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Designing Organizations: An Executive Guide to Strategy, Structure, and Process / Edition 2
     

Designing Organizations: An Executive Guide to Strategy, Structure, and Process / Edition 2

by Jay R. Galbraith
 

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ISBN-10: 0787957453

ISBN-13: 9780787957452

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

A thoroughly revised second edition of the leader's concise guide to the process of creating and managing an organisation, no matter how complex, that will achieve unique competitive advantages and be poised to respond effectively and rapidly to customer demands.

In this book executives, managers, and consultants will find the concrete tools they need to select

Overview

A thoroughly revised second edition of the leader's concise guide to the process of creating and managing an organisation, no matter how complex, that will achieve unique competitive advantages and be poised to respond effectively and rapidly to customer demands.

In this book executives, managers, and consultants will find the concrete tools they need to select and implement an efficient design that creates superior and more competitive performance. In addition to analysing the four key forces shaping today's organisations — buyer power, variety, change, and speed — this new edition addresses the concerns of new economy by expanding on the section on the Flexible Organization and includes a new section on organising around the customer. The book:

• Describes what leaders can do to effect the change process

• Addresses the concerns of new economy companies

• Contains rich examples from successful companies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787957452
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures and Exhibits

Preface

About the Author

1. Introduction: Six Immutable Forces Shaping Today's Organizations

2. Choosing an Effective Design

3. Matching Strategy and Structure

4. Linking Processes to Coordination Needs

5. Creating and Integrating Group Processes

6. Designing a Reconfigurable Organization

7. Organizing Around the Customer

8. Customer-Focused Structures

9. Creating a Virtual Corporation

10. Organizing the Continuous Design Process

References

Index

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