Organization Theory and Design / Edition 8

Organization Theory and Design / Edition 8

by Richard L. Daft
     
 

ISBN-10: 032415691X

ISBN-13: 9780324156911

Pub. Date: 07/08/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

In the Seventh Edition, Richard Daft continues the approach that has made Organization Theory and Design the best-selling text in the field. Throughout the text, concepts and models from organization theory are combined with changing events in the real world to create reading that is enjoyable and up-to-date.Organization Theory and Design includes case examples,…  See more details below

Overview

In the Seventh Edition, Richard Daft continues the approach that has made Organization Theory and Design the best-selling text in the field. Throughout the text, concepts and models from organization theory are combined with changing events in the real world to create reading that is enjoyable and up-to-date.Organization Theory and Design includes case examples, recent research, and reviews of current books, creating a complete and up-to-date presentation of organization design today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324156911
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/08/2003
Edition description:
8TH
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONS. 1. Organizations and Organization Theory. PART TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN. 2. Strategy, Organization Design, and Effectiveness. 3. Fundamentals of Organization Structure. PART THREE: OPEN SYSTEM DESIGN ELEMENTS. 4. The External Environment. 5. Interorganizational Relationships. 6. Manufacturing and Service Technologies. 7. Information Technology and Knowledge Management. PART 4: INTERNAL DESIGN ELEMENTS. 8. Organization Size, Life Cycle, and Control. 9. Organizational Culture and Ethical Values. 10. Innovation and Change. PART 5: MANAGING DYNAMIC PROCESSES. 11. Decision Making Processes. 12. Conflict, Power, and Politics. 13. Contemporary Trends in Organization Design. INTEGRATIVE CASES.

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