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Organization
A Guide To Problems and Practice

Second Edition

February 1994 | 306 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This textbook provides a clear and readable introduction to the subject. It deals with organizational design, its contribution to performance, and the problems and issues involved in organizational change.

This text assumes little academic knowledge, and some familiarity with work in organizations. It is of real use to decision makers, and to those in management education, both teachers and students.


 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
 
The Contribution of Organization
 
PART TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL CHOICES
 
The Design of Jobs and Work Structures
 
The Shape of Organization - Tall or Flat?
 
The Shape of Organization - Grouping Activities
 
Integration
 
Control
 
Reward Policies
 
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
 
Organization, Performance and Change
 
New Technology and Organization
 
Undertaking Reorganization

`Certainly one of the best of its kind' - The Times Higher Educational Supplement

`Clearly written ... providing a good brief account of the topic of each chapter and citing relevant recent research' - Good Book Guide for Business