Organization Theory and Design

ISBN-10: 0324598890
ISBN-13: 9780324598896
Edition: 10th 2010
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Book details

List price: $412.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 5/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Richard L. Daft, Ph.D., is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he specializes in the study of leadership and organization theory. Dr. Daft is a fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on the editorial boards of Academy Of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of Management Education. He was associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 13 books, including ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN and MANAGEMENT. He also has authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters and has published in the ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY, MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, MIS QUARTERLY, and ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR TEACHING REVIEW. Dr. Daft has received several government research grants in organization design, organizational innovation and change, strategy implementation, and organizational information processing. An active teacher and respected consultant, Dr. Daft has served as associate dean and helped manage a start-up enterprise. He has been involved in management development and consulting for numerous organizations, including the American Banking Association, AutoZone, Nortel, Bridgestone, TVA, Pratt & Whitney, Allstate Insurance, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the U.S. Army, J. C. Bradford & Co., Central Parking System, USAA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and many others.

Introduction To Organizations
Organizations and Organization Theory
Organizational Purpose And Structural Design
Strategy, Organization Design, and Effectiveness
Fundamentals of Organization Structure
Open System Design Elements
The External Environment
Interorganizational Relationships
Designing Organizations for the International Environment
Internal Design Elements
Manufacturing and Service Technologies
Using IT for Coordination and Control
Organization Size, Life Cycle, and Decline
Managing Dynamic Processes
Organizational Culture and Ethical Values
Innovation and Change
Decision-Making Processes
Conflict, Power, and Politics
Integrative Cases
Glossary
Name Index
Corporate Name Index
Subject Index

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