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Organizations Management Without Control

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ISBN-10: 1412942470

ISBN-13: 9781412942478

Edition: 2008

Authors: Howard P. Greenwald

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Organizations: Management Without Control provides a comprehensive understanding of the functions of formal organizations and the challenges they face. The most effective organizations provide members with opportunities to achieve their personal goals while pursing the organization??'s objectives. Using a practical approach with minimal jargon, author Howard P. Greenwald covers the basic features of organizations such as roles, structure, reward systems, power and authority, and culture and introduces important theoretical perspectives related to these features. Key Features"Emphasizes the theme of ???management without control???: " This volume differs from most standard texts by…    
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List price: $112.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Howard Greenwald, Ph.D. is Professor, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California and Clinical Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington. Professor Greenwald's academic honors include National Woodrow Wilson Fellow; Special Honors, Committee on General Studies in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago; Special Career Fellow, University of California, Berkeley; and Dissertation Fellow, Manpower Administration, United States Department of Labor. His research interests include Organizational Behavior and Theory, Public Opinion, Survey Design and Analysis, and Program Evaluation. He has served as director…    

Understanding Organizations
Let's Get Organized!
The Organizational Milieu
Organizational Theories and Perspectives
Means of Cohesion and Coordination
Social Roles in Organization
The Rule of Structure
Reward and Punishment
Imperative Forces
Organizational Culture
Organizational Dynamics
Leadership and Followership
Communication and Decision Making
Politics, Conflict, and Change
The Future Organization
Bureaucracy
Innovations and Experiments
Organizations, Personal Interests, and Responsibility
Organizations and Individual Decisions
Organizations and Society
Glossary
Table of Abbreviations
Suggested Readings
About the Author