Designing Effective Organizations: Traditional and Transformational Views

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SAGE, 1995 - 480 pages
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This book on organization theory adopts a distinctive stance. In contrast to the traditional rational approach, it develops a transformational perspective which focuses on the organizational world as a projection of each organizational member's consciousness. While covering all the basic topics of organization theory, the author's approach reflects today's changing management paradigms.
 

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Contents

The Structure of Organizations
131
The Creation and Evolution of Organization Structure
152
Emerging Organizational Designs
176
The Environment of Organizations
197
Organizational Technology and Structure
229
Organizational Size and Structure
256
Power Politics and Structure
281
Strategy and Structure
316
The Processes of Organization
339
Organizational Culture
369
Structural Conflict in Organizations
395
Facilitating NewParadigm Organizations
430
Author Index
463
About the Authors
479
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