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Organization theory and design

Author: Richard L Daft
Publisher: Mason, OH : Thomson South-Western, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Daft, Richard L.
Organization theory and design.
Mason, OH : Thomson South-Western, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Daft
ISBN: 0324405421 9780324405422 0324422725 9780324422726
OCLC Number: 70257563
Notes: Includes access code for free 4 month subscription to InfoTrac college edition, the online library (
Various multi-media instructional materials are available to supplement the text.
Description: xx, 620 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Introduction to organizations. 1. Organizations and organization theory --
pt. 2: Organizational purpose and structural design. 2. Strategy, organization design, and effectiveness --
3. Fundamentals of organization structure --
pt. 3: Open system design elements. 4. The external environment --
5. Interorganizational relationships --
6. Designing organizations for the international environment --
pt. 4: Internal design elements. 7. Manufacturing and service technologies --
8. Information technology and control --
9. Organization size, life cycle, and decline --
pt. 5: Managing dynamic processes. 10. Organizational culture and ethical values --
11. Innovation and change --
12. Decision-making processes --
13. Conflict, power, and politics --
Integrative cases.
Responsibility: Richard L. Daft.


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