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Problem solving in organizations : a methodological handbook for business and management students

Joan Ernst van Aken author. Hans Berends author.

Third edition.. 2018

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BF 449 .A37 2018 )()

  • Title:
    Problem solving in organizations : a methodological handbook for business and management students
  • Author: Joan Ernst van Aken author.
  • Hans Berends author.
  • Description: Scope and nature of this handbook -- Types of student projects -- Problem-solving projects -- Intake and problem definition -- Theory-informed diagnosis of business problems -- Solution design -- Change plan design and the change process -- Evaluation, learning and project termination -- Qualitative research methods -- Searching and using scholarly literature -- Quality criteria for research -- Designs and designing -- Design science research: developing generic solutions for field problems -- Cases.
    An indispensable guide enabling business and management students to develop their professional competences in real organizational settings, this new and fully updated edition of Problem Solving in Organizations equips the reader with the necessary toolkit to apply the theory to practical business problems. By encouraging the reader to use the theory and showing them how to do so in a fuzzy, ambiguous and politically charged, real-life organizational context, this book offers a concise introduction to design-oriented and theory-informed problem solvin in organizations. In addition, it gives support for designing the overall approach to a problem-solving project as well as support for each of the steps of the problem-solving cycle: problem definition, problem analysis, solution design, interventions, and evaluation--Back cover.
  • Local Note: acq2019bus
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: xv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781108416269;ISBN 1108416268;ISBN 9781108402774;ISBN 1108402771
  • Subjects: Problem solving; Problem solving; Problemlösen; Unternehmen
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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