Title:
Stories, visions and values in voluntary organizations
Publication:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006.
Series:
Corporate social responsibility series
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Social change -- Great Britain.
Social change -- India.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Great Britain.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- India.
Contents:
A genuine voluntary organisation : setting the scene
Introduction
Voluntary organisations
Stories and storytelling in organisational analysis
Storytelling, voluntary organisations and social change
Concluding thoughts
Stories and visions
Something has to be done : creating organisations as a response to social injustice
Introduction
Subversive stories and utopian tales
Creating alternative ideologies
Changing the social landscape
Concluding thoughts
A road from periphery to centre : stories of empowerment
Introduction
Stories of power and powerlessness
Creating possibilities
A road from periphery to centre
Concluding thoughts
From private trouble to public concern : voluntary organisations and social change
Introduction
Visions of society and social change
Creating possibilities
Imaginative variations on the theme of society
Concluding thoughts
Stories and values
Playing pinball with ideas : storytelling and the management of creativity
Introduction
Metaphors of creative organisations
Conceptualising creativity through metaphors
Creation myths and the culture of creativity
Concluding thoughts
The dancer and the dance : storytelling and leadership
Introduction
Stories and the construction of leadership
Leading as storytelling
Storytelling as a function of leadership
Legitimising the leader's management style
Concluding thoughts
Swimming sharks : storytelling and managing change
Introduction
Stories about change in organisations
Storying and decision making
The functions of stories in the management of change
Concluding thoughts
A vehicle for exploring : concluding thoughts
Introduction
Visions, voluntary organisations and social change
Voluntary organisations and empowerment
Values : implications for leadership and management
Final concluding thoughts.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-217) and index.
ISBN:
0754644626 (alk. paper)
9780754644620 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
69484836
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