Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives

December 4, 2012|
Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives by Mary Jo Hatch
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Organization Theory offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the study of organizations and organizing processes. It encourages an even-handed appreciation of the main perspectives defining our knowledge of organizations and challenges readers to broaden their intellectual reach. Organization Theory is presented in three parts: Part I introduces the reader to theorizing using the multi-perspective approach. Part II presents different core concepts useful for analysing and understanding organizations - as entities within an environment, as social structures, technologies, cultures and physical structures, and as the products of power and political processes. Part III explores applications of organization theory to the practical matters of organizational design and change, and introduces the latest ideas, including organizational identity theory, process and practice theories, and aesthetics. An Online Resource Centre accompanies this text and includes: For students: * Multiple Choice Questions For registered adopters: * Lecturer's guide * PowerPoint slides * Figures and tables from the book
Mary Jo Hatch (PhD Stanford, 1985) is the C. Coleman McGehee Eminent Scholars Research Professor of Banking and Commerce, Emerita, at the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Visiting Professor Gothenburg University, and an International Research Fellow of ...
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Title:Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:358 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:358 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0 in
Published:December 4, 2012
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780199640379

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