Creating sustainable relationships using the strengths, opportunities, aspirations and results framework, trust, and environmentalism: a research-based case study


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Author: Sprangel, Joseph; Stavros, Jacqueline; Cole, Matthew


New forms of organization development are moving from a classical diagnostic perspective to a dialogic perspective. This move includes a focus on exploring positive states of organizing, shared aspirations, and the design of preferred futures as key outcomes of a strategic change process. Training and development that applies the elements of the strengths, opportunities, aspirations and results (SOAR) framework allows for stakeholders to engage in a dialogue that represents the whole system, and builds trust and environmental management systems that can positively impact supplier...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Management; Research

Keywords: Organisational development; Analysis; Aspirations; Case study; Management system

Geographic subjects: North America; Canada; United States

Published: Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing, 2011

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Journal volume: 15

Journal number: 1

Journal date: March 2011

Pages: pp. 39-57

ISSN: 1360-3736 (print), 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 103.353

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