Organisational theory is vitally relevant to today's student of business. Understanding Business Organisations introduces the student to classic debates and new perspectives on organisations through a wide ranging but approachable selection of readings.
* considers why organisations matter to employees and customers
* discusses theories of the organisation as a mode of empowerment and of control.
Examining these theories in the light of current programmes of organisational change gives the book a case study element that will be invaluable for teaching and learning.
|Organisational Aspects of Business|
|The Communications and Financial Revolution and the Rise of the Multinational Corporation|
|Work in Traditional and Modern Societies|
|The Emergence of New Work Forms|
|Classic Theories of Bureaucracy|
|Work Organisations, Managerial Strategies and Control|
|Studying Organisations: an Introduction|
|Struggle and Resistance|
|Re-inventing Organisation Man?|
|Organisational Structuring and Restructuring Christopher Mabey|
|Beyond Organisational Structure: The End of Classical Forms? Christopher Mabey|
|Hands, Hearts and Minds, Changing Work and Workers at the End of the Century|
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Series: Understanding Business
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 18th January 2001
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.7