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Modern Organizations Administrative Theory in Contemporary Society

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ISBN-10: 0275937755

ISBN-13: 9780275937751

Edition: 1994

Authors: Ali Farazmand

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This edited original collection addresses the nature and functions of modern organizations at both the macro and micro levels. With theoretical, empirical, and analytical essays by leading scholars of organization and administrative theory, the volume will be of interest to scholars and practitioners in manayement, public ndministration, and organizational behavior. Grouped into four sections, the work's chapters explore society and the modern organization, public organization design and the reorganization of governance, the administrative state and public administration, and critical perspectives on the relationship between organization, individual, and administration.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 7/30/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386

Preface
Introduction: The Multifaceted Nature of Modern Organizations
Organization Theory: An Overview and Appraisal
Modern Organizations in the Parsonsian Theory of Action
The Public Service Configuration Problem: Designing Public Organizations in a Pluralistic Public Service
Government Reorganization: A Theoretical Analysis
Public Policy Toward Government Organization
Public Administration and the Facilitative Mandate
Exploring the Boundaries of the American Administrative State
Organizational Socialization
Is Organizational Membership Bad for Your Health? Phases of Burnout as Covariants of Mental and Physical Well-Being
God, Science, and Administrative Theory: An Unfinished Revolution
Index
About the Editor and Contributors