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Author Luhman, John T. (John Teta), author

Title Key concepts in organization theory / John T. Luhman and Ann L. Cunliffe
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014
London, [England] ; [Thousand Oaks], California : SAGE, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (40 entries) : 3 images
Series SAGE key concepts
SAGE key concepts.
Contents Introduction -- Agency theory -- Alienation -- Authority -- Bureaucracy -- Business strategy -- Complexity science -- Contested exchange theory -- Control -- Cooperativism -- Corporate governance -- Decision making -- Discourse in organizations -- Environmental uncertainty -- Environment-organization interaction -- Flexibility -- Globalization -- Industrial democracy -- Institutional theory -- Labor process theory -- Life cycle models -- Materiality -- Organization structure and design -- Organizational change -- Organizational culture -- Organizational learning and knowledge management -- Organizational space -- Postmodern turn and organization studies -- Power and politics -- Scientific management -- Stakeholder theory -- Storytelling and narrative research -- Structuration theory -- Systems theory -- Technology and organization structure -- Transaction cost economics
Summary From agency theory to power and politics, this indispensable guide to the key concepts of organization theory is your compass as you navigate through the often complex and abstract theories about the design and functioning of organizations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on title page of print version
Subject Organizational sociology.
Genre/Form Ebook.
Form Electronic book
Author Cunliffe, Ann L., author
LC no. 2012932787
ISBN 1784029777
9781784029777 (electronic version)
Other Titles Organization theory