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Organizational Theory, Design, and Change

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0136087311

Cover of Organizational Theory, Design, and Change 6TH 10 (ISBN 978-0136087311)
ISBN13: 978-0136087311
ISBN10: 0136087310
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $234.25

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change - 6TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136087311

Gareth R. Jones

ISBN13: 978-0136087311
ISBN10: 0136087310
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

KEY BENEFIT: Business is changing at break-neck speed, so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.Organizational Theory, Design, and Change continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect the most recent trends in real-world managing techniques. Examples have been updated to provide vivid illustrations of such techniques in action. KEY TOPICS: The Organization and Its Environment; Organizational Design; Organizational Change Business is changing at break-neck speed, so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge. This text combines theory with application to show students how organizational change can affect the profitability of a business.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS ENVIRONMENT CHAPTER 1 ORGANIZATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS CHAPTER 2 STAKEHOLDERS, MANAGERS, AND ETHICS CHAPTER 3 ORGANIZING IN A CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT PART II: ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN CHAPTER 4 BASIC CHALLENGES OF ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN CHAPTER 5 DESIGNING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: AUTHORITY AND CONTROL CHAPTER 6 DESIGNING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: SPECIALIZATION AND COORDINATION CHAPTER 7 CREATING AND MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE CHAPTER 8 ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND STRATEGY IN A CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT CHAPTER 9 ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN, COMPETENCES, AND TECHNOLOGY PART III: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE CHAPTER 10 TYPES AND FORMS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE CHAPTER 11 ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS: BIRTH, GROWTH, DECLINE, AND DEATH CHAPTER 12 DECISION MAKING, LEARNING, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CHAPTER 13 INNOVATION, INTRAPRENEURSHIP, AND CREATIVITY CHAPTER 14 MANAGING CONFLICT, POWER, AND POLITICS