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Handbook of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

Edited by James G. March


1,264 pages

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This book charts the state of organizational research and theory during the 1960s. A compendium of results, references, concepts ideas and theories, this Handbook will be of interest to both academics in organizational theory and managers facing operating problems of organizations.

Table of Contents

Introduction James G March. Foundations: 1. Influence, Leadership and Control Dorwin Cartwright. 2. Decision Making and Problem Solving Donald W Taylor. 3. Small Groups and Large Organizations Robert T Golembiewski. 4. Social Structure and Organizations Arthur L Stinchcombe. Methodologies. 5. Laboratory Experimentation With Organizations Karl E Weick. 6. Field Methods In the Study of Organizations W Richard Scott. 7. Simulation of Organizational Behaviour Kalman J Cohen and Richard M Cyert. 8. Mathematics and Organization Theory William H Starbuck. Theoretical-Substantive Areas. 9. Management Theory Joseph L Massie. 10. Economic Theories of Organization Thomas A Marschak. 11. Organizational Growth and Development William H Starbuck. 12. Communications in Organizations Harold Guetzkow. 13. Interpersonal Relations in Organizations Abraham Zaleznik. 14. Organizational Decision Making Julian Feldman and Herschel E Kanter. 15. Organizational Control Structure Amitai Etzioni. 16. The Comparative Analysis of Organizations Stanley H Udy, Jr. Specific Institutions 17. Unions Arnold S Tannenbaum. 18. Political Party Organization Joseph A Schlesinger. 19. Public Bureaucracies Robert L Peabody and Francis E Rourke. 20. Military Organizations Kurt Lang. 21. The Organization of Traditional Authority: English County Government, 1558-1640 Vernon K Dibble. 22. Hospitals: Technology, Structure and Goals Charles Perrow. 23. The School as a Formal Organization Charles E Bidwell. 24. Prison Organizations Donald R Cressey. 25. Business Organizations William R Dill. Applications. 26. Changing Interpersonal and Intergroup Relationships in Organizations Herbert A Shepard. 27. Applied Organizational Change in Industry: Structural, Technological and Humanistic Approaches Harold J Leavitt. 28. Organization Design and Systems Analysis Chadwick JHaberstroh. Indices.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior