The Organization of Business: Applying Organizational Theory to Contemporary Change

The Organization of Business: Applying Organizational Theory to Contemporary Change

by Stephen Ackroyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 019874269X

ISBN-13: 9780198742692

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Using the published research of sociologists, economists, and management academics, Stephen Ackroyd develops a full account of the distictive characteristics of British business and its forms of organization. Succint and clearly-written, this is the ideal text for students coming to these subjects for the first time.

Overview

Using the published research of sociologists, economists, and management academics, Stephen Ackroyd develops a full account of the distictive characteristics of British business and its forms of organization. Succint and clearly-written, this is the ideal text for students coming to these subjects for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198742692
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 8.40(d)

Table of Contents

PROVISIONAL CONTENTS ONLY:
1. Why Study Organizations?
2. The Concept of Organizational Structure
3. The Corporation as a Set of Relationships
4. Small and Medium Companies
5. The Large Corporation in Britain
6. New Corporate Forms
7. Organizational Fields
8. Reorganized Capitalism and the British Economy
9. Organization Theory and the Problem of Policy

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