Organization Theory and Design / Edition 11

Organization Theory and Design / Edition 11

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by Richard L. Daft
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111221294

ISBN-13: 9781111221294

Pub. Date: 03/21/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Discover some of the most progressive thinking about organizations today as acclaimed business author Richard Daft blends contemporary, innovative organizational ideas with proven classic theories and effective business practices. The result is a best-selling book--ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN--that's as enjoyable and engaging as it is useful and informative.

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Discover some of the most progressive thinking about organizations today as acclaimed business author Richard Daft blends contemporary, innovative organizational ideas with proven classic theories and effective business practices. The result is a best-selling book--ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN--that's as enjoyable and engaging as it is useful and informative. You'll see, firsthand, how well-known organizations cope and even thrive within today's rapidly changing, highly competitive, international environment. Featured organizations include BP, Disney/Pixar, Volvo, Barnes & Noble, and Cisco Systems. Fascinating detailed examples, contemporary case studies and proven learning features bring organization concepts to life while helping you develop the skills and insights that will leave you well equipped to meet the challenges of today's business world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111221294
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/21/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
557,779
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN. 1. Introduction to Organizations. PART 2 ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY AND STRUCTURE. 2. The Arrangement of Reporting Relationships. 3. Strategy and Effectiveness. PART 3 EXTERNAL FACTORS AND DESIGN. 4. Relationships Between Organizations. 5. Global Organization Design. 6. The Impact of Environment. PART 4 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES. 7. Organizational Conflict and Politics. 8. Organizational Decision-Making. 9. Corporate Culture and Values. 10. Organizational Innovation. PART 5 INTERNAL FACTORS AND DESIGN. 11. Information and Control Processes. 12. Organization Size and Life Cycle. 13. Workplace Technology and Design. Notes. Glossary. Name Index. Corporate Name Index. Subject Index.

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