Articles by Ann Feyerherm, PhD
Ann Feyerherm, PhD, is Director of the Masters of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) program and chair of the organization theory and Mmnagement discipline. Previously, Dr. Feyerherm spent 11 years as a manager of organization development at Procter & Gamble. As a consultant she worked with top-level companies on projects ranging from team function to leadership development and managing change. Dr. Feyerherm's research focuses on government, business, environmental community collaboration and increasing human capacity through strength-based approaches. She is currently serving a five-year leadership position within the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management.
This is a useful primer for business leaders who want to plan for the future survival of the company and innovate differently so their enterprises can thrive.
Block challenges traditional thinking about community transformation. Provocative? Yes. Proven? Not yet.
This article introduces the idea of Emotional Dynamism-a new framework for understanding how a leader can leverage the power of emotions.
Just like a dream house that we envision as the perfect setting for our perfect life, people can also have a dream organization where they and others can do their best work.
Many technology people currently report to a business unit rather than a department. How do you decide whether to bring them back under direct IT control?
In downsizing, managers are urged to create a learning environment by working with their employees.
Effective use of a citizen advisory panel requires clear objectives, high-level corporate support, broad community involvement, and good intergroup dynamics.
A case study of Evergreen, one of the largest commercial printers in America, which unsuccessfully implemented an electronic forms division.