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Productive Workplaces Revisited: Dignity, Meaning, and Community in the 21st Century
In Productive Workplaces Revisited, Marvin Weisbord takes the next step in exploring effective strategies for improving workplace productivity through dignity, meaning, and community. Remarkably, in this new edition the author revisits the case studies from the first edition, Productive Workplaces, to show the long-term effects of OD interventions -- twenty-plus years aft ...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published March 2nd 2004 by Pfeiffer
(first published December 1987)
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This book, read so many years ago changed my perspective on the workplace and what could be done to bring humanity and dignity to it. I read the first version then; I re-read this version in the 1990's and it still resonated with me. The first one was the only clear written account of the history of organization development from its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century. Weisbord's writing is lucid, profound and deeply human, as are the people who created and first practiced OD. Marvin Weis ...more