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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.
Table of Contents
Part 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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