Organization Theory and Design
Richard Daft's best-selling text, ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN, integrates the most recent thinking about organizations, classic ideas and theories, and real world practice, in a way that is interesting and enjoyable for students. Throughout the text, detailed examples illustrate how companies are coping in the rapidly changing, highly competitive, international environment. It is one of the most systematic and well- organized texts in the market. It helps students and managers prepare for the challenges they will face in the real world. This edition provides a thorough revision to showcase current examples and research alongside time-tested information. While organization studies and real world examples are insightful for understanding organizations and solve real-world problems, Daft also integrates numerous features that give students opportunity to apply concepts and develop skills and insights.
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Review: Organization Theory and Design (with InfoTrac)User Review - Haytham Badawey - Goodreads
There's nothing in this book discussing "theory" or "design". The author discusses some random topics, some of which are closely related to organizations and some are unrelated topics. There are good ... Read full review
Review: Organization Theory and Design (with InfoTrac)User Review - Phoebe - Goodreads
oh boy did I nerd out on this! important to remember for you B school students that have to read it - these are PATTERNS not RULES! you don't make reality squeeze into these boxes, rather, you lay ... Read full review