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Designing organizations : 21st century approaches

Author: Richard M Burton
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Information and organization design series, 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The design of organizations has been an ongoing concern of management theory and practice over the past several decades. Over this time, there has been little change in the fundamental theory, principles and concepts of Organization Design (OD). Recently organizational life has changed dramatically with the advent of: new communication systems, adaptive mechanisms, information technology, knowledge management  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Designing organizations.
New York : Springer, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Burton
ISBN: 9780387777764 0387777768 6611512500 9786611512507
OCLC Number: 272306848
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Contingency, institutional, and evolutionary theory --
pt. 2. The design of organizational processes --
pt. 3. Innovation : overcoming inertia and conflicts --
pt. 4. Firm performance.
Series Title: Information and organization design series, 7.
Responsibility: edited by Richard M. Burton [and others].


This is a benchmark publication in the field of organization design (OD). hence, this book will be an important step in creating more thoughtful research and stronger empirical analyses that take  Read more...


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