Organization Theory and Designby Daft, Richard L.
South-Western College Pub
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This is the 10th edition with a publication date of 5/27/2009.
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Discover to the most progressive thinking about organizations today as acclaimed author Richard Daft balances recent, innovative ideas with proven classic theories and effective business practices. Daft's best-selling ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN, 10E presents a captivating, compelling snapshot of contemporary organizations and the concepts driving their success that will immediately engage any reader. Recognized as one of the most systematic, well organized texts in the market, ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN helps both future and current managers thoroughly prepare for the challenges of today's business world. This thorough revision showcases some of today's most current examples and research alongside time-tested principles. Readers see how many of today's well-known organizations thrive amidst a rapidly changing, highly competitive, international environment. Proven and new learning features provide opportunities for readers to apply concepts and refine personal business skills and insights.
Table of Contents
|Introduction To Organizations|
|Organizations and Organization Theory|
|Organizational Purpose And Structural Design|
|Strategy, Organization Design, and Effectiveness|
|Fundamentals of Organization Structure|
|Open System Design Elements|
|The External Environment|
|Designing Organizations for the International Environment|
|Internal Design Elements|
|Manufacturing and Service Technologies|
|Using IT for Coordination and Control|
|Organization Size, Life Cycle, and Decline|
|Managing Dynamic Processes|
|Organizational Culture and Ethical Values|
|Innovation and Change|
|Conflict, Power, and Politics|
|Corporate Name Index|
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