Organizing and Organizations: An Introduction / Edition 1

Organizing and Organizations: An Introduction / Edition 1

by David B P Sims, Stephen Fineman, Yiannis Gabriel
     
 

ISBN-10: 080398703X

ISBN-13: 9780803987036

Pub. Date: 09/01/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This major textbook in organizational behaviour does what most other textbooks in the field do not: it captures and conveys the 'lived experience' of being and working in organizations while also introducing students to key concepts, research and literature in organizational analysis.

The book is in two main parts. The first explores the processes of

Overview

This major textbook in organizational behaviour does what most other textbooks in the field do not: it captures and conveys the 'lived experience' of being and working in organizations while also introducing students to key concepts, research and literature in organizational analysis.

The book is in two main parts. The first explores the processes of organizing through a series of chapters each based on a different facet of organizational life. Theoretical concepts and practical implications are woven into an engrossing and accessible narrative which draws on a large number of first-hand accounts by members of organizations.

The second part of the book, comprising a substantial thesaurus//dictionary, define

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803987036
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/01/1993
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Entering and Leaving
Rules Are Rules
Dealing and Double-Dealing
Morals
It's Not My Problem
Knowing the Ropes
Machines and Mechanizing
Leading and Following
Judging Others
Feelings
Sex
Serious Joking
Us and Them
Looking Outward
Career-ing
Working and Living
Parting Thoughts
Thesaurus

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