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Classics of organization theory.

Author: Jay M Shafritz; J Steven Ott
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed.View all editions and formats
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A collection of works in organisation theory,designed for those new to the field. Helps students grasp the important themes, perspectives and theories of the field by describing what organisation  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay M Shafritz; J Steven Ott
ISBN: 0534631568 9780534631567 0534274943 9780534274948
OCLC Number: 56219997
Notes: The inserted passcode card gives access to a 4-month free subscription to InfoTrak, college edition.
Description: xvi, 544 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: CLASSICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY: Socrates discovers generic management / Xenophon (1869) --
Of the division of labour / Adam Smith (1776) --
Superintendent's report / Daniel C. McCa!!um (1856) --
The engineer as economist / Henry R. Towne (1886) --
General principles of management / Henri Fayol (1916) --
The principles of scientific management / Frederick Wins!ow Taylor (1916) --
Bureaucracy / Max Weber (1922) --
Notes on the theory of organization / Luther Gulick (1937). NEOCLASSICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY: The economy of incentives / Chester I. Barnard (1938) --
Bureaucratic structure and personality / Robert K. Merton (1957) --
The proverbs of administration / Herbert A. Simon (1946) --
Foundations of the theory of organization / Philip Selznick (1948) --
A behavioral theory of organizational objectives / Richard M. Cyert, James G. March (1959). HUMAN RESOURCE THEORY, OR THE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR PERSPECTIVE: The giving of orders / Mary Parker Follett (1926) --
The Hawthorne experiments / Fritz J. Roethlisberger (1941) --
A theory of human motivation / Abraham H. Maslow (1943) --
The human side of enterprise / Douglas Murray McGregor (1957) --
Groupthink : the desperate drive for consensus at any cost / Irving L. Janis (1971). "MODERN" STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION THEORY: Mechanistic and organic systems / Tom Burns, G.M. Stalker (1961) --
The concept of formal organization / Peter M. Blau, W. Richard Scott (1962) --
Organizational choice : product versus function / Arthur H. Walker, Jay W. Lorsch (1968) --
The five basic parts of the organization / Henry Mintzberg (1979) --
In praise of hierarchy / ElIiott Jaques (1990) --
Technology as a contingency factor / Richard M. Burton, Børge Obel (1998). ORGANIZATIONAL ECONOMICS THEORY: Markets and hierarchies : understanding the employment relation / Oliver E. Williamson (1975) --
Theory of the firm : managerial behavior, agency costs and ownership structure / Michael C. Jensen, William H. Meckling (1976) --
Learning from organizational economics / Jay B. Barney, William G. Ouchi (1986) --
Managing business transactions / Paul H. Rubin (1990). POWER AND POLITICS ORGANIZATION THEORY: Understanding the role of power in decision making / Jeffrey Pfeffer (1981) --
Democracy and the iron law of oligarchy / Robert Michels (1915/1962) --
The bases of social power / John R.P. French Jr., Bertram Raven (1959) --
The power of power / James G. March (1966) --
The power game and the players / Henry Mintzberg (1983) --
Power failure in management circuits / Rosabeth Moss Kanter (1979). ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE THEORY: Defining organizational culture / Edgar H. Schein (1993) --
Culture and organizational learning / Scott D.N. Cook, Dvora Yanow (1993) --
Changing organizational cultures / Harrison M. Trice, Janice M. Beyer (1993) --
Organizational culture : pieces of the puzzle / Joanne Martin (2002). REFORM THROUGH CHANGES IN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: The Z Organization / William G. Ouchi (1981) --
In search of excellence : simultaneous loose-tight properties / Thomas J. Peters, Robert H. Waterman Jr. (1982) --
The fifth discipline : a shift of mind / Peter M. Senge (1990) --
Gendering organizational theory / Joan Acker (1992) --
Creating a government that works better & costs less : report of the National Performance Review / Al Gore (1993) --
Creating the multicultural organization : the challenge of managing diversity / Taylor Cox Jr. (2001). THEORIES OF ORGANIZATIONS AND ENVIRONMENTS: Organizations and the system concept / Daniel Katz, Robert L. Kahn (1966) --
Organizations in action / James D. Thompson (1967) --
Institutionalized organizations : formal structure as myth and ceremony / John W. Meyer, Brian Rowan (1977) --
External control of organizations : a resource dependence perspective / Jeffrey Pfeffer, Gerald R. Salancik (1978) --
Demography of corporations and industries / Glenn R. Carroll, Michael T. Hannan (2000).
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