client-consultant organisational learning model generalisations from the interventions of an OB resource centre by Allan P. O. Williams

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Statementby Allan P.O. Williams.
SeriesWorking paper / City University Business School -- no.75, Working paper (City University. Business School) -- no.75.
ContributionsCityUniversity. Business School.
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Pagination32p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Organizational learning has been an important topic for the journal Organization Science and for the field. We provide a theoretical framework for analyzing organizational learning.

According to the framework, organizational experience interacts with the client-consultant organisational learning model book to create by: He taught for 30 years at the University of Washington Graduate School of Business, Department of Management and Organization.

He is the author of numerous publications and the co-author of a well-known book in his field of study, Organization Development: Behavioral Science Interventions for Organization bility: Available. In the medical model the organization is ‘fitted into’ the consultant’s model.

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His newest book, for over ten years and has written extensively about the consulting process and the development of client-consultant relationships.

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This is a great summary of Peter's book. It's also a great process for a consultant (independent or a firm) to follow. Reply/5(11). It is not a specific model as much as a mutual way of working through the general process for the consultant and client during a consulting project.

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