Organization : contemporary principles and practices / John Child.

By: Child, John, 1940-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Delhi : Wiley, 2015cEdition: 2nd EditionDescription: xi, 523 p.: ill; 24cmISBN: 9788126555468 (pbk); 9781118779873Subject(s): Organizational behavior | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: OrganizationDDC classification: 302.35 LOC classification: HD58.7Online resources: Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. I BROAD PICTURE -- ch. 1 Organization and Its Importance -- ch. 2 Perspectives on Organizational Design until Recent Times -- ch. 3 New Conditions, New Organization -- pt. II NEW INTERNAL FORMS -- ch. 4 Simpler Structures -- Reducing Hierarchy -- ch. 5 Achieving Integration -- ch. 6 Control -- ch. 7 Questions of Reward -- ch. 8 Payment Systems -- pt. III NEW NETWORK FORMS -- ch. 9 Outsourcing and Offshoring -- ch. 10 Virtual Organization -- ch. 11 Strategic Alliances -- ch. 12 Organizing Across Borders -- pt. IV ACHIEVING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS -- ch. 13 Managing Organizational Change -- ch. 14 Organizing for Learning -- ch. 15 Generating and Utilizing Trust -- ch. 16 Corporate Governance in New Organizational Forms -- pt. V DESIGNING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY -- ch. 17 Meeting Strategic Business Needs -- ch. 18 Meeting Strategic Social Needs.
Summary: "The definitive organization management text for executives and aspiring business leadersOrganization: Contemporary Principles and Practices, Second Edition is the completely updated and revised landmark guide to "macro" organization theory and design, fully grounded in current international practice. International management expert John Child explores the conditions facilitating the development of new organizational forms and provides up-to-date coverage of the key developments driving new organization structure and practice. This revised Second Edition includes a new introductory section on Organization Theory as well as a complete Instructor Manual updated with new material on the basic principles of organizational design. With detailed case studies and examples from throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and North America, Organization provides a truly international overview for advanced students and business executives who want to be at the forefront of the evolution in Organization Theory. 21st Century organizations will be faced with entirely new challenges and opportunities than those faced by previous generations, and emerging business leaders must understand the new "macro" realities in order to succeed. Organization will help readers: Understand the "macro" organization, which is distinct from organizational behaviour Explore the way organizations fit into the international business environment and global economy Analyze the way organizational structure and design affect management performance Apply advanced organization theory and principles to day to day management activities Written by one of the foremost scholars, the fully updated Second Edition of this successful text provides executives and advanced business students with a wide-ranging and trustworthy guide to organizations as the conditions for their survival in our global business environment change" Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: pt. I BROAD PICTURE --
ch. 1 Organization and Its Importance --
ch. 2 Perspectives on Organizational Design until Recent Times --
ch. 3 New Conditions, New Organization --
pt. II NEW INTERNAL FORMS --
ch. 4 Simpler Structures --
Reducing Hierarchy --
ch. 5 Achieving Integration --
ch. 6 Control --
ch. 7 Questions of Reward --
ch. 8 Payment Systems --
pt. III NEW NETWORK FORMS --
ch. 9 Outsourcing and Offshoring --
ch. 10 Virtual Organization --
ch. 11 Strategic Alliances --
ch. 12 Organizing Across Borders --
pt. IV ACHIEVING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS --
ch. 13 Managing Organizational Change --
ch. 14 Organizing for Learning --
ch. 15 Generating and Utilizing Trust --
ch. 16 Corporate Governance in New Organizational Forms --
pt. V DESIGNING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY --
ch. 17 Meeting Strategic Business Needs --
ch. 18 Meeting Strategic Social Needs.


"The definitive organization management text for executives and aspiring business leadersOrganization: Contemporary Principles and Practices, Second Edition is the completely updated and revised landmark guide to "macro" organization theory and design, fully grounded in current international practice. International management expert John Child explores the conditions facilitating the development of new organizational forms and provides up-to-date coverage of the key developments driving new organization structure and practice. This revised Second Edition includes a new introductory section on Organization Theory as well as a complete Instructor Manual updated with new material on the basic principles of organizational design. With detailed case studies and examples from throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and North America, Organization provides a truly international overview for advanced students and business executives who want to be at the forefront of the evolution in Organization Theory. 21st Century organizations will be faced with entirely new challenges and opportunities than those faced by previous generations, and emerging business leaders must understand the new "macro" realities in order to succeed. Organization will help readers: Understand the "macro" organization, which is distinct from organizational behaviour Explore the way organizations fit into the international business environment and global economy Analyze the way organizational structure and design affect management performance Apply advanced organization theory and principles to day to day management activities Written by one of the foremost scholars, the fully updated Second Edition of this successful text provides executives and advanced business students with a wide-ranging and trustworthy guide to organizations as the conditions for their survival in our global business environment change" Provided by publisher.

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