Organization Theory And Design

Hardcover | September 18, 2014

byRichard L. Daft, Ann Armstrong

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Organizations must adapt to changing and often challenging environments. This third 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 third 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...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 1.1 inPublished:September 18, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017653220X

ISBN - 13:9780176532208

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Part One: Introduction to Organizations Chapter 1: Organizations and Organization Theory Part Two: Organizational Purpose and Structural Design Chapter 2: Strategy, Organizational Design, and EffectivenessChapter 3: Fundamentals of Organizational StructurePart Three: Open-System Design Elements Chapter 4: The External EnvironmentChapter 5: Interorganizational RelationshipsChapter 6: Designing Organizations for the International EnvironmentPart Four: Internal Design ElementsChapter 7: Manufacturing and Service TechnologiesChapter 8: Organization Size, Life Cycle, and DeclinePart Five: Managing Dynamic ProcessesChapter 9: Organizational Culture and Ethical ValuesChapter 10: Innovation and ChangeChapter 11: Decision-Making ProcessesChapter 12: Conflict, Power, and PoliticsIntegrative Cases ReferencesGlossary Name Index Organizational Name Index Subject Index