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Complex organizations : a critical essay

Author: Charles Perrow; Albert J Reiss; Harold L Wilensky
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the principal schools of thought as it presents a sociopsychological, and historical orientation to the field of organizational analysis. This book, with theories made  Read more...

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Perrow, Charles.
Complex organizations.
New York : Random House, ©1986
(OCoLC)568040097
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Perrow; Albert J Reiss; Harold L Wilensky
ISBN: 0394344979 9780394344973 0075547996 9780075547990 0673152057 9780673152053
OCLC Number: 12312230
Description: x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Why bureaucracy? --
2. Managerial ideologies and the origins of the human relations movement --
3. The human relations model --
4. The neo-Weberian model : decision making, conflict, and technology --
5. The institutional school --
6. The environment --
7. Economic theories of organization --
8. Power in organizational analysis : illustrations, summary, and conclusions.
Responsibility: Charles Perrow ; academic consultants, Albert J. Reiss, Harold L. Wilensky.

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