Classics of Organization Theory / Edition 5

Classics of Organization Theory / Edition 5

by Jay M. Shafritz, J. Steven Ott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155068695

ISBN-13: 9780155068698

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

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

Overview

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

1. Classical Organization Theory. 2. Neoclassical Organization Theory. 3. Human Resource Theory, or the Organizational Behavior Perspective. 4. "Modern" Structural Organization Theory. 5. Systems Theory and Organizational Economics. 6. Power and Politics Organization Theory. 7. Organizational Culture and Sensemaking. 8. Organizational Culture Reform Movements. 9. Post-bureaucracy and the Information Age.

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