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Author: Birgitte Snabe
Title: The Usage of System Dynamics in Organizational Interventions A Participative Modeling Approach Supporting Change Management Efforts
Publisher: DUV Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9783835095434
Edition: 1
Price: CHF 91.40
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Content
Category: Wirtschaft/Management
Language: English
Technical Data
Pages: 217
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Table of contents
Birgitte Snabe analyzes how system dynamics modeling can be used in learning processes that focus on the transfer of the insights and reasoning behind a strategy forming process. In a second step, she shows how it can support the refining of implementation plans. A case study in action research tradition completes the theoretical discussions. Its subject is the building up of a large international company's R&D resources in low-cost countries.

Dr. Birgitte Snabe promovierte bei Prof. Dr. Peter Milling am Industrieseminar der Universität Mannheim. Sie ist als selbstständige Unternehmensberaterin tätig.
Table of contents
Foreword7
Preface9
List of Contents11
List of Figures14
List of Tables16
A. Organizational Intervention Skills as Corporate Competence17
B. Conceptual Foundation for the Usage of System Dynamics43
C. A Case Study Using Participative System Dynamics Modeling in the Implementation of a Sensitive Change Project98
D. The Usage and Utility of Participative Modeling in Change Management134
E. Targeted Participative Modeling in Change Management175
Appendices179
Appendix A: Model Parameter Descriptions180
Appendix B: Model Equations183
Appendix C: Equations for Stock Initializations194
Appendix D: Preliminary Model196
Appendix E: Model without Rate-on-Rate Modeling197
Appendix F: Facilitator Observations and Key Quotes From Interviews199
Bibliography210