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The Study of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

By David Dunkerley

Routledge – 2013 – 116 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

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    978-0-415-82310-4
    March 18th 2013

Description

In this introduction for undergraduate students, the author surveys the development of the study of organizations from an historical point of view. He studies organizations within the framework of the main schools of thought, looks into the various levels of analysis involved, and considers the influence of the environment on the organization, particularly that of technology and of other organizations.

Contents

Introduction. 1. The Study of Organizations. 2. The Modern Study of Organizations. 3. Social Psychological Theories of Organization. 4. Methods of Organizational Analysis. 5. The Organization and Its Environment. 6. Problems in the Study of Organizations. 7. Summary and Future Trends. Further Reading. Bibliography.

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Name: The Study of Organizations (RLE: Organizations) (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By David Dunkerley. In this introduction for undergraduate students, the author surveys the development of the study of organizations from an historical point of view. He studies organizations within the framework of the main schools of thought, looks into the various...
Categories: Sociology of Work & Industry, Organizational Studies