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Author Jones, Gareth R.

Title Organizational theory : text and cases / Gareth R. Jones
Published Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., [1995]


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Description xxx, 706 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents I. The organization. Organizations and organizational stakeholders (case: Motorola helps to reorganize Los Alamos) -- Basic challenges of organizational design (case: Johnson & Johnson's decentralized approach) -- Designing organizational structure: authority and control (case: the shakeup in GM's hierarchy) -- Designing organizational structure: specialization and coordination (case: a new Caterpillar emerges) -- Managing organizational culture and ethics (case: Big Blue's big problems). II. The organizational environment. Managing the organizational environment (case: how Ford manages its environment) -- Organizational strategy and structure (case: Gillette forges ahead) -- Managing the international environment (ABB's matrix structure). III. The technological environment. Organizational design and technology (case: progressive manufacture at Ford)
International strategy and structure: Philips, N.V.; Club Méditerranée -- Technology, innovation, and structure: the Lincoln Electric Company; Medical equipment (A) -- Decision making, conflict, and change: Carter Racing; "Ramrod" Stockwell; Rondell Data Corp
Managing the new technological environment (case: Toyota's flexible production system). IV. Managing organizational processes. Organizational birth, growth, decline, and death (case: Dell Computer faces a crisis) -- Decision making, learning, and organizational change (case: time for change at Lexmark International) -- Organizational conflict, power, and politics (case: the coup at Time Warner). V. Cases in organizational theory. Organizational structure: United Products, Inc.; the paradoxical twins: Acme and Omega Electronics; Continental Can Co. of Canada, Ltd.; TRW Systems Group (A & B Condensed); Texana Petroleum Corp. -- Organizational culture: W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc; three roads to innovation; Welch on Welch -- Environment, strategy, and structure: beer and wine industries, Bartles & Jaymes; Bennett's Machine Shop, Inc.; the Upjohn Co.; BCI Holdings Corp. (formerly Beatrice Companies, Inc.)
Analysis Organisational behaviour
Organisational behaviour
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Management.
Organizational behavior -- Case studies.
Organizational behavior.
LC no. 93046087
ISBN 0201532247