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A process theory of organization

Author: Tor Hernes
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title presents a novel and comprehensive process theory of organisation applicable to 'a world on the move'. It contains a number of practical examples to illustrate the theoretical framework and will serve as an excellent introduction for researchers and graduate students.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tor Hernes
ISBN: 9780191781629 0191781622
OCLC Number: 883156862
Awards: Winner of Winner of the George R. Terry Book Award (2015).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part 1. Some problems of organization theory and the potential of process organization theory --
Why assumptions in organization theory do not work for explaining organizing in a world on the move --
Assumptions for organizing in a world on the move --
Part 2. Toward a process theory of organization --
Temporality and process --
Organization, meaning structures, and time --
Articulatory models and agency --
Part 3. Process theory and selected aspects of organization management --
Process theory, organizational continuity, and change --
Managing and leading in time --
Organizational culture, identity, and institutions --
Some thoughts on studying process --
A plea for mystery.
Responsibility: Tor Hernes.

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