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

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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
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONS. 1. Organizations and Organization Theory. PART 2: ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN. 2. Strategy, Organization Design, and Effectiveness. 3. Fundamentals of Organization Structure. PART 3: OPEN SYSTEM DESIGN ELEMENTS. 4. The External Environment. 5. Interorganizational Relationships. 6. Designing Organizations for the International Environment. PART 4: INTERNAL DESIGN ELEMENTS. 7. Manufacturing and Service Technologies. 8. Using Information Technology for Control and Coordination. 9. Organization Size, Life Cycle, and Decline. PART 5: MANAGING DYNAMIC PROCESSES. 10. Organizational Culture and Ethical Values. 11. Innovation and Change. 12. Decision-Making Processes. 13. Conflict, Power, and Politics. INTEGRATIVE CASES. 1.0 Developing Global Teams to Meet 21st Century Challenges at W. L. Gore & Associates. 2.0 It Isn't So Simple: Infrastructure Change at Royce Consulting. 3.0 IKEA: Scandinavian Style. 4.0 Custom Chip, Inc. 5.0 First Union: An Office Without Walls. 6.0 Lean Initiatives and Growth at Orlando Metering Company. 7.0 The Plaza Inn. 8.0 Costco: Join the Club. 9.0 The Donor Services Department. 10.0 Cisco Systems: Evolution of Structure. 11.0 Hartland Memorial Hospital (A): An Inbox Exercise. 12.0 Perdue Farms. Glossary. Name Index.

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