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VERY SHORT, FAIRLY INTERESTING AND REASONABLY CHEAP BOOK ABOUT STUDYING ORGANIZATIONS, A

PAPERBACK BY GREY, CHRIS

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ISBN
9781473953468
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
 
 
EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
192 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
16 NOV 2016

DESCRIPTION

'Indispensable and subversive' - Simon Caulkin, The Observer 'A highly entertaining polemic.... This slim volume more than lives up to its title' - Stefan Stern, Financial Times Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way. The Fourth Edition of Studying Organizations explains the unfolding consequences for organizations of the global financial and economic crisis, has been updated with examples from the biggest recent news events, and incorporates the latest research studies and up-to-date statistics. Suitable for students of organizational studies and management, professionals working in organizations and anyone curious about the workings of organizations. The accompanying regularly updated blog, read by thousands of people worldwide, keeps the book bang up to date: http://author-chrisgrey.blogspot.co.uk

CONTENTS

Introduction: Why Studying Organizations Matters to MeChapter 1: Bureaucracy and Scientific ManagementChapter 2: Human Relations Theory and People ManagementChapter 3: Organizational Culture and Self-ManagementChapter 4: Post-Bureaucracy and Change ManagementChapter 5: The New Capitalism and the End of Management?Conclusion: Why Should Studying Organizations Matter to You