ISBN-10:
1119951836
ISBN-13:
9781119951834
Pub. Date:
03/02/2015
Publisher:
Wiley
Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by John Child
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ISBN-13: 9781119951834
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/02/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 536
Sales rank: 734,611
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

JOHN CHILD is an internationally acknowledged expert onorganization and international business. He is particularly knownfor his grounded approach to the practice of management. AmongChild's 23 books, Corporate Co-evolution, co-authored withSuzana Rodrigues, won the 2009 Terry Book Award of the Academy ofManagement.

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Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition VII

Preface from the First Edition IX

PART I THE BROAD PICTURE 1

Chapter 1 Organization and Its Importance 3

Chapter 2 Perspectives on Organizational Design until RecentTimes 27

Chapter 3 New Conditions, New Organization 53

PART II NEW INTERNAL FORMS 85

Chapter 4 Simpler Structures – Reducing Hierarchy 87

Chapter 5 Achieving Integration 109

Chapter 6 Control 143

Chapter 7 Questions of Reward 171

Chapter 8 Payment Systems 191

PART III NEW NETWORK FORMS 215

Chapter 9 Outsourcing and Offshoring 217

Chapter 10 Virtual Organization 241

Chapter 11 Strategic Alliances 269

Chapter 12 Organizing Across Borders 291

PART IV ACHIEVING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS 331

Chapter 13 Managing Organizational Change 333

Chapter 14 Organizing for Learning 371

Chapter 15 Generating and Utilizing Trust 405

Chapter 16 Corporate Governance in New Organizational Forms427

PART V DESIGNING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY451

Chapter 17 Meeting Strategic Business Needs 453

Chapter 18 Meeting Strategic Social Needs 477

Author Index 497

Subject Index 507

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