Staber, Udo

Understanding organizations: theories and images - London Sage Publications Ltd. 2013 - vii, 268 p.

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.
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9781849207416


Organizational sociology
Organizational behavior
Associations, institutions, etc.

302.35 / S8U6

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