Writers on Organizations

ISBN-10: 1412941032

ISBN-13: 9781412941037

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Derek S. Pugh, David J. Hickson

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Long a best-seller, this eagerly awaited Sixth Edition offers an illuminating overview of the field of organization studies through the views of leading writers whose ideas are presently the subject of much interest and debate. Authors Derek S. Pugh and David J. Hickson do a masterful job of capturing the essence of each writer??'s contribution to the field???providing coverage of all the classic and cutting edge theories in management today. New to the Sixth Edition: ???? Discusses the work of new writers and brings the work of previous writers up-to-date: Takes into account the changing organizational issues and new work making an impact in the field.Incorporates new material on leading experts: This updated edition includes the presentation of six additional writers???Stewart Clegg, Lex Donaldson, Peter Drucker, Kathleen Eisenhardt, Michel Foucault, and Richard Whitley.Illuminates the ideas of a wide range of key organizational thinkers: The authors include summaries of major contributions to the field, past and present, to help readers understand and classify different types of organizations. Intended Audience: ???? This handy resource can be used by both students and professionals in Management, Organization Studies, Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, Social Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and Communication.Meet author Derek Pugh! Visit his website at www.derekpugh.com??or email him at??d.s.pugh@open.ac.uk??
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List price: $50.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Derek S. Pugh is Emeritus Professor of International Manageshy;ment at the Open University, United Kingdom, having previously been at the Universities of Edinburgh and Aston, the London Business School, and the Open University Business School. He has been a visiting professor at business schools in France, Germany, Israel, and Italy and is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Royal Statistical Society, the Italian Academy of Business Administration, and the International Acadshy;emy of Management. He has served as Chairman and Honorary Vice-President of the Association of Teachers of Management of the United Kingdom and as editor of the newsletter of the British Academy of Management. He is a founding Academician of the British Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Northampton.nbsp;nbsp; Professor Pugh is joint author and editor of 12 books, including the first three volumes of the Aston research program: PUGH, D.S. (ed.) The Aston Programme, vols 1, 2 and 3, Ashgate(Dartmouth), 1998. His latest books are Great Writers on Organizations: The Second Omnibus Edition (2000, Dartmouth Publishing, with David J. Hickson), How to Get a Ph.D. (4th ed., 2005, Open University Press, with Estelle M. Phillips), Management Worldwide (enhanced ed., 2001, Penguin Books, with David J. Hickson), and Anglo-German Business Collaboration: Pitfalls and Potentials (1996, Macmillan, with Dagmar Ebster-Grosz). His edited volume Organization Theory: Selected Classic Readings (5th ed., Penguin Books) appears in 2007.

David J. Hickson is Emeritus Professor of International Management and Organization at Bradford School of Management, England. His prinshy;cipal research interests are how societal culture affects managerial decision making in different nations and what influences the success of major decisions. His previous research has included processes of manashy;gerial decision making, power in organizations, and bureaucratization. He was founding Editor-in-Chief of the international research journal Organization Studies; a founder of the European research association in his field, the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS); and a founding member of the British Academy of Management. He has held appointments in university business schools and research institutes in Canada, the United States, and the Netherlands, has an Honorary Ph.D. from the University of Umea in Sweden, and has lectured widely around the world. He has published numerous research journal papers and book chapters and is author or editor of eight books, most recently Management in Western Europe (1993, DeGruyter) and Management Worldwide: Distinctive Styles Amid Globalization ( enhanced ed, 2001, Penguin Books, with Derek S. Pugh). Prior to becoming an academic, David Hickson worked in financial administration and qualified professhy;sionally as a chartered secretary and in personnel management.

Introduction to the Sixth Edition
The Structure of Organizations
Max Weber
Derek Pugh and the Aston Group, Including John Child and David Hickson
John Child
David Hickson
Lex Donaldson
Alfred D. Chandler
Oliver E. Williamson
Henry Mintzberg
Charles Handy
Stewart Clegg
Christopher Bartlett and Sumantra Ghoshal
The Organization in Its Environment
Tom Burns
Paul Lawrence and Jay Lorsch
Jeffrey Pfeffer and Gerald R. Salancik
Raymond E. Miles and Charles C. Snow
Michael T. Hannan and John Freeman
Geert Hofstede
Richard Whitley
Management and Decision Making in Organizations
Henri Fayol
Frederick W. Taylor
Peter F. Drucker
Michel Foucault
Herbert A. Simon
James G. March
Karl E. Weick
People in Organizations
Elton Mayo and the Hawthorne Investigations
Rensis Likert and Douglas McGregor
Edgar H. Schein
Frederick Herzberg
Eric Trist and the Work of the Tavistock Institute
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Organizational Change and Learning
Paul J. DiMaggio and Walter W. Powell
Andrew Pettigrew
Chris Argyris
Peter Senge
Kathleen M. Eisenhardt
Gareth Morgan
About the Authors
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