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Handbook of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

Edited By

James March

ISBN 9781138975750
Published December 11, 2015 by Routledge
1268 Pages

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Book Description

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. Foundations: 1. Influence, Leadership and Control 2. Decision Making and Problem Solving  3. Small Groups and Large Organizations 4. Social Structure and Organizations Methodologies. 5. Laboratory Experimentation With Organizations 6. Field Methods In the Study of Organizations 7. Simulation of Organizational Behaviour 8. Mathematics and Organization Theory. Theoretical-Substantive Areas. 9. Management Theory 10. Economic Theories of Organization 11. Organizational Growth and Development 12. Communications in Organizations 13. Interpersonal Relations in Organizations 14. Organizational Decision Making  15. Organizational Control Structure  16. The Comparative Analysis of Organizations Specific Institutions 17. Unions 18. Political Party Organization 19. Public Bureaucracies 20. Military Organizations 21. The Organization of Traditional Authority: English County Government, 1558-1640 22. Hospitals: Technology, Structure and Goals 23. The School as a Formal Organization. 24. Prison Organizations 25. Business Organizations Applications. 26. Changing Interpersonal and Intergroup Relationships in Organizations 27. Applied Organizational Change in Industry: Structural, Technological and Humanistic Approaches 28. Organization Design and Systems Analysis. Indices.

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