Essentials of organization theory and design
This streamlined version of Daft's market-leading Organizational Theory & Design presents the most recent thinking about organizations in a way that is interesting and enjoyable. Throughout the book, new concepts and models are integrated with lots of detailed examples to illustrate how companies are coping in the rapidly-changing, highly-competitive, international environment. Without sacrificing content, this book is perfect for shorter organizational theory courses or for instructors who use their own cases and material.
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The Evolution of Organization Theory and Design
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