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Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practice / Edition 1
     

Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by John Child
 

ISBN-10: 1405116587

ISBN-13: 9781405116589

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This exciting sequel to John Child's classic text, Organization, provides a current, comprehensive guide to organizational management in today's world, with additional teaching website supports.

Written in an approachable style, and featuring new international examples, this is a major contemporary guide to the role of organizations and people in business

Overview

This exciting sequel to John Child's classic text, Organization, provides a current, comprehensive guide to organizational management in today's world, with additional teaching website supports.

Written in an approachable style, and featuring new international examples, this is a major contemporary guide to the role of organizations and people in business success.

  • A revealing account of new internal organizational forms and the evolution of organization to meet new demands
  • Makes state-of-the-art principles and practice available to students and practitioners
  • Covers a broad range of topics, from integration, control, reward policies, outsourcing, flexibility and strategic alliances, to trust, learning, and corporate governance
  • Draws upon recent research and good business journalism
  • Features new international examples
  • Each chapter contains summaries of key points, lists of practical guidelines, questions for discussion, and suggestions for further reading
  • Fully supported by web-based Instructor Manual with teacher notes and powerpoint slides; visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/child

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405116589
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART I: The Broad Picture.

Chapter 1 Introduction to Organization.

Chapter 2 New Conditions, New Organization.

PART II: New Internal Forms.

Chapter 3 Simpler Structures.

Chapter 4 Achieving Integration.

Chapter 5 Control.

Chapter 6 Reward Policies.

Chapter 7 Payment Systems.

PART III: New Network Forms.

Chapter 8 Outsourcing.

Chapter 9 Virtual Organization.

Chapter 10 Alliances.

Chapter 11 Organizing Across Borders.

PART IV: Evolving Effective Organizations.

Chapter 12 Achieving Organizational Change and Evolution.

Chapter 13 Organizing for Learning.

Chapter 14 Generating and Utilizing Trust.

Chapter 15 Corporate Governance in New Organizational Forms.

Conclusion.

Chapter 16 Making Sense of Organization.

Index.

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