Handbook of Organizational Design: Adapting organizations to their environments

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Paul C. Nystrom, William H. Starbuck
Oxford University Press, 1981 - History - 582 pages
The two volumes summarize and reinterpret research and suggest applications to the design of organizations. Volume I analyses the effects of environments on organizations, and discusses the adaptive capabilities of organizations such as planning, forecasting, and innovation.

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Contents

BO HEDBERG
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JOHN CHILD AND ALFRED KIESER
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RICHARD A PETERSON
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Gerard P. Hodgkinson is Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Strategic Management at Leeds University Business School (LUBS). In 2001 he was elected a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Academy of Management, in recognition of his pioneering contribution to the
psychology of strategic management as an emergent field of study. He is also a Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research, Editor-in-Chief of the British Jourla of Management, a consulting Editor of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and an Editorial Board Member
of the Academy of Management Review and Organization Science. William H. Starbuck is Professor in residence at the Lundquist College of Business of the University of Oregon and Professor emeritus at New York University. Author of numerous articles on a wide-ranging set of issues relating to
organizational behavior and strategy, he is also a former editor of Administrative Science Quarterly, co-editor of The Handbook of Organizational Design (with Paul Nystrom, OUP, 1981), and author of The Production of Knowledge: The Challenge of Social Science Research and Organizational Realities:
Studies of Strategizing and Organizing (both OUP, 2006).

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