Organizational Theory, Design, and Change

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change : International Edition

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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, and Organizational Change.This text provides the most current, thorough, and contemporary account of the factors affecting the organizational design process, making important organization theories accessible and interesting to students. It addresses the many issues and problems that are involved in managing the process of organizational change and transformation, providing direct and clear managerial implications.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 202 x 253 x 24mm | 1,076g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0131227017
  • 9780131227019

Table of contents

I. THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS ENVIRONMENT. 1. Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness. 2. Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics. 3. Managing in a Changing Global Environment. II. ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN. 4. Basic Challenges of Organizational Design. 5. Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control. 6. Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination. 7. Creating and Managing Organizational Culture. 8. Organizational Design and Strategy in a Changing Global Environment. 9. Organizational Design, Competences, and Technology. III. ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE. 10. Types and Forms of Organizational Change. 11. Organizational Transformations: Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death. 12. Improving Decision Making and Learning Through the Use of Information Technology. 13. The Innovation Process and Project Management. 14. Managing Organizational Conflict, Power, and Politics. IV. CASES IN ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND CHANGE.show more