9780130183781

Organizational Theory Text & Cases (3rd Ed)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130183781

  • ISBN 10:

    0130183784

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/01/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PTR
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

  • 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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