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Organizational sociology. Organization theory

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  • Understanding Organization as Processby Tor Hernes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.76

    Organization takes place in a tangled world, intermeshed by changing markets, products, standards, technologies, institutions and social groups. Coming to grips with the complexity and fluidity of organization and management is a persistent problem for scholars and practitioners alike, which is why process issues have received renewed interest in... more...

  • Job Aides For Everyoneby Charlotte Long

    HRD Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    Your new trainers don’t know how to properly operate the VCR and monitor . . . your employees don’t know how to use a preferred conference call vendor . . . your middle managers fail to consistently report their employees’ overtime. Tired of explaining things over and over? Save time, frustration and money—and improve performance—by... more...

  • Studying Differences Between Organizationsby Brayden King; Teppo Felin; David A. Whetten

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 145.99

    Presents a comparative analysis as a means to explain and describe organizational heterogeneity, at varying levels and contexts. This title consists of two sections: an introductory essay section and a section that focuses on specific theoretical, methodological and empirical topics. more...

  • Autopoiesis in Organization Theory and Practiceby Rodrigo Magalhaes; Ron Sanchez

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 160.99

    Considers the potential of autopoiesis theory to provide an alternate unifying framework for the study of organizations as systems and of organizational phenomena as emergent phenomena. This title includes papers that integrate open systems theory with the pioneering work of Maturana and Varela (1980, 1992) on autopoiesis in biological systems. more...

  • Connecting Inner Power with Global Changeby Pravir Malik

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 22.00

    The power to change things lies within us. Presented in this book is a theory of how shifts in oneself can have profound shifts in corporations, markets, systems and the world. The fractal theory introduced in this book indicates how these complex structures can be holistically perceived and correspondingly shifted. It presents the ideas through reader-friendly... more...

  • The Courageous Followerby Ira Chaleff

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 22.95

    Many significant failures—from FEMA's response to Hurricane Katrina to the recent economic collapse—could have been prevented or mitigated if those lower in the hierarchy were successful at communicating to leaders the risks they saw in the system. Ira Chaleff's Courageous Follower model has facilitated healthy upward information flow in organizations... more...

  • Handbook of Employment and Societyby Susan McGrath-Champ; Andrew Herod; Al Rainnie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This handbook deepens and extends the engagement between research concerned with work and employment, and labor geography. It links fundamental concepts concerning the politics of place that human geographers have developed in recent years with the world of work. Internationally recognized scholars from around the world have been brought together to... more...

  • The Spatial Construction of Organizationby Tor Hernes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 113.00

    An important challenge to organization theory is to search for constructs that explain how contexts for work emerge, evolve, persist and change. This book explores the concept of "space" as representing a wide variety of contexts. Organization as a process, as distinguished from organization as an entity, is seen as the construction of space, where... more...

  • Swarm Brandingby Stephan Sonnenburg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.51

    Das Phänomen „Web 2.0“ wird immer mehr zu einem erfolgsentscheidenden Faktor für das Markenmanagement. Web 2.0 verändert maßgeblich das Verständnis, die Gestaltung und Kommunikation von Marken. Gerade durch die neuen technischen Möglichkeiten begegnen die Konsumenten den Unternehmen zum ersten Mal wirklich auf Augenhöhe. Sie fordern immer mehr den... more...

  • Mikropolitik politischer Organisationenby Simone Kurz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 26.64

    ​Wie ist zwischen autonomen Akteuren einer Organisation kooperatives, kollektives und organisiertes Handeln möglich und welche Strukturen, Strategien und Regeln bestehen, die das Handeln in Organisationen beeinflussen? Dies ist die Ausgangsfrage von Simone Kurz, die am Beispiel eines Ortsbeirats beantwortet wird. Mittels strategischer Organisationsanalyse... more...