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Overview

Business is changing at break-neck speed so managers must be increasingly active in reorganizing their firms to gain a competitive edge.

Organizational Theory, Design, and Change
continues to provide students with the most up-to-date and contemporary treatment of the way managers attempt to increase organizational effectiveness. By making organizational change the centerpiece in a discussion of organizational theory and design, this text stands apart from other books on the market.

Table of contents

Part 1: The Organization and Its Environment
Chapter 1: Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness
Chapter 2: Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics
Chapter 3: Organizing in a Changing Global Environment
Part 2: Organizational Design
Chapter 4: Basic Challenges of Organizational Design
Chapter 5: Designing Organizational Structure: Authority and Control
Chapter 6: Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization and Coordination
Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Organizational Culture
Chapter 8: Organizational Design and Strategy in a Changing Global Environment
Chapter 9: Organizational Design, Competences, and Technology
Part 3: Organizational Change
Chapter 10: Types and Forms of Organizational Change
Chapter 11: Organizational Transformations: Birth, Growth, Decline, and Death
Chapter 12: Decision Making, Learning, Knowledge Management, and Information Technology
Chapter 13: Innovation, Intrapreneurship, and Creativity
Chapter 14: Managing Conflict, Power, and PoliticsĀ 

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