Organization theory: a strategic approach

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Allyn and Bacon, 1991 - Business & Economics - 737 pages
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Clearly written and well-organized, this book takes a "strategic systems" approach that focuses on how managers structure and operate organizations so that they are efficient and effective. With an emphasis on the decision-making processes of managers, the topics covered in this book include a brief history of organization theory; the structure and design of organizations; organizational goals and effectiveness; the global environment of organizations; managing the environment; organizational technology; organizational size, growth, and life cycles; governance and control; culture; decision making; power and politics; innovation, strategic change, and learning; and includes integrative case studies. For organizational managers and executives.

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Organizations as Strategic Systems
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The Organization as a Strategic System
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MicroIntermediateMacro Environments
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