Images of Organization Executive Edition

ISBN-10: 0761917527

ISBN-13: 9780761917526

Edition: 3rd 1998

Authors: Gareth Morgan
List price: $45.00
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Description: Images of Organization has already established itself as a classic text in the management profession. This new edition has been abridged and revised to increase its accessibility and usefulness for today's managers.

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/19/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Gareth Morgan is well known for his creative contributions to management. He is the author of seven books, including Images of Organization, Creative Organization Theory, Imaginization and Riding the Waves of Change. He acts as consultant and seminar leader to numerous organizations throughout Europe and North America, and is Distinguished Research Professor at York University in Toronto. He has sat on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management, and Organization Studies; and is a Life Fellow of the International Academy of Management. Born in Wales, he now lives in Toronto with his wife, Karen and their children Evan and Heather.

An Overview
The Promise of Images of Organization
Some Images of Organization
Mechanization Takes Command
Organizations as Machines
Nature Intervenes
Organizations as Organisms
Learning and Self-Organization
Organizations as Brains
Creating Social Reality
Organizations as Cultures
Interests, Conflict and Power
Organizations as Political Systems
Exploring Plato's Cave
Organizations as Psychic Prisons
Unfolding Logics of Change
Organization as Flux and Transformation
The Ugly Face
Organizations as Instruments of Domination
Implications for Practice
Reading and Shaping Organizational Life
Using Metaphor To Manage in a Turbulent World
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