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1st Edition

Understanding Business Organisations

Edited By

Graeme Salaman

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ISBN 9780415238557
Published January 18, 2001 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

Organisational theory is vitally relevant to today's student of business. Understanding Business Organisations introduces the student to classic debates and new perspectives on organisations through a wide ranging but approachable selection of readings.
This text:
* considers why organisations matter to employees and customers
* discusses theories of the organisation as a mode of empowerment and of control.
Examining these theories in the light of current programmes of organisational change gives the book a case study element that will be invaluable for teaching and learning.



Graeme Salaman is Professor of Organisation Studies at The Open University, where he is a Director of the Business Studies programme. He has written more than fifty books and articles in the area of organisational analysis, the sociology of work and strategic human resource management.