|Organisation Theory: Concepts and cases||
Organisation Theory: Concepts and cases
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Organisation Theory: Concepts and cases, 5e applies organisational theory in an Australian context. The material has been selected and interpreted to assist students in understanding how organisations may be structured and managed more effectively. This best-selling text is known for its applied approach, and is suitable for undergraduate and early stage postgraduate students.
PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANISATION THEORY
1. An overview
2. The evolution of organisation theory
3. Organisational effectiveness
PART 2 COMPARING ORGANISATIONS
4. Dimensions of organisation structure
PART 3 CONTINGENCIES
6. Organisation size
PART 4 ORGANISATIONS IN ACTION
10. The challenge of finding an appropriate structure
11. Managing the environment
12. Managing organisational change
13. Managing organisational culture
14. Managing organisation growth and decline
15. Innovation, knowledge management and organisational learning
16. Gender and organisations
Now in its 5th edition, this best-selling text continues to apply organisation theory in an Australian context and to assist students in understanding how organisations may be structured and managed more effectively. Known as a comprehensive and highly readable text, it concentrates on presenting material that will be of practical value to those faced with the task of managing within an organisation.
This edition has been extensively reviewed and updated to reflect current thinking, research and practice. Each chapter is thoroughly referenced and contains a guide to further reading for those interested in broadening their study of a particular topic.
Features of the text include: