Organization Theory And Design

Hardcover | November 1, 2011

byRichard L. Daft, Ann Armstrong

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Organizations must adapt to changing and often challenging environments. This second Canadian edition helps students understand and design organizations for today's complex environment. The concepts and models offered in this text are integrated with changing events in the real world, presenting the most recent thinking and providing an up-to-date view of organizations. Detailed Canadian examples and cases capture the richness of the Canadian experience, while international examples accurately represent Canada's role in the world.

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Organizations must adapt to changing and often challenging environments. This second Canadian edition helps students understand and design organizations for today's complex environment. The concepts and models offered in this text are integrated with changing events in the real world, presenting the most recent thinking and providing a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 10.31 × 8.13 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503684

ISBN - 13:9780176503680

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Part One: Introduction to Organizations Chapter 1: Organizations and Organizational TheoryPart Two: Organizational Purpose and Structural DesignChapter 2: Strategy, Organizational Design, and EffectivenessChapter 3: Fundamentals of Organizational StructurePart Three: Open-system Design Elements Chapter 4: The External Environment Chapter 5: Interorganizational Relationships Chapter 6: Designing Organizations for the International EnvironmentPart Four: Internal Design ElementsChapter 7: Manufacturing and Service TechnologiesChapter 8: Information Technology and ControlChapter 9: Organization Size, Life Cycle, and DeclinePart Five: Managing Dynamic ProcessesChapter 10: Organizational Culture and Ethical ValuesChapter 11: Innovation and ChangeChapter 12: Decision-Making ProcessesChapter 13: Conflict, Power, and PoliticsIntegrative Cases1.0 Tim Hortons: A Taste of Home2.0 The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids®)3.0 Institutionalizing People Change Management4.0 "Ramrod" Stockwell5.0 Make Green Delicious: Sustainability at Jamie Kennedy Kitchens6.0 The International Career Opportunity: From Dream to Nightmare in Eight Weeks