Organizational Theory, Design, and Change / Edition 6

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change / Edition 6

by Gareth R. Jones
ISBN-10:
0136087310
ISBN-13:
2900136087310
Pub. Date:
02/02/2009
Publisher:
Prentice Hall

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Organizational Theory, Design, and Change / Edition 6

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change
continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900136087310
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/02/2009
Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Organization and Its Environment
Chapter 1: Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness
Chapter 2: Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics
Chapter 3: Organizing in a Changing Global Environment
Part 2: Organizational Design
Chapter 4: Basic Challenges of Organizational Design
Chapter 5: Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control
Chapter 6: Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination
Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Organizational Culture
Chapter 8: Organizational Design and Strategy in a Changing Global Environment
Chapter 9: Organizational Design, Competences, and Technology
Part 3: Organizational Change
Chapter 10: Types and Forms of Organizational Change
Chapter 11: Organizational Transformations: Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death
Chapter 12: Decision Making, Learning, Knowledge Management, and Information Technology
Chapter 13: Innovation, Intrapreneurship, and Creativity
Chapter 14: Managing Conflict, Power, and Politics

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