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Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural, and Open System Perspectives

W. Richard Scott, Gerald Fredrick Davis - Business & Economics - 2007 - 452 pages
This broad, balanced introduction to organizational studies enables the reader to compare and contrast different approaches to the study of organizations. This book is a ...
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Institutional Environments and Organizations: Structural Complexity and ...

W. Richard Scott, John W. Meyer - Business & Economics - 1994 - 328 pages
The institutional theory of organizations developed by Scott, Meyer and their colleagues over the past two decades has had an enormous impact on organizational theory and ...
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Organizational Sociology

W. Richard Scott - Social Science - 1994 - 667 pages
The readings collected in Organizational Sociology are organized so as to direct attention to the six major theoretical traditions which have emerged since the 1960s to guide ...
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Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations: From Professional ...

W. Richard Scott - Medical - 2000 - 427 pages
Few large institutions have changed as fully and dramatically as the U.S. healthcare system since World War II. Compared to the 1930s, healthcare now incorporates a variety of ...
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Global Projects: Institutional and Political Challenges

W. Richard Scott, Raymond E. Levitt, Ryan J. Orr - Business & Economics - 2011
As the world's population continues to grow, there is an ever increasing need for huge investment in basic infrastructure: water and sewage, energy production and distribution ...
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The Organization of mental health services: societal and community systems

W. Richard Scott, Bruce L. Black - Medical - 1986 - 311 pages
Organizational analysts have become increasingly interested in mental health systems. This book is designed to influence the direction of future research and stimulate ...
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Organizations: Social Systems Conducting Experiments

Jan Achterbergh, Dirk Vriens - Business & Economics - 2010 - 403 pages
What are organizations? What is their point? How should one design successful organizations? Although these questions have been treated by many authors in many different ways ...
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