Leadership "Teams" LO13081

Tue, 1 Apr 1997 07:36:40 -0500 (EST)

Replying to LO13071 --

In a message dated 3/31/97 10:33:59 PM, Terri Deems wrote:

>"Empowering" workers, e.g. through the use of more participatory
>processes, teams, etc., is too often done without the "fundamental
>restructuring" necessary to bring about the kinds of changes needed within
>the workplace, thus the tendency by many to make meaning of new work
>paradigms as simply "one more fad." Far too many hidden agendas remain.
>The more rational, technical structures may be changed, but there is
>little changed within the organizational psyche--where transformation and
>the altering of meaning schemes is accomplished.


I like your late night ramblings. Could you say more, or be more
specific, about the changes you think are needed in the "organizational


Margaret McIntyre



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