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Bryson, John M. (John Moore) 1947-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 346 publications in 4 languages and 9,693 library holdings
Genres: Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HD30.28, 658.4012
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Most widely held works about John M Bryson
 
Most widely held works by John M Bryson
Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations : a guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement by John M Bryson( Book )

80 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition features the strategy change cycle, a proven planning process used by a large number of organizations; offers detailed guidance on implementing the planning process and includes specific tools and techniques to make the process work in any organization; introduces new material on creating public value, stakeholder analysis, strategy mapping, balanced scorecards, collaboration, and more; includes information about the organizational designs that will encourage strategic thought and action throughout the entire organization; and contains a wealth of updated examples and cases
Creating and implementing your strategic plan : a workbook for public and nonprofit organizations by John M Bryson( Book )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan is the best-selling companion to John Bryson's landmark book Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. This new edition of the workbook is completely revised and updated and can be used as a stand-alone resource or as a companion to Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. A step-by-step guide to putting strategic planning to work in public and nonprofit organizations, this indispensable workbook includes easy-to-understand worksheets and clear instructions for creating a strategic plan tailored to the needs of the individual organization." "From setting up the meeting room to establishing a vision of the future, every step of the strategic planning process is covered. The workbook shows how to: Refine your organization's mission and values, Assess your internal and external environment, Identify and frame strategic issues, Formulate strategies to help manage the issues, Create, review, and adopt the strategic plan, Assess the strategic planning process. Book jacket."--Jacket
Leadership for the common good : tackling public problems in a shared-power world by Barbara C Crosby( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the past, society has looked to single institutions to solve community problems. Today, such complex public problems as homelessness, urban crime, and global warming spill beyond the capacity and jurisdiction of any single organization - and must be tackled by many agencies that share the power and resources to get things done." "In this book, John Bryson and Barbara Crosby explain the dynamics of change in a shared-power, "no-one-in-charge" world. They present a comprehensive, integrated approach to public leadership - and show how it can be used by community leaders in business, nonprofit organizations, and government to tackle the massive public problems that are threatening us all." "Bryson and Crosby describe how leaders can plan and manage each phase of policy change, from identifying public problems and exploring solutions to developing specific proposals and implementing new plans. They offer detailed guidance for facilitating change in the public forums, courts, and decision-making arenas where public problems are addressed. And they include practical information, negotiation techniques, and networking strategies to help leaders inspire and mobilize collective action." "To show how the change process works in actual practice, the authors offer detailed examples of two major policy change efforts - civic reform in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and the dispute over United States abortion laws - and use them throughout the book to highlight real-life leadership challenges and opportunities. The book also includes such valuable resources as diagrams for assessing public problems and tools for analyzing stakeholders' needs."--Jacket
Strategic planning : threats and opportunities for planners( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visible thinking : unlocking causal mapping for practical business results by John M Bryson( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visible Thinking shows you how to create causal maps for individuals and groups, and thereby to capture the power and broad applicability of casual mapping in a business, as well as a personal, context." "The causal mapping process is illustrated through a series of real cases - from tackling personal problems to strategy-change issues in business, public and not-for-profit organizations. The cases are used to present a comprehensive set of process guidelines designed to help you create your own action-oriented causal maps."--Jacket
Strategic management in public and voluntary services : a reader( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic planning for public service and non-profit organizations( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public value and public administration by John M Bryson( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public administration practitioners and scholars around the globe are paying considerable attention to the creation of public value and to the health of the public sphere. However, there is little agreement about how to define public value and know if it is being achieved. Some definitions of public value focus on organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability. Other definitions stress going beyond these qualities to also emphasize protecting and enhancing citizen rights and mutual obligations between the public and private sectors to society. This book explores competing visions of public value and what it means to discern, measure, and assess the creation of public value in a world where most major public challenges require contributions from governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and communities. In this book, scholars from the US, Europe, and Australia present an overview of major issues and debates focused on the skills, methods, measurements, and processes related to creating public value. This book is essential reading for public administration scholars, students, and practitioners
Shared power : what is it? how does it work? how can we make it work better? by Shared power( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, power and personality : the roles of deans in dean's grant projects by Carol R Sivage( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four papers in this volume address questions raised by the Dean's Grants Program. Among the themes addressed are the potential of deans to fulfill the role of change agent, techniques used in decision making and exercising authority, and faculty members' and deans' perceptions of the dean's role. Carole R. Sivage, in "Advocates of Change: An Analysis of Deans' Roles as Directors of Dean's Grant Projects" presents the results of interviews conducted at 10 institutions receiving Dean's Grants. In an analysis of the case studies, it is suggested that advocacy on the part of the dean should be examined descriptively and qualitatively. Appended to the study is a seven-part outline of the interview questions. In his paper, "Using Structure, Action, and Power to Make Teacher Preparation Responsive to Public Law 94-142," John M. Bryson discusses the nature of power in teacher education institutions. Political activities related to decision making are explained in terms of forums, arenas, and courts, and a model, designed to help with Dean's Grant Project administration, is introduced. John M. Bryson and Karin Fladmoe-Lindquist examined judgments of teacher educators during a simulated planning exercise in "Changing Teacher Education: Addressing the Political Difficulties." The focus was on tactics used in planning and decision making related to specified contextual variables. The results of a survey of 104 deans and interviews with deans and faculty members are reported by Kathy A. Okun in "Deans as Change Agents: Testing Assumptions of the Dean's Grant Program." The conclusion of the study endorses the concept of deans as key change agents for curricular change. (Fg)
Implementing and sustaining your strategic plan : a workbook for public and nonprifit organizations by John M Bryson( Book )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on John Bryson's acclaimed comprehensive approach to strategic planning, the Implementing and Sustaining Your Strategic Plan workbook provides a step-by-step process, tools, techniques, and worksheets to help successfully implement, manage, and troubleshoot an organization's strategy over the long haul. This new and immensely practical workbook helps organizations work through the typical challenges of leading implementation for sustained change. It spotlights the importance of effective leadership for long-term successful strategic plan implementation. The authors include a wealth of to
Visual strategy : strategy mapping for public and nonprofit organizations by John M Bryson( Book )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Strategic planning becomes visual with strategy maps and the tools, techniques, and guidance for turning them into effective action.Developed as a companion workbook to John Bryson's best-selling Strategic Planning in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Visual Strategy: A Workbook for Strategy Mapping in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, goes beyond making the case for good and effective strategic planning to making strategy visual through effective strategy mapping. Strategy mapping prevents groups of people from talking over one another and going around in circles. It helps people speak and be heard, produce lots of ideas and understand how they fit together, make use of causal reasoning, and clarify ultimately what they want to do in terms of mission, goals, strategies, and actions. Strategy mapping can join process and content in such a way that good ideas worth implementing are found and the agreements and comments needed to implement them are reached. The result is living strategic plans that act as useful guides to action.With detailed examples, actual strategy maps, process guidelines and hand-drawn illustrations, the book will help leaders, managers, students and other professionals see patterns across mission, goals, strategies and actions while helping to identify areas of alignment and misalignment and determine, real time, where elements are needed, missing or not useful in a strategic plan.For leaders and managers of public and nonprofit organizations, facilitators and consultants, professors and students of strategic planning, strategic management, strategic mapping, and public policy, professional development workshops focused on strategic planning and strategy mapping"--Provided by publisher
Political models, the public interest, and planning methods, strategies and roles : a bibliographic essay by John M Bryson( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating public value in practice : advancing the common good in a multi-sector, shared-power, no-one-wholly-in-charge world by John M Bryson( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brings together a stellar cast of thinkers to explore issues of public and cross-sector decision-making within a framework of democratic civic engagement. It offers an integrative approach to understanding and applying the concepts of creating public value, public values, and the public sphere. It presents a framework and language for opening a constructive conversation on what governments, businesses, nonprofits, and citizens can achieve in a democracy that honors a broad range of public values. Public officials, scholars, and citizens alike are engaged in an intense debate about the proper purpose, role, and size of government. In the midst of this debate is a growing concern that important public values are ignored by government reform efforts. This book explores the different definitions of public value and approaches to public value creation, discernment, measurement, and assessment. The text helps clarify the issues and demonstrates how the meaning of public value is intimately related to how it is theorized, operationalized, and measured. The book examines the many alternatives for recognizing, measuring, and assessing public value and addresses the pros and cons of each approach. The result is a contribution to the ongoing dialogue about the virtues and limitations of a focus on the public sphere, public values, and how to create public value in the context of developing and implementing policies, programs, projects, and plans that ideally boost confidence in public institutions"--Publisher description
Getting started on strategic planning : what it's all about and how it can strengthen public and nonprofit organizations by John M Bryson( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based in part on the book "Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations", this audio program offers an introduction to strategic planning. Author John M. Bryson describes the basic steps in the process, shows how strategic planning can strengthen public and nonprofit organizations, and provides helpful hints on getting started
Collaboration in fighting traffic congestion : a study of Minnesota's Urban Partnership Agreement( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Twin Cities metropolitan area was selected to participate in a federal transportation initiative called the Urban Partnership program. This required the formation of a multi-agency collaboration of transportation-focused groups in the Twin Cities area. This collaboration - including the external forces affecting it, the internal processes, structures, and competencies that allowed it to operate, and its accountability mechanisms - is the focus of this analysis. Confirming lessons found in the collaboration literature, the Minnesota UPA is a complex assembly of human (individuals and relationships) and non-human (technologies, artifacts, laws, and procedures) elements; therefore, it is not an easy answer to hard problems but a hard answer to hard problems. The research highlights some new findings. Most notably: the role of technology; linkages connecting high-level federal policymaking to local, operational implementation details; emphasis on multiple roles played by sponsors, champions, neutral conveners, process designers, and technical experts; importance of specific competencies; the role of rules and routines as drivers of collaboration; and the importance of spatial and temporal organizational ambidexterity. It is important to note that the work of this collaboration thus far has been virtually invisible to the public, but that will change in the upcoming stages of UPA implementation
Toward a policy impact simulation model : identifying the probable effects of alternative state policy tools by Bruce A Weber( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cases involving strategies for managing public disputes by John M Bryson( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reactive accompanist : applying subsumption architecture to software design by John M Bryson( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: "Many knowledge-based systems suffer from structural problems such as inefficiency rooted in overinformedness and inability to cope with the unexpected or exceptional nature of real-world data. Behaviour-based architectures are better suited for such problems, but are not yet widely applied, possibly because design strategies are not yet well established. In robotics, subsumption architecture has proven an effective framework for developing such systems. In this paper we suggest the techniques of subsumption architecture can be transferred to other areas of Artificial Intelligence, and present a project implemented in this fashion. The development strategies used and the types of problems approachable by this method are also discussed."
A contingent approach to program planning by John M Bryson( )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations : a guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement
Alternative Names
Bryson, J. 1947-

Bryson, J. M. 1947-

Bryson, J. M. (John Moore), 1947-

Bryson, John 1947-

Bryson, John M.

Bryson, John Moore 1947-

Moore Bryson, John 1947-

جون م. برايسون، 1947-

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Creating and implementing your strategic plan : a workbook for public and nonprofit organizationsLeadership for the common good : tackling public problems in a shared-power worldStrategic planning : threats and opportunities for plannersVisible thinking : unlocking causal mapping for practical business resultsStrategic management in public and voluntary services : a readerShared power : what is it? how does it work? how can we make it work better?Implementing and sustaining your strategic plan : a workbook for public and nonprifit organizations