Classics of organization theory

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Brooks/Cole, 1987 - Business & Economics - 445 pages
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Tough reading. It covers all the basic traditional management theories from Adam Smith to the latest theories.The chapter about organizational cultures is good. Read full review

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REading for class, and I hate it. It's wordy. Read full review

Contents

CLASSICAL ORGANIZATION THEORY
19
On the Division of Labour
36
Superintendents Report
46
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Shafritz is a prolific author. He is a professor of public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.

J. Steven Ott is a professor and dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah. He has written numerous books on organization theory, organizational behavior, nonprofit organizations, and organizational culture. His recent journal articles have appeared in the International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, Public Organization Review, Public Performance & Management Review, Public Administration Review, and Public Integrity. He teaches organizational behavior, organizational leadership and change, nonprofit organization management, organization theory, administrative theory, and the practice of management. In addition, Ott has also worked as a management consultant for 26 years before joining the faculties at the universities of Maine and Utah. His Ph.D. is from the University of Colorado, and his M.S. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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