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Handbook of organizational design

Author: Paul C Nystrom; William H Starbuck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
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The two volumes summarize and reinterpret research and suggest applications to the design of organizations. Volume I analyses the effects of environments on organizations, and discusses the adaptive capabilities of organizations such as planning, forecasting, and innovation.
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Handbook of organizational design.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)643774792
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Nystrom; William H Starbuck
ISBN: 0198272413 9780198272410 0198272421 9780198272427
OCLC Number: 6305274
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Adapting organizations to their environments.--v. 2. Remodelling organizations and their environments. v. 1. Adapting organizations to their environments --
Designing and understanding organizations / William H. Starbuck, Paul C. Nystrom --
How organizations learn and unlearn / Bo Hedberg --
Development of organizations over time / John Child, Alfred Kieser --
Entrepreneurship and organization / Richard A. Peterson --
Managerial innovation / John R. Kimberly --
Designs for optimal information filters / Andrew P. Sage --
Forecasting an organization's futures / Spyros Makridakis, Steven C. Wheelwright --
Experimenting with organizational behavior / Ronald N. Taylor, Ilan Vertinsky --
Organizational experiments and social innovations / Malcolm Warner --
Laws, organizations, and the judiciary / Anthony Champagne, Marian Neef, Stuart Nagel --
How norms affect behaviors in and of corporations / Michael Moch, Stanley E. Seashore --
How migration and regional development affect organizations / Richard L. Morrill --
Planning muiltinational operations / Robert G. Hawkins, Ingo Walter --
Technology and organizational economics / T.Y. Shen --
Organizational roles / Leslie L. Roos, Jr., Frederick A. Starke --
Interactions between organizations and societal stratification / Shmuel N. Eisenstadt --
Adaptation through evolving interdependence / Luther P. Gerlach, Gary B. Palmer --
Organization-sets, action-sets, and networks: making the most of simplicity / Howard Aldrich, David A. Whetten --
Properties of competing organizations / Pradip N. Khandwalla --
Strategically interdependent organizations / Johannes M. Pennings --
Intergovernmental relations / Ira Sharkansky --
Interorganizational agreements / Linda S. Gottfredson, Paul E. White --
Cooperation between government and business / Robert Chatov --
Designing precarious partnerships / Les Metcalfe. v. 2. Remodeling organizations and their environments --
Relationships between structure and technology / Donald Gerwin --
Decentralization in organizations / L. Peter Jennergren --
Interdepartmental relations / Joseph McCann, Jay R. Galbraith --
Designs for organizational control / Roger L.M. Dunbar --
Controlling the performances of people in organizations / Steven Kerr, John W. Slocum, Jr. --
Organizational governance / William G. Scott, Terence R. Mitchell, Newman S. Peery --
Resource allocation / E. Eugene Carter --
Ideologies, values, and decision making in organizations / Janice M. Beyer --
Beliefs in organizations / Lee S. Sproull --
Networks in organizations / Noel M. Tichy --
Designing effective work groups / Thomas G. Cummings --
Designing jobs and assigning employees / Paul C. Nystrom --
The organizational context of scientific research / W. Henry Lambright, Albert H. Teich --
Technological policies and their consequences / Richard H. Hall --
Meanings of work in different organizational environments / Charles L. Hulin, Harry C. Triandis --
Choosing members for organizations / Robert M. Guion --
Client-organization relationships / Brenda Danet --
Advertising and its consequences / William S. Comanor, Arthur J. Kover, Robert H. Smiley --
How organizations use exchange media and agreements / Lawrence J. White --
Strategies of oligopolistic competition / Thomas S. Friedland, Julian L. Simon --
Public or Provate governments? / Corinne Lathrop Gilb --
Integrated organizational participation in government / Johan P. Olsen.
Responsibility: edited by Paul C. Nystrom and William H. Starbuck.
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