Changing Organizations: Business Networks In The New Political Economy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Changing Organizations

Business Networks In The New Political Economy, 1st Edition

By David Knoke

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Efforts by American companies to adapt to intense environmental pressures, arising from incessant technological innovation and fierce competition across global product markets, are dramatically changing how firms and their employees work. Daily headlines blare about corporate downsizings, strategic alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions and merger

Table of Contents

Generating Change -- Theorizing About Organizations -- Resizing and Reshaping -- Making Connections -- Changing the Employment Contract -- Investing in Social Capital -- Governing the Corporation -- Struggling in the Workplace -- Influencing Public Policies -- Learning to Evolve

About the Author

David Knoke is a professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General