Classics of Organization Theory
Jay M. Shafritz, J. Steven Ott
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1996 - Management - 617 pages
Offering more than 40 works representative of the many contributions to the field of organizational behaviour, this work provides the framework for understanding the articles' place in the history of the field and the impact that particular articles have had on current developments in the field of organizational behaviour. The readings are organized by major topics within the field, and articles are edited to permit readers to focus on core themes.
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