Organization Theory

Organization Theory : From Chester Barnard to the Present and Beyond

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This book is made up of chapters by experts in organization theory who have addressed issues originally formulated by Chester Barnard in his seminal book, The Functions of the Executive. Each author discusses concepts introduced by Barnard, and then explores future prospects for organization theory. The authors provide many perspectives on organization theory that carry forward the work begun by Barnard. The book derives from a seminar series given at the University of California at Berkeley Business more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 157.48 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Expanded Edition
  • line figures, tables
  • 0195098307
  • 9780195098303
  • 1,299,830

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first-rate people gave the lectures, and what they have to say is important to all of us concerned with the field * Contemporary Sociology *show more

About Oliver E. Williamson

Oliver E. Williamson is also co-author of The Nature of the Firm (OUP, 1991)show more

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