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Understanding organizations: theories and images

By: Staber, Udo.
Publisher: London Sage Publications Ltd. 2013Description: vii, 268 p.ISBN: 9781849207416.Subject(s): Organizational sociology | Organizational behavior | Associations, institutions, etcDDC classification: 302.35 Summary: Understanding Organizations: Theories and Images introduces students to the key principles of understanding, designing, and managing organizations in an accessible and practical way. The book provides a conceptual toolkit containing the essential models, theories and concepts needed for working in, managing and evaluating organizations. Key Features: >Insightful anecdotes discuss how for- and not-for profit organizations fit within our current society from a social and economic perspective. >Theoretical framework and multi-perspective approach focuses on economics, institutionalism and evolution theory highlighting the relationship between organizations, employees and the broader society. >Research-focused approach analyses organizational phenomena in light of recent studies. This textbook is ideal for undergraduates and postgraduates studying general management, organizational theory, organizational design, and organizational sociology. (http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book234752?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=Books&q=9781849207416&pageTitle=productsSearch)
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Understanding Organizations: Theories and Images introduces students to the key principles of understanding, designing, and managing organizations in an accessible and practical way. The book provides a conceptual toolkit containing the essential models, theories and concepts needed for working in, managing and evaluating organizations.
Key Features:
>Insightful anecdotes discuss how for- and not-for profit organizations fit within our current society from a social and economic perspective.
>Theoretical framework and multi-perspective approach focuses on economics, institutionalism and evolution theory highlighting the relationship between organizations, employees and the broader society.
>Research-focused approach analyses organizational phenomena in light of recent studies.

This textbook is ideal for undergraduates and postgraduates studying general management, organizational theory, organizational design, and organizational sociology.
(http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book234752?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=Books&q=9781849207416&pageTitle=productsSearch)

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