There are two very contrasting approaches to reading this book and learning about organizational design. The more traditional approach is to read the book, and then use the OrgCon on cases and applications. The second approach is to begin with the OrgCon software and only examine the book as you find it helpful. Which approach is better? It is your choice, not ours. In our experience, students in organizational design prefer to start with the OrgCon and a case, rather than with the book itself. Readers who have more background in organization theory and design usually examine the book first.
There are numerous changes in the third edition. The literature review in each chapter has been updated. The information processing approach is strengthened and applied more comprehensively as the theoretical underpinnings. Throughout we have rewritten the text beyond normal editing in an attempt to make the presentation clearer and easier to read.
|Diagnosis and Design|
|What is an Organizational Design?|
|Leadership and Management Style|
|Size and Skill Capabilities|
|Diagnosis and Misfits|
|Organizational Design Fit|
|The Dynamics of the Change Process|
|CD: Teaching Material and OrgCon|
|OrgCon and Training Course Installation Files|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|
Series: Information and Organization Design Series
Number Of Pages: 445
Published: 1st December 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.08 x 15.44 x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised