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A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying organizations / Christopher Grey.

By: Grey, Christopher, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : SAGE, 2005Description: 146 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 8178295997; 1412901901 (hbk.); 141290191X (pbk.).Subject(s): Management | Organizational behaviorDDC classification: 658.4 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Table of contents Introduction : why studying organizations matters to me -- 1. Bureaucracy and scientific management -- 2. Human relations theory and people management -- 3. Organizational culture and self-management -- 4. Post-bureaucracy and change management -- 5. Business schools and professional management -- Conclusion : why should studying organizations matter to you?
Summary: Summary: Written in an accessible style, this work presents a discussion of classical and contemporary ideas about organizations and their management. It shows that getting to grips with these ideas means asking fundamental questions about what it means to be human and about the nature of modern society.
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Grey, Christopher, 1964-
Very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying organizations.
London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, 2005
(OCoLC)607673505

Table of contents Introduction : why studying organizations matters to me --
1. Bureaucracy and scientific management --
2. Human relations theory and people management --
3. Organizational culture and self-management --
4. Post-bureaucracy and change management --
5. Business schools and professional management --
Conclusion : why should studying organizations matter to you?

Summary:
Written in an accessible style, this work presents a discussion of classical and contemporary ideas about organizations and their management. It shows that getting to grips with these ideas means asking fundamental questions about what it means to be human and about the nature of modern society.

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