Images of Organization: Executive Edition

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Gareth Morgan
SAGE Publications, May 19, 1998 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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This pioneering work has now been abridged and revised to increase its accessibility and usefulness for today's practicing managers. It shows how managers can broaden and deepen their understanding of organization and organizational problems, and use powerful new metaphors to shape new ways of working.

This new Executive Edition retains all the vitality of the original and has been updated to integrate significant research of the last decade. It provides the kind of organizational "radar" system managers need to negotiate the demands of the twenty-first century.

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Contents

Some Images of Organization
15
Organizations As Organisms
35
Organizations As Brains
69
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About the author (1998)

Gareth Morgan is well known for his creative contributions to management. He is the author of seven books, including Images of Organization, Creative Organization Theory, Imaginization and Riding the Waves of Change. He acts as consultant and seminar leader to numerous organizations throughout Europe and North America, and is Distinguished Research Professor at York University in Toronto. He has sat on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management, and Organization Studies; and is a Life Fellow of the International Academy of Management. Born in Wales, he now lives in Toronto with his wife, Karen and their children Evan and Heather.

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