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Organizational Theory, Design and Change 7th Edition (Paperback)

By Gareth, R Jones ; Mary, Matthew
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Organizational Theory, Design, and Change continues to provide students with 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 in the market.The seventh edition has been updated to reflect the most recent trends in real-world managing techniques. Examples have been updated to provide vivid illustrations of such techniques in action.

1. Over 65% of the in-chapter boxes and 90% of the closing cases are new and the rest have been updated.

2. New material on the changing nature of problems involved in managing functional, product, and divisional structures and ways IT can be used to improve their performance.

3. New material on the strategy–structure relationship, and new coverage about the reasons companies need to continuously examine and change their global strategies and structures.

4. New material on online software development and craftswork technology and its importance in the growing services area.

5. Expanded discussion of how to manage technology to create successful virtual organizational structures, such as those used by Accenture and PeopleSoft.

6. A major focus is the recent ongoing changes in the mobile computing, smartphone, and software applications and the consequent effects on the changes in the competitive environment and the way companies have been changing their structures and control systems to manage these issues.

7. Increased coverage of ethical issues involved in the stakeholder approach to organizations and their implications for organizational effectiveness, such as new “green” environmental coverage, and new coverage of disasters such as the BP oil spill, ethics in health care, and fraud in disguising the quality and price of goods and services.

8. Explanations of the most recent developments in organizational structure, such as the product team structure, outsourcing, and network organizations because of advancements in IT.

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

Author:
Gareth, R Jones ; Mary, Matthew
Binding:
Paperback
Condition Type:
New
Country Origin:
India
Edition :
7
Leadtime to ship in days (default):
Usually Ship in 18 Days
Page:
528
Publisher:
Pearson India
Year:
2018

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