Participative Redesign: Action-Research into the Strategic Restructuring of a Plant

  1. Leopold Vansina,
  2. Marie-Jeanne Vansina-Cobbaert,
  3. Gilles Amado and
  4. Sandra Schruijer
  1. Leopold Vansina

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch13

Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change

Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change

How to Cite

Vansina, L., Vansina-Cobbaert, M.-J., Amado, G. and Schruijer, S. (2008) Participative Redesign: Action-Research into the Strategic Restructuring of a Plant, in Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470779316

Online ISBN: 9780470697184

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Keywords:

  • participative redesign;
  • action-research;
  • strategic restructuring;
  • production strategy;
  • collaborative approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1: The Project

  • History and Context

  • My Role, Approach and Intentions

  • Phase One: Exploring the Company in its Environment

  • Phase Two: Engaging the Employees to Redesign the Operations to Meet the New Production Strategy

  • Phase Three: Change in Ownership and Implementation

  • Part 2: Organisational Results and Research Findings

  • Results from the Participative Redesign

  • The Process of Successful Organisational Change

  • Learning from the Action-Research Itself

  • Conclusions