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
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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.

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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

Pt. 1The Organization
Ch. 1Organizations and Organizational Stakeholders1
Ch. 2Basic Challenges of Organizational Design45
Ch. 3Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control85
Ch. 4Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination127
Ch. 5Managing Organizational Culture and Ethics173
Pt. 2The Organizational Environment
Ch. 6Managing the Organizational Environment219
Ch. 7Organizational Strategy and Structure267
Ch. 8Managing the International Environment313
Pt. 3The Technological Environment
Ch. 9Organizational Design and Technology355
Ch. 10Managing the New Technological Environment393
Pt. 4Managing Organizational Processes
Ch. 11Organizational Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death433
Ch. 12Decision Making and Organizational Learning471
Ch. 13Managing Innovation and Change509
Ch. 14Organizational Conflict, Power, and Politics549
Pt. VCases in Organizational Theory

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