Information and research findings on consultation and organizational development potentially useful to consultants, researchers, and administrators.
This work is a comprehensive survey of the literature focusing on the puzzles and unanswered questions surrounding the evolving field of consultation as it effects change on an individual, group, and organizational basis. The purpose of this bibliography is to achieve greater clarity and facilitate access to the literature on professional consultation and organizational change. It will be an invaluable resource for consultants, researchers, graduate students, and administrators. The broad interdisciplinary coverage provides an opportunity for the user to explore all aspects of consultation.
This work is highlighted by a foreword by William B. Eddy and, for the user's convenience, is divided into six topical sections: business, educational, multiple/non-designated, legal, hospital, and mental health settings for consultation. The author and subject indexes round out the book.
Foreword by William B. Eddy Preface Business and Industrial Settings Elementary, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Education Settings Multiple and Non-Designated Settings Legal and Criminal Justice Settings Hospital and Health Care Settings Mental Health and Psychiatric Settings Author Index Subject Index
Reviews Wilson and Lubin have produced a bibliography of more than 900 books, articles, and dissertations relating to planned change and organizational intervention...[They] have distilled the massive research being produced into a volume that will help graduate students and faculty working in the field. There is no other current bibliography in this field; used alongside older bibliographies it can help bring order to the discipline. Recommended for libraries supporting graduate programs in business, educational administration, public administration, and related disciplines, and to undergraduate libraries that want to offer students a taste of this literature.—Choice