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