Classics of Organization Theory / Edition 5

Classics of Organization Theory / Edition 5

by Jay M. Shafritz, J. Steven Ott
     
 

Compiled by the most influential authors in the field, CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY is a collection of the most enduring works in organization theory. Designed for those new to the field, the text helps students grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field by describing what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its… See more details below

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Compiled by the most influential authors in the field, CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY is a collection of the most enduring works in organization theory. Designed for those new to the field, the text helps students grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field by describing what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its development has coincided with developments in other fields. This text is not simply a retelling of the history of organization theory, its evolution is told through the words of the distinguished theorists themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155068698
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
A Chronology of Organization Theory10
IClassical Organization Theory25
1Socrates Discovers Generic Management: Xenophon (1869)34
2Of the Division of Labour: Adam Smith (1776)36
3On the Division of Labour: Charles Babbage (1832)41
4Superintendent's Report: Daniel C. McCallum (1856)50
5The Engineer as an Economist: Henry R. Towne (1886)52
6General Principles of Management: Henri Fayol (1916)56
7The Principles of Scientific Management: Frederick Winslow Taylor (1916)69
8Bureaucracy: Max Weber (1946)81
9Notes on the Theory of Organization: Luther Gulick (1937)87
IINeoclassical Organization Theory97
10The Proverbs of Administration: Herbert A. Simon (1946)101
11Foundations of the Theory of Organization: Philip Selznick (1948)114
12Theories of Bureaucracy: James G. March and Herbert A. Simon (1958)124
13A Behavioral Theory of Organizational Objectives: Richard M. Cyert and James G. March (1959)133
IIIThe Organizational Behavior Perspective, or Human Resource Theory143
14The Giving of Orders: Mary Parker Follett (1926)150
15A Theory of Human Motivation: A. H. Maslow (1943)159
16The Human Side of Enterprise: Douglas Murray McGregor (1957)174
17That Urge to Achieve: David C. McClelland (1966)181
18Intervention Theory and Methods: Chris Argyris (1970)188
19Groupthink: The Desperate Drive for Consensus at Any Cost: Irving L. Janis (1971)193
IV"Modern" Structural Organization Theory201
20Mechanistic and Organic Systems: Tom Burns and G. M. Stalker (1961)207
21The Concept of Formal Organization: Peter M. Blau and W. Richard Scott (1962)212
22Organizational Choice: Product versus Function: Arthur H. Walker and Jay W. Lorsch (1968)217
23Organization-Environment Interface: Paul R. Lawrence and Jay W. Lorsch (1969)229
24The Matrix Organization--Who Needs It?: Stanley M. Davis and Paul R. Lawrence (1977)234
25Five Basic Parts of the Organization: Henry Mintzberg (1979)243
26In Praise of Hierarchy: Elliott Jaques (1990)255
VSystems, Contingency, and Population Ecology Organization Theory263
27Organizations and the System Concept: Daniel Katz and Robert L. Kahn (1966)270
28Organizations in Action: James D. Thompson (1967)281
29General Systems Theory: Applications for Organization and Management: Fremont E. Kast and James E. Rosenzweig (1972)294
30Information Processing Model: Jay Galbraith (1973)308
31A Concept of Organizational Ecology: Eric Trist (1977)316
32The Population Ecology of Organizations: Michael T. Hannan and John Freeman (1977)329
VIMultiple Constituencies/Market Organization Theory343
33Organizational Effectiveness: A Multiple-Constituency Approach: Terry Connolly, Edward J. Conlon, and Stuart Jay Deutsch (1980)351
34Values in Organizational Theory and Management Education: Michael Keeley (1983)358
35External Influences on Managers: Ian Mitroff (1983)370
36Understanding the Employment Relation: Oliver E. Williamson (1975)379
VIIPower and Politics Organization Theory397
37Understanding the Role of Power in Decision Making: Jeffrey Pfeffer (1981)404
38Sources of Power of Lower Participants in Complex Organizations: David Mechanic (1962)424
39Leadership in an Organized Anarchy: Michael D. Cohen and James G. March (1974)432
40Power Failure in Management Circuits: Rosabeth Moss Kanter (1979)449
41Organization Development: A Political Perspective: Anthony T. Cobb and Newton Margulies (1981)462
42The Power Game and the Players: Henry Mintzberg (1983)473
VIIIOrganizational Culture and Symbolic Management Organization Theory481
43Defining Organizational Culture: Edgar H. Schein (1985)490
44The Making of an Organizational Saga: Burton R. Clark (1970)503
45Organizations as Culture-Bearing Milieux: Meryl Reis Louis (1983)509
46Organizations As Shared Meanings: Linda Smircich (1983)520
47Cultural and Competing Perspectives in Administrative Theory and Practice: Thomas J. Sergiovanni (1984)527

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