Organizational Theory: Text and Cases / Edition 3

Organizational Theory: Text and Cases / Edition 3

by Gareth R. Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130183784

ISBN-13: 9780130183781

Pub. Date: 07/07/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

  • 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:
9780130183781
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/07/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 4.08(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xix
Organizations and Organizational Stakeholders
1(32)
Basic Challenges of Organizational Design
33(30)
Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control
63(29)
Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination
92(37)
Managing Organizational Culture and Ethics
129(34)
Managing the Organizational Environment
163(37)
Organizational Strategy and Structure
200(31)
Managing the International Environment
231(34)
Organizational Design and Technology
265(32)
Managing the New Technological Environment
297(33)
Organizational Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death
330(28)
Decision Making and Organizational Learning
358(30)
Managing Innovation and Change
388(31)
Organizational Conflict, Power, and Politics
419(168)
Company Index 587(4)
Name Index 591(2)
Subject Index 593

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