MindTap for Organization Development and Change
eBook for Understanding the Theory and Design of Organizations, 11E
Author(s): Richard L. Daft | Nishant Uppal
© Year : 2020
Trim Size : 254 x 203 mm
A variety of organizations with unique and unprecedented designs and structures have emerged in recent times. Such organizations adopt rare business strategies and establish uncommon commercial networks to remain competitive. Understanding these organizations and their behavior has become dynamically challenging.
Also, organizations adapt dynamic shapes and forms in order to survive in VUCA business world and complex societal norms. In modern times, organizations are supposed to cater to not only commercial and economic needs, but also environmental and social obligations of diverse stakeholders.
Current edition of Understanding the Theory & Design of Organizations draws from seminal and modern literature and attempts to provide deeper understanding about the organizations.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Organizations
Chapter 2 Structural Designs for Organizations
Chapter 3 Strategy and Effectiveness
Chapter 4 Relationships Between Organizations
Chapter 5 Global Organization Design
Chapter 6 The Impact of Environment
Chapter 7 Organizational Conflict and Politics
Chapter 8 Organizational Decision-Making
Chapter 9 Corporate Culture and Values
Chapter 10 Organizational Innovation
Chapter 11 Information and Control Processes
Chapter 12 Organizational Size and Life Cycle
Chapter 13 Workplace Technology and Design