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Classics of Organization Theory (with InfoTrac)

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9780534631567

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Pub. Date:
6/21/2004
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

Grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field with CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY (WITH INFOTRAC). This collection of the most enduring works in organization theory describes what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its development has coincided with developments in other fields. Written by distinguished theorists in the field, this book will provide you with the background you need in your future career.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xiii
Introduction 1(26)
A Chronology of Organization Theory
9(18)
Chapter 1 Classical Organization Theory 27(61)
1 Socrates Discovers Generic Management
35(2)
Xenophon (1869)
2 Of the Division of Labour
37(5)
Adam Smith (1776)
3 Superintendent's Report
42(2)
Daniel C. McCallum (1856)
4 The Engineer as Economist
44(4)
Henry R. Towne (1886)
5 General Principles of Management
48(13)
Henri Fayol (1916)
6 The Principles of Scientific Management
61(12)
Frederick Winslow Taylor (1916)
7 Bureaucracy
73(6)
Max Weber (1922)
8 Notes on the Theory of Organization
79(14)
Luther Gulick (1937)
Chapter 2 Neoclassical Organization Theory 88(57)
9 The Economy of Incentives
93(10)
Chester I. Barnard (1938)
10 Bureaucratic Structure and Personality
103(9)
Robert K. Merton (1957)
11 The Proverbs of Administration
112(13)
Herbert A. Simon (1946)
12 Foundations of the Theory of Organization
125(10)
Philip Selznick (1948)
13 A Behavioral Theory of Organizational Objectives
135(10)
Richard M. Cyert & James G. March (1959)
Chapter 3 Human Resource Theory, or the Organizational Behavior Perspective 145(48)
14 The Giving of Orders
152(6)
Mary Parker Follett (1926)
15 The Hawthorne Experiments
158(9)
Fritz J. Roethlisberger (1941)
16 A Theory of Human Motivation
167(12)
Abraham H. Maslow (1943)
17 The Human Side of Enterprise
179(6)
Douglas Murray McGregor (1957)
18 Groupthink: The Desperate Drive for Consensus at Any Cost
185(8)
Irving L. Janis (1971)
Chapter 4 "Modern" Structural Organization Theory 193(55)
19 Mechanistic and Organic Systems
198(5)
Tom Burns & G.M. Stalker (1961)
20 The Concept of Formal Organization
203(5)
Peter M. Blau & W. Richard Scott (1962)
21 Organizational Choice: Product versus Function
208(11)
Arthur H. Walker & Jay W. Lorsch (1968)
22 The Five Basic Parts of the Organization
219(12)
Henry Mintzberg (1979)
23 In Praise of Hierarchy
231(8)
Elliott Jaques (1990)
24 Technology as a Contingency Factor
239(9)
Richard M. Burton & BÝrge Obel (1998)
Chapter 5 Organizational Economics Theory 248(35)
25 Markets and Hierarchies: Understanding the Employment Relation
251(16)
Oliver E. Williamson (1975)
26 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
267(8)
Michael C. Jensen & William H. Meckling (1976)
27 Learning from Organizational Economics
275(5)
Jay B. Barney & William G. Ouchi (1986)
28 Managing Business Transactions
280(3)
Paul H. Rubin (1990)
Chapter 6 Power and Politics Organization Theory 283(69)
29 Understanding the Role of Power in Decision Making
289(15)
Jeffrey Pfeffer (1981)
30 Democracy and the Iron Law of Oligarchy
304(7)
Robert Michels (1915/1962)
31 The Bases of Social Power
311(10)
John R.P. French Jr. & Bertram Raven (1959)
32 The Power of Power
321(13)
James G. March (1966)
33 The Power Game and the Players
334(8)
Henry Mintzberg (1983)
34 Power Failure in Management Circuits
342(10)
Rosabeth Moss Kanter (1979)
Chapter 7 Organizational Culture Theory 352(63)
35 Defining Organizational Culture
360(8)
Edgar H. Schein (1993)
36 Culture and Organizational Learning
368(15)
Scott D.N. Cook & Dvora Yanow (1993)
37 Changing Organizational Cultures
383(10)
Harrison M. Trice & Janice M. Beyer (1993)
38 Organizational Culture: Pieces of the Puzzle
393(22)
Joanne Martin (2002)
Chapter 8 Reform Through Changes in Organizational Culture 415(61)
39 The Z Organization
424(12)
William G. Ouchi (1981)
40 In Search of Excellence: Simultaneous Loose-Tight Properties
436(5)
Thomas J. Peters & Robert H. Waterman Jr. (1982)
41 The Fifth Discipline: A Shift of Mind
441(9)
Peter M. Senge (1990)
42 Gendering Organizational Theory
450(10)
Joan Acker (1992)
43 Creating a Government That Works Better & Costs Less: Report of the National Performance Review
460(9)
Vice President Al Gore (1993)
44 Creating the Multicultural Organization: The Challenge of Managing Diversity
469(7)
Taylor Cox Jr. (2001)
Chapter 9 Theories of Organizations and Environments 476
45 Organizations and the System Concept
480(11)
Daniel Katz & Robert L. Kahn (1966)
46 Organizations in Action
491(14)
James D. Thompson (1967)
47 Institutionalized Organizations: Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony
505(16)
John W. Meyer and Brian Rowan (1977)
48 External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective
521(12)
Jeffrey Pfeffer & Gerald R. Salancik (1978)
49 Demography of Corporations and Industries
533
Glenn R. Carroll and Michael T. Hannan (2000)


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