Organizational Theory: Text and Cases / Edition 2

Organizational Theory: Text and Cases / Edition 2

by Gareth R. Jones, Gareth R. Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201848759

ISBN-13: 9780201848755

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

  • An integrated flow between chapters — allows students to clearly see how topics relate to each other from the start.
  • An in-depth look at organizational culture from the origins of culture to its relationship with organizational effectiveness.
  • Detailed coverage of the stakeholder approach to organizations and the implications of this

Overview

  • An integrated flow between chapters — allows students to clearly see how topics relate to each other from the start.
  • An in-depth look at organizational culture from the origins of culture to its relationship with organizational effectiveness.
  • Detailed coverage of the stakeholder approach to organizations and the implications of this approach for organizational effectiveness.
  • Explanations of the most recent developments in organizational structure such as the product team structure, outsourcing, and the network organizations.
  • Discussion of recent literature on inter-organizational linkage mechanisms, including the role of resource dependence theory and transaction cost theory in explaining why organizations choose different types of linkage mechanisms.
  • An integrated account of the strategy-structure relationship.
  • Comprehensive coverage of international strategy and structure and global organizational design.
  • An analysis of new technological developments, including the Internet, integrated with traditional concepts already used in organizational theory. See how technical complexity, task non-routinism, and task interdependence affect organizational design.
  • A detailed discussion of both population ecology theory and institutional theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201848755
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
746
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Organization 1(218)
Chapter 1 Organizations and Organizational Stakeholders
1(44)
Chapter 2 Basic Challenges of Organizational Design
45(40)
Chapter 3 Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control
85(42)
Chapter 4 Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination
127(46)
Chapter 5 Managing Organizational Culture and Ethics
173(46)
Part 2 The Organizational Environment 219(136)
Chapter 6 Managing the Organizational Environment
219(48)
Chapter 7 Organizational Strategy and Structure
267(46)
Chapter 8 Managing the International Environment
313(42)
Part 3 The Technological Environment 355(78)
Chapter 9 Organizational Design and Technology
355(38)
Chapter 10 Managing the New Technological Environment
393(40)
Part 4 Managing Organizational Processes 433
Chapter 11 Organizational Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death
433(38)
Chapter 12 Decision Making and Organizational Learning
471(38)
Chapter 13 Managing Innovation and Change
509(40)
Chapter 14 Organizational Conflict, Power, and Politics
549
Part 5 Cases in Organizational Theory

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