Essentials of Organizational Theory and Design / Edition 1

Essentials of Organizational Theory and Design / Edition 1

by Richard L. Daft
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538879270

ISBN-13: 9780538879279

Pub. Date: 07/22/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This streamlined version of the market leading Organizational Theory and Design presents the most recent thinking about organizations in a way that is interesting and enjoyable for students. It integrates new concepts and models from organization theory with changing events in the real world of organizations to provide the most up-to-date view of organizations

Overview


This streamlined version of the market leading Organizational Theory and Design presents the most recent thinking about organizations in a way that is interesting and enjoyable for students. It integrates new concepts and models from organization theory with changing events in the real world of organizations to provide the most up-to-date view of organizations available. Without sacrificing content, this text is perfect for instructors looking for a less expensive, shorter organizational theory book which also allows them time to use their own cases and materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538879279
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/22/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Preface. PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONS. 1. Organizations and Organization Theory. PART 2: THE OPEN SYSTEM. 2. Strategic Management and Organizational Effectiveness. 3. The External Environment. PART 3: ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE AND DESIGN. 4. Manufacturing, Service, and Advanced Information Technology. 5. Organization Size and Life Cycle. 6. Fundamentals of Organization Structure. 7. Contemporary Designs for Global Competitors. PART 4: DYNAMIC PROCESSES IN ORGANIZATIONS. 8. Innovation and Change. 9. Information Technology and Organizational Control. 10. Organizational Culture and Ethical Values. 11. Decision-Making Processes. 12. Power and Politics. 13. Interdepartmental Relations and Conflict. PART 5: STRATEGY AND STRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE. 14. Interorganizational Relationships. 15. Toward the Learning Organization.

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