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Classics of organizational theory

Author: Yong Suk Jang; J Steven Ott; Jay M Shafritz
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. editionView all editions and formats

Helps you grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field. This collection of the most enduring works in organization theory, written by distinguished theorists, describes what  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yong Suk Jang; J Steven Ott; Jay M Shafritz
ISBN: 9781285870274 1285870271
OCLC Number: 902609656
Description: p. cm
Contents: Foreword, John Meyer.Preface.Introduction: A Chronology of Organization Theory.1. CLASSICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY.Socrates Discovers Generic Management, Xenophon (1869). Of the Division of Labour, Adam Smith (1776). Superintendent's Report, Daniel C. McCallum (1856). The Engineer as Economist, Henry R. Towne (1886). General Principles of Management, Henri Fayol (1916). The Principles of Scientific Management, Frederick Winslow Taylor (1916). Bureaucracy, Max Weber (1922). Notes on the Theory of Organization, Luther Gulick (1937).2. NEOCLASSICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY.Chester Barnard and the Guardians of the Managerial State: The Moral Obligations of the Elite, William G. Scott (1992).The Proverbs of Administration, Herbert A. Simon (1946). Foundations of the Theory of Organization, Philip Selznick (1948).3: HUMAN RESOURCE THEORY, OR THE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR PERSPECTIVE. The Hawthorne Experiment. Western Electric Co., Elton Mayo (1933). 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).4: "MODERN" STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION THEORY.The Concept of Formal Organization, Peter M. Blau & W. Richard Scott (1962). Organizational Choice: Product versus Function, Arthur H. Walker & Jay W. Lorsch (1968). Structure in 5's: A Synthesis of the Research on Organization Design, Henry Mintzberg (1980).5. ORGANIZATIONAL ECONOMICS THEORY.The Economics of Organization: The Transaction Cost Approach, Oliver E. Williamson (1981). Learning from Organizational Economics, Jay B. Barney & William G. Ouchi (1986). An Institutional Approach to the Study of Self-Organization and Self-Governance, Elinor Ostrom (1990).6. POWER AND POLITICS ORGANIZATION THEORY.The Bases of Social Power, John R. P. French Jr. & Bertram Raven (1959). The Power of Power, James G. March (1966). Power Failure in Management Circuits, Rosabeth Moss Kanter (1979). Power Game and the Players, Henry Mintzberg (1983).7. THEORIES OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND CHANGE.The Concept of Organizational Culture: Why Bother?, Edgar H. Schein (2004). Cultures and Organizations: Pyramids, Machines, and Families: Organizing Across Nations, Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede, & Michael Minkov (2010). Appreciative Inquiry, David L. Cooperrider & Diana Whitney (2005).8. 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). The Network Organization in Theory and Practice, Wayne Baker (1992).9. THEORIES OF ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY.Gendering Organizational Theory, Joan Acker (1992). A New Kind of Public Service Professional, Mitchell F. Rice & Audrey L. Mathews (2012). Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance, Archie B. Carroll & Ann K. Buchholtz (1989). The Search for Social Entrepreneurship, Paul Light (2008).Towards a Theory of Hybrid Organizations, David Billis (2010).


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