Organizational Integration

  • Mel Toomey
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Imagine an organization where people’s visions and commitments for the future are not compromised and where they can work together aligned in what they see and understand. This chapter is an exploration of how such an organization could become possible. This chapter presents a theory of organizations based on decades of experience working to bring out the full potential of organizational systems. I describe three interdependent sub-systems of organizations – human systems, business systems, and developmental systems. I then describe three organizational disciplines – leadership, management, and development. Other key concepts discussed are the nature of reality in relationship to organizations, organizations as systems, and organizations as field phenomena. The chapter concludes with a discussion about the importance of integration of the human systems, the business systems, and the developmental systems.


Business systems Organizational development Field theory Leadership Management Quantum physics Systemic change Transformation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Leadership StudiesGoshenUSA

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