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Organization : contemporary principles and practice

Author: John Child
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Child draws attention to the possibilities currently arising in organizations, as the conditions for their survival change. His analysis covers a broad range of topics, from outsourcing, flexibility, and strategic alliances, to trust, learning, and knowledge management." "Written in an approachable style, and featuring many international examples, this is a major contemporary guide to the role of organization
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Child
ISBN: 1405116579 9781405116572 1405116587 9781405116589
OCLC Number: 55589017
Description: xi, 424 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The broad picture --
Introduction to organization --
New conditions, new organization --
New internal forms --
Simpler structures --
Achieving integration --
Control --
Questions of reward --
Payment systems --
New network forms --
Outsourcing --
Virtual organization --
Strategic alliances --
Organizing across borders --
Evolving effective organizations --
Achieving organizational change --
Organizing for learning --
Generating and utilizing trust --
Corporate governance in new organizational forms --
Conclusion --
Making sense of organization. The broad picture --
Introduction to organization --
New conditions, new organization --
New internal forms --
Simpler structures --
Achieving integration --
Control --
Reward policies --
Payment systems --
New network forms --
Outsourcing --
Virtual organization --
Alliances --
Organizing across borders --
Evolving effective organizations --
Achieving organizational change and evolution --
Organizing for learning --
Generating and utilizing trust --
Corporate governance in new organizational forms.
Responsibility: John Child.
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* A revealing account of new developments in business and other value--creating organizations. * Makes state--of--the--art principles and practice available to students and practitioners. * Covers  Read more...

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"John Child has done it again. This accessible and scholarly book brings the analysis of organizational forms where it belongs at the very centre of the fields of organization and strategy." Andrew Read more...

 
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