Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, 1 jan. 1986 - 307 pagina's
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This classic in organizational theory provides a succinct overview of the principal schools of thought as it presents a critical, sociopsychological, and historical orientation to the field of organizational analysis. Vividly written, with theories made concrete by specific, student-oriented examples, it takes a critical view toward organizations, analyzing their impact on individuals, groups, and society as a whole. New chapters on economic theories of organization and the conditional power theory are among the features of this revised edition.

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Dana_kendall - Goodreads

This book is brilliant! The author puts all the major organizational theories into historical and cultural context. Plus, he adds some perspicacious editorializing along the way. This is perfect for a grad seminar in org theory. Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay

Gebruikersrecensie  - Dan - Goodreads

Still in the middle of this, but one of the best, liveliest, and shortest books I've ever read on bureaucracy and organizations. Volledige recensie lezen

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WHY BUREAUCRACY?
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MANAGERIAL IDEOLOGIES AND THE ORIGINS OF
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THE HUMAN RELATIONS MODEL
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Over de auteur (1986)

Charles Perrow is professor emeritus of sociology at Yale University. He has worked as a consultant for the U.S. military, the White House, and the nuclear-power industry.

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