Organizational Theory , Design , And Change 5th Edition
- Publisher: Pearson
- ISBN-13: 9788131716687
- Pages: 576
- Binding: Paperback
- Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2008
About The Book
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, and Organizational Change.Organizational Theory, Design and Change is the only text that brings together coverage of organizational theory and organizational change to allow faculty to teach how org. theories are put into practice for analyzing and changing organizations.Features
This text provides five chapters covering the many types and forms of change, and the many issues and problems that surround change.
Integrated theme of Design & Change €” The integrating theme of organizational design and change issues is illustrated by one company example, Amazon.com particularly those that relate to the theme of new information technology.
Practicing Organizational Theory €” These class tested experiential exercises are designed to give students hands-on experience doing organizational theory. Each exercise takes about 20 minutes of class time. The instructor’s manual supports faculty in using these exercises in the classroom.
Ethical Dimension €” Thisfeature allows students, individually or in groups, to debate the ethical dilemmas that confront managers during the process of organizational design and change.
End of text Cases €” The cases at the end of the text were specifically created to generate class discussions. Used in conjunction with the book’s chapters they enrich students’ understanding of organizational theory concepts. Detailed, author written instructor notes available in the Instructor Manual guide you in using the materials in your classroom.
ContentsChapter 1 Organizations and Organizational EffectivenessChapter 2 Stakeholders, Managers, and EthicsChapter 3 Managing in a Changing Global EnvironmentChapter 4 Basic Challenges of Organizational DesignChapter 5 Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control Chapter 6 Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and CoordinationChapter 7 Creating and Managing Organizational CultureChapter 8 Organizational Design and Strategy in a Changing Global EnvironmentChapter 9 Organizational Design, Competences, and TechnologyChapter 10 Types and Forms of Organizational ChangeChapter 11 Organizational Transformations: Birth, Growth, Decline, and DeathChapter 12 Decision Making, Learning, Knowledge Management, and Information TechnologyChapter 13 Innovation, Intrapreneurship, and CreativityChapter 14 Managing Conflict, Power, and Politics