Organizational Theory, Design, and Change - Jones, Gareth
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, Organizational Design, and Organizational Change/Development.
Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge. Organizational Theory, Design, and Change continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, Organizational Design, and Organizational Change/Development.

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change
continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market. Features + Benefits
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, Organizational Design, and Organizational Change/Development.

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change
continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market.

Focus on Organizational Change: Unlike other texts on the market, this book makes organizational change the centerpiece of the discussion of organizational theory and design.

Real World Focus: In-chapter tools help students make the connection between concepts and the real-world implications of organizational design and change.

“Organizational Insight” boxes highlight real companies

Two closing cases wrap up the discussion in each chapter

Integrated Flow: From chapter 1 to chapter 14, the topics build on each other in a logical manner. Further, a running company, Amazon.com, is featured in several of the book’s chapters.

Other topics of distinction

Detailed Coverage of Contemporary Concepts:

Stakeholder approach to organizations

Recent developments in organizational structure (i.e. product teams, outsourcing, etc)

Origins of organizational culture

Relationship between international strategy and global organizational design

Transaction cost theory

Organizational Theory in Action End of Chapter Learning Features:

Practicing Organizational Theory: Class tested experiential exercises give students experience with organizational theory.

Ethical Dimension: Students can debate the ethical dilemmas facing managers of change.

Making the Connection: This activity asks students to investigate companies that exemplify organizational design and change issues.

Case for Analysis: An additional case meant to be used in class to facilitate discussion.

Analyzing the Organization: A semester-long project that asks students to select a company, complete questions in each chapter, and present their findings.
Part 1: The Organization and Its Environment
Chapter 1: Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness
Chapter 2: Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics
Chapter 3: Organizing in a Changing Global Environment
Part 2: Organizational Design
Chapter 4: Basic Challenges of Organizational Design
Chapter 5: Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control
Chapter 6: Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination
Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Organizational Culture
Chapter 8: Organizational Design and Strategy in a Changing Global Environment
Chapter 9: Organizational Design, Competences, and Technology
Part 3: Organizational Change
Chapter 10: Types and Forms of Organizational Change
Chapter 11: Organizational Transformations: Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death
Chapter 12: Decision Making, Learning, Knowledge Management, and Information Technology
Chapter 13: Innovation, Intrapreneurship, and Creativity
Chapter 14: Managing Conflict, Power, and Politics
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organization Theory, Organizational Design, and Organizational Change/Development.

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change
continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pearson Education Limited
  • New ed.
  • Seitenzahl: 511
  • Erscheinungstermin: April 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 277mm x 217mm x 26mm
  • Gewicht: 1367g
  • ISBN-13: 9780273765608
  • ISBN-10: 0273765604
  • Artikelnr.: 35556687