Classics of Organization Theory

ISBN-10: 0495569410

ISBN-13: 9780495569411

Edition: 7th 2011

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List price: $199.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

J. Steven Ott is a professor and dean emeritus at the University of Utah. He has written numerous books on organization theory, organizational behavior, nonprofit organizations, and organizational culture. His recent journal articles have appeared in the International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, Public Organization Review, Public Performance & Management Review, Public Administration Review, and Public Integrity. He teaches organizational behavior, organizational leadership and change, the nonprofit sector in society, nonprofit organization management, and organization theory. Ott worked as a management consultant to organizations in the nonprofit and public sectors for 26 years before joining the faculties at the universities of Maine and Utah. His Ph.D. is from the University of Colorado, his M.S. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his B.A. form Pennsylvania State University.

Yong Suk Jang is a professor of Public Administration at Yonsei University. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University and taught at the University of Utah (2001-2004) and Korea University (2004-2008). His current research interests include macro-comparative analyses of nation-states and organizations, governance, and neo-institutionalism. Recent publications include Classics of Organization Theory, 6th & 7th ed. (Wadsworth Cengage Learning) and articles in Administrative Science Quarterly, Asian Business and Management, Sociological Perspectives, International Sociology, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Social Science Computer Review, Development and Society, Korean Public Administration Review, Journal of Korean Association for Policy Studies, The Journal of Educational Administration, Review of International Area Studies, and Quarterly Journal of Labor Policy, Human Resource Management Review, and Korean Journal of Sociology.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
A Chronology of Organization Theory
Classical Organization Theory
Socrates Discovers Generic Management (1869)
Of the Division of Labour (1776)
Superintendent's Report (1856)
The Engineer as Economist (1886)
General Principles of Management (1916)
The Principles of Scientific Management (1916)
Bureaucracy (1922)
Notes on the Theory of Organization (1937)
Neoclassical Organization Theory
The Economy of Incentives (1938)
Bureaucratic Structure and Personality
The Proverbs of Administration (1946)
Foundations of the Theory of Organization (1948)
A Behavioral Theory of Organizational Objectives (1959)
Human Resource Theory, or the Organizational Behavior Perspective
The Giving of Orders (1926)
The Hawthorne Experiments (1941)
A Theory of Human Motivation (1943)
The Human Side of Enterprise (1957)
Groupthink: The Desperate Drive for Consensus at Any Cost (1971)
�Modern� Structural Organization Theory
Mechanistic and Organic Systems (1961)
The Concept of Formal Organization (1962)
Organizational Choice: Product versus Function (1968)
The Five Basic Parts of the Organization (1979)
Technology as a Contingency Factor (1998)
Organizational Economics Theory
Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure (1976)
The Economics of Organization: The Transaction Cost Approach (1981)
Learning from Organizational Economics (1986)
Managing Business Transactions (1990)
Power and Politics Organization Theory
Understanding the Role of Power in Decision Making (1981)
Democracy and the Iron Law of Oligarchy (1915/1962)
The Bases of Social Power (1959)
The Power of Power (1966)
Power Failure in Management Circuits (1979)
The Power Game and the Players (1983)
Theories of Organizational Culture and Change
The Concept of Organizational Culture: Why Bother? (2004)
Organizational Culture: Pieces of the Puzzle (2002)
The Z Organization
Appreciative Inquiry (2005)
Theories of Organizations and Environments
Organizations and the System Concept (1966)
Organizations in Action (1967)
Institutionalized Organizations: Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony (1977)
External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective (1978)
Demography of Corporations and Industries (2000)
Theories of Organizations and Society
Gendering Organizational Theory (1992)
Creating the Multicultural Organization: The Challenge of Managing Diversity (2001)
Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance (1989)
Corporate Social Responsibility: A Theory of the Firm Perspective (2001)
Social Entrepreneurship (2006)
Social Enterprise: Beyond Economic Outcomes and Individual Returns (2006)
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