Organizational Architecture: Designs for Changing Organizations / Edition 1

Organizational Architecture: Designs for Changing Organizations / Edition 1

by David A. Nadler, Marc C. Gerstein, Robert B. Shaw, Robert B Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555424430

ISBN-13: 9781555424435

Pub. Date: 05/01/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Reveals emerging techniques for answering the challenges senior managers face today: improving organizational quality, inspiring team performance, and creating powerful long-range strategy. Presents a proven model for understanding organizations and demonstrates how it can be used to effect positive change in organizational systems.

Overview

Reveals emerging techniques for answering the challenges senior managers face today: improving organizational quality, inspiring team performance, and creating powerful long-range strategy. Presents a proven model for understanding organizations and demonstrates how it can be used to effect positive change in organizational systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424435
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/01/1992
Series:
J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series, #192
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Organizational Architecture: A Metaphor for Change.

ARCHITECTURES OF CHANGE.

1. From Machine Bureaucracies to Networked Organizations: An Architectural Journey.

2. Designing Organizations That Have Good Fit: A Framework for Understanding New Architectures.

DESIGNING FORMAL ORGANIZATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS.

3. Managing the Dynamics of Acquisitions: Successfully Moving from Decision to Integration.

4. Building Strategic Partnerships: Creating and Managing Effective Joint Ventures.

5. Designing High-Performance Work Systems: Organizing People, Work, Technology, and Information.

TRANSFORMING THE INFORMAL ORGANIZATION.

6. Implementing Total Quality Management: A Process of Cultural Change.

7. The Capacity to Act: Creating a Context for Empowerment.

8. Teaching Organizations to Learn: The Power for Productive Failures.

DESIGNING SENIOR MANAGEMENT.

9. Strategic Selection: Staffing the Executive Team.

10. Teamwork at the Top: Creating Executive Teams That Work.

11. Strategic Choice: Engaging the Executive Team in Collaborative Strategy Planning.

THE ROAD FROM DECLINE TO COMPETITIVENESS.

12. Key Leverage Points for Improving Competitive Performance.

13. Organizational Architecture for the Twenty-First Century.

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