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The International Yearbook of Organization Studies 1981 (RLE: Organizations)

The International Yearbook of Organization Studies 1981 (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

David Dunkerley, Graeme Salaman
February 07, 2017

The diverse topics in this volume bring together developments in the field of organization studies. Although the approaches are by no means undifferentiated the articles share a commitment to a revitalized organizational analysis, an historically based analysis and one which attempts to understand...

Organisation and Administration for Business (RLE: Organizations)

Organisation and Administration for Business (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

Geoffrey Whitehead
January 27, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to business organisation and administration. Written in a straightforward, readable style this textbook covers all the major aspects of the subject. Starting with the organisational background it goes on to cover the functions of the important...

Organizational Choice (RLE: Organizations): Capabilities of Groups at the Coal Face Under Changing Technologies

Organizational Choice (RLE: Organizations): Capabilities of Groups at the Coal Face Under Changing Technologies

1st Edition

E. L. Trist, G. W. Higgin, H. Murray, A. B. Pollock
August 08, 2016

This book develops and applies a new approach to the study of the working group and indeed of productive enterprises more generally. Unlike similar studies, in this volume the human is related back to the technological, and it is the socio-technical system as a whole that is the object of study....

Organizations Alike and Unlike (RLE: Organizations): International and Inter-Institutional Studies in the Sociology of Organizations

Organizations Alike and Unlike (RLE: Organizations): International and Inter-Institutional Studies in the Sociology of Organizations

1st Edition

Cornelis J. Lammers, David Hickson
August 08, 2016

This volume contrasts the life and problems of organizations in many parts of the world and highlights the differences between those societies as reflected in their different institutional sectors such as manufacturing, commerce, social services and government administration. In so doing, the book...

The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

Malcolm Warner
August 08, 2016

This volume adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The study of the workplace is approached from the standpoint of industrial sociology, industrial relations, industrial anthropology and other related disciplines. It includes contributions from economists and psychologists as well as from...

The Study of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

The Study of Organizations (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

David Dunkerley
July 13, 2016

In this introduction for undergraduate students, the author surveys the development of the study of organizations from an historical point of view. He studies organizations within the framework of the main schools of thought, looks into the various levels of analysis involved, and considers the...

Company Organization (RLE: Organizations): Theory and Practice

Company Organization (RLE: Organizations): Theory and Practice

1st Edition

M . C. Barnes, A. H. Fogg, C. N. Stephens, L. G. Titman
May 20, 2016

This summary of theory and practice is inspired by the belief that cut and dried solutions to management problems are inappropriate and that every set of circumstances requires a unique synthesis of experience and relevant theories. In this book the authors have reviewed the main texts and theories...

Social Psychology of the Work Organization (RLE: Organizations)

Social Psychology of the Work Organization (RLE: Organizations)

1st Edition

Arnold Tannenbaum
May 20, 2016

This book discusses social psychological research in organizations and illustrates the implications of this research for organizational theory and practice. The book focuses on the relationship of man to the organization in which he works; his sense of satisfaction, involvement, feelings of...

Managing Organizational Change (RLE: Organizations): Human Factors and Automation

Managing Organizational Change (RLE: Organizations): Human Factors and Automation

1st Edition

Fred Fallik
May 20, 2016

The United States Internal Revenue Service introduced a multi-million dollar program to automate its operations in the early 1980s. This book describes a multidisciplinary study of the experiences of several thousand users in this program, based primarily on questionnaires, observation and...

The Foreman (RLE: Organizations): Aspects of Task and Structure

The Foreman (RLE: Organizations): Aspects of Task and Structure

1st Edition

David Dunkerley
May 20, 2016

The foreman is usually regarded as a filter in a chain of command in industrial organizations. In this book, however, the author suggests that this view is not adequate, and he proposes instead a model of analysis which employs a systems perspective. The role of the foreman is seen in terms of the...

Technology and Organization (RLE: Organizations): Power, Meaning and Deisgn

Technology and Organization (RLE: Organizations): Power, Meaning and Deisgn

1st Edition

Harry Scarbrough, J. Martin Corbett
May 20, 2016

In this important MBA text the authors adopt a highly integrated approach. Using the three conceptual lenses of power, meaning and design they explore fully the many different ways in which technology and organizations interact. They highlight the major debates within these competing perspectives...

The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations): A Critical Annotated Bibliography

The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations): A Critical Annotated Bibliography

1st Edition

Parvin Ghorayshi
May 20, 2016

This reference volume reflects the changing world of work. It includes research on the various dimensions of work, such as the structure of the labour force, labour market segmentation, technology, employment/unemployment, trade unions, and industrial democracy. This book provides an integrated...

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