Organizations: Structures, Processes and Outcomes

Paperback | October 28, 2008

byPamela S. Tolbert, Richard H. Hall

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Based upon classical and contemporary theory and empirical research, this text forms a sociological analysis of organizations, focusing on the impacts that organizations have upon individuals and society.

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Based upon classical and contemporary theory and empirical research, this text forms a sociological analysis of organizations, focusing on the impacts that organizations have upon individuals and society.

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Based upon classical and contemporary theory and empirical research, this text forms a sociological analysis of organizations, focusing on the impacts that organizations have upon individuals and society.

Professor Pamela Tolbert is the Lois S. Gray Professor of ILR and Social Sciences, and chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior. She came to the ILR School in 1983 after receiving her Ph.D. in sociology from UCLA. She is broadly interested in processes of organizational change, the role of organizations in social stratificat...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 28, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132448408

ISBN - 13:9780132448406

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction  1. Thinking About Organizations Part II. Organizational Structure  2. Organization Structure. Key Dimensions 3. Organization Structure. Explanations Part III. Organizational Processes 4. Power and Power Outcomes  5. Leadership  6. Decision Making 7. Communication  8. Managing Organizational Environments. Conceptualizing the Environment  9. Managing Environments. Contemporary Paradigms  Part IV. Outcomes  10. Organizational Performance and Change