The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual | 1st Edition
AUTHOR: Biech, Elaine
PUBLISHER: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
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The challenges of organizational consulting are ongoing. To stay on top of the game, consultants need access to the latest thinking in the field, cutting-edge approaches and techniques from practicing consultants, organizational systems experts, and academics.
The 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual is a ready-made toolkit of ideas, methods, techniques, and models that assist and support your work as an internal or external organizational consultant. The Annual addresses the broad range of topics that are of most interest to professionals in the field. The materials provide highly accessible means of interacting with a diverse variety of systems and processes-from collaborative work systems and executive coaching to strategic planning and organizational development.
This year's Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributions to The Annual focus on organizational dynamics and include information on team building, leadership, communication, and problem solving.
The volume includes a variety of tools. For example, Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs) are the mainstay of the Annual and cover a broad range of consulting topics. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use designs for working with groups: facilitator instructions and all necessary handouts and participant materials are included. Check out the ELAs by several well-known consultants including David Piltz and Jim Eicher.
The Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys section includes tools for measuring team effectiveness, determining corporate responsibility and scale of intellectual capital for organizations.
The articles section presents the best current thinking about workplace communications. Jan M. Schmuckler and James Eicher have contributed must-read articles.
Year after year, the Consulting edition of the Pfeiffer Annual has provided thousands of trainers, consultants, facilitators, and managers with up-to-date information and tools to help make organizations more effective. Find out how other practitioners are improving organizations day by day: delve into the indispensable 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual. You will understand why it is the best and most reliable source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools and fresh ideas.
PUBLICATION DATE: 11/30/2010
CATEGORY: Business & Economics