Innovation and Social Process : A National Experiment in Implementing Social Technology.

By: Tornatzky, Louis GContributor(s): Fergus, Esther O | Avellar, Joseph WMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2013Copyright date: ©1980Description: 1 online resource (239 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483149820Subject(s): Action research -- United States | Organizational change -- United States -- Case studies | Social change -- Research -- United States | Social interaction -- Research | Social sciences -- Research -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Innovation and Social Process : A National Experiment in Implementing Social TechnologyDDC classification: 303.4 LOC classification: HN65 .I65 2014Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Front Cover -- Innovation and Social Process: A National Experiment in Implementing Social Technology -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- PART I: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW -- Chapter 1. Innovation, Change, and the Problems of Implementation -- Social Innovation: Image and Reality -- Creating Social Innovations That Work -- On the Utilization of Scientific Knowledge -- Summary -- Chapter 2. Social Process and Social Innovation -- Bureaucracies and Innovation -- Social Process and Social Change Theory: A Literature Review -- The Current Study -- PART II: A NATIONAL EXPERIMENT IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INNOVATION -- Chapter 3. Designing an Experiment in Organizational Innovation -- Getting Past the Gatekeepers: The Phase I Experiment -- Implementing the Innovation: The Phase II Experiment -- Chapter 4. Participative Decision Making and Innovation -- Introduction -- Process Results -- Experimental Conditions and Innovation -- Organizational Characteristics and Innovation Decisions -- Summary and Conclusions: Phase I Experiment -- Chapter 5. Organization Development and the Implementation of an Innovation -- On Changing Organizational Systems -- Experimental Design and Hypotheses -- Results - Process and Implementation -- Organizational Characteristics and Implementation -- Discussion -- PART III: STUDIES IN PEER PROCESSES -- Chapter 6. Indigenous Introduction and Innovation -- Introduction -- Does a Network of Indigenous Dissemination Exist? -- Summary -- Chapter 7. Promoting Innovation Communication through Print Media: An Experiment -- Introduction -- Experimental Design -- Summary and Implications -- Chapter 8. El Dorado: A Case Study of Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship -- The Bureaucratic Entrepreneur -- Routinization of the Innovation.
The Relationship between Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship and Routinization: The Case of El Dorado -- Chapter 9. Site Visits and Innovation Processes: An Experiment -- The Persistent Problem of Uncertainty -- Method -- Results -- Discussion -- Chapter 10. Perils of Change Agent Training: Pilot Effort -- A Plan for Change Agent Training -- The Non-Working Network -- Chapter 11. An Overview -- The Findings -- The Phase I and Phase II Experiments -- Peer Processes and Innovation -- Policy Implications -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Authors.
Summary: Innovation and Social Process: A National Experiment in Implementing Social Technology discusses concerns, design, and methodologies of an experiment that deals with society's perception of innovation. Comprised of 11 chapters, the book first provides an overview of innovation, change, and problems of implementation; social process; and social innovation. The third chapter covers the methods of designing an experiment in organizational innovation, while the fourth chapter tackles participative decision making and innovation, and the fifth chapter tackles organization development and the implementation of an innovation. Chapter 6 deals with indigenous introduction and innovation; Chapter 7 on the other hand discusses promoting innovation communication through print. Chapter 8 talks about a case study of bureaucratic entrepreneurship, while Chapter 9 tackles site visits and innovation processes. The tenth chapter discusses perils of change agent training, and the last chapter provides an overview of the previous chapters. The book will be of great interest to researchers in the fields of psychology and sociology, since it provides a behavioral overview of society's reaction to innovation.
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Front Cover -- Innovation and Social Process: A National Experiment in Implementing Social Technology -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- PART I: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW -- Chapter 1. Innovation, Change, and the Problems of Implementation -- Social Innovation: Image and Reality -- Creating Social Innovations That Work -- On the Utilization of Scientific Knowledge -- Summary -- Chapter 2. Social Process and Social Innovation -- Bureaucracies and Innovation -- Social Process and Social Change Theory: A Literature Review -- The Current Study -- PART II: A NATIONAL EXPERIMENT IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INNOVATION -- Chapter 3. Designing an Experiment in Organizational Innovation -- Getting Past the Gatekeepers: The Phase I Experiment -- Implementing the Innovation: The Phase II Experiment -- Chapter 4. Participative Decision Making and Innovation -- Introduction -- Process Results -- Experimental Conditions and Innovation -- Organizational Characteristics and Innovation Decisions -- Summary and Conclusions: Phase I Experiment -- Chapter 5. Organization Development and the Implementation of an Innovation -- On Changing Organizational Systems -- Experimental Design and Hypotheses -- Results - Process and Implementation -- Organizational Characteristics and Implementation -- Discussion -- PART III: STUDIES IN PEER PROCESSES -- Chapter 6. Indigenous Introduction and Innovation -- Introduction -- Does a Network of Indigenous Dissemination Exist? -- Summary -- Chapter 7. Promoting Innovation Communication through Print Media: An Experiment -- Introduction -- Experimental Design -- Summary and Implications -- Chapter 8. El Dorado: A Case Study of Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship -- The Bureaucratic Entrepreneur -- Routinization of the Innovation.

The Relationship between Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship and Routinization: The Case of El Dorado -- Chapter 9. Site Visits and Innovation Processes: An Experiment -- The Persistent Problem of Uncertainty -- Method -- Results -- Discussion -- Chapter 10. Perils of Change Agent Training: Pilot Effort -- A Plan for Change Agent Training -- The Non-Working Network -- Chapter 11. An Overview -- The Findings -- The Phase I and Phase II Experiments -- Peer Processes and Innovation -- Policy Implications -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Authors.

Innovation and Social Process: A National Experiment in Implementing Social Technology discusses concerns, design, and methodologies of an experiment that deals with society's perception of innovation. Comprised of 11 chapters, the book first provides an overview of innovation, change, and problems of implementation; social process; and social innovation. The third chapter covers the methods of designing an experiment in organizational innovation, while the fourth chapter tackles participative decision making and innovation, and the fifth chapter tackles organization development and the implementation of an innovation. Chapter 6 deals with indigenous introduction and innovation; Chapter 7 on the other hand discusses promoting innovation communication through print. Chapter 8 talks about a case study of bureaucratic entrepreneurship, while Chapter 9 tackles site visits and innovation processes. The tenth chapter discusses perils of change agent training, and the last chapter provides an overview of the previous chapters. The book will be of great interest to researchers in the fields of psychology and sociology, since it provides a behavioral overview of society's reaction to innovation.

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