ISBN-10:
1576750388
ISBN-13:
9781576750384
Pub. Date:
06/28/1998
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Images of Organization - the Executive Edition / Edition 1

Images of Organization - the Executive Edition / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781576750384
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Edition description: ABR
Pages: 349
Sales rank: 532,675
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Gareth Morgan is the author of seven books, including Imaginization, and has worked throughout Europe and North America with such companies as Continental AG, GE, Hewlett-Packard, Northern Telecom, Royal Bank of Canada, Shell, and Volkswagen. He is Distinguished Research Professor at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto.

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits
Preface to the Executive Edition

Part I: An Overview
1. The Promise of Images of Organization

Part II: Some Images of Organization
2. Mechanization Takes Command: Organizations as Machines
3. Nature Intervenes: Organizations as Organisms
4: Learning and Self-Organization: Organizations as Brains
5. Creating Social Reality: Organizations as Cultures
6. Interests, Conflict and Power: Organizations as Political Systems
7. Exploring Plato's Cave: Organizations as Psychic Metaphor
8. Unfolding Logic's of Change: Organizations as Flux and Change
9. The Ugly Face: Organizations as Instruments of Domination

Part III: Implications of Practice
10. Reading and Shaping Organization
11. Using Metaphor to Manage in a Turbulent World
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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