The Modern Firm: Organizational Design for Performance and Growth / Edition 1

The Modern Firm: Organizational Design for Performance and Growth / Edition 1

by John Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198293755

ISBN-13: 9780198293750

Pub. Date: 10/11/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"The Modern Firm develops conceptual frameworks for analyzing the interrelations between organizational design features, competitive strategy and the business environment. Written in a non-technical language, the book is nevertheless based on rigorous modeling and draws on numerous examples, from the eighteenth century fur trading companies to modern firms such as BP…  See more details below

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"The Modern Firm develops conceptual frameworks for analyzing the interrelations between organizational design features, competitive strategy and the business environment. Written in a non-technical language, the book is nevertheless based on rigorous modeling and draws on numerous examples, from the eighteenth century fur trading companies to modern firms such as BP and Nokia. Finally the book explores why these developments are happening now, pointing to the increase in global competition and changes in technology." The Modern Firm provides new insights into the changes going on in business today and will be of interest to academics, students and managers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198293750
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/11/2007
Series:
Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
793,184
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Strategy and organization1
2Key concepts for organization design32
3The nature and purpose of the firm74
4Motivation in the modern firm118
5Organizing for performance180
6Organizing for growth and innovation243
7Creating the modern firm : management and leadership challenges281
References289
Index303

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