Table of contents for Images of organization / Gareth Morgan.


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INTRODUCTION
MECHANIZATION TAKES COMMAND
ORGANIZATIONS AS MACHINES
Machines, Mechanical Thinking, and the Rise of Bureaucratic Organization
Strengths and Limitations of the Machine Metaphor
NATURE INTERVENES
ORGANIZATIONS AS ORGANISMS
Discovering Organizational Needs
Recognizing the Importance of Environment, Organizations as Open Systems
Contingency Theory
The Variety of the Species
Organizational Health and Development
Natural Selection
Organizational Ecology
Strengths and Limitations of the Organismic Metaphor
TOWARD SELF-ORGANIZATION
ORGANIZATIONS AS BRAINS
Images of the Brain
Organizations as Information-Processing Brains
Brains and Organizations as Holographic Systems
Strengths and Limitations of the Brain Metaphor
CREATING SOCIAL REALITY
ORGANIZATIONS AS CULTURES
Culture and Organization
Creating Organizational Reality
Strengths and Limitations of the Culture Metaphor
INTERESTS, CONFLICT, AND POWER
ORGANIZATIONS AS POLITICAL SYSTEMS
Organizations as Systems of Government
Organizations as Systems of Political Activity
Manageing Pluralist Organizatons
Strengths and Limitations of the Political Metaphor
EXPLORING PLATO'S CAVE
ORGANIZATIONS AS PSYCHIC PRISONS
The Trap of Favored Ways of Thinking
Organizations and the Unconscious
Strengths and Limitations of the Psychic Prison Metaphor
UNFOLDING LOGICS OF CHANGE
ORGANIZATION AS FLUX AND TRANSFORMATION
Implicate and Explicate Aspects of Organization
Autopoiesis
The Logic of Self-Producing Systems
Organizations as Self-Producing Systems
Loops not Lines
The Logic of Mutual Causality
Contradiction and Crisis
The Logic of Dialectical Change
Strengths and Limitations of the Flux Metaphor
THE UGLY FACE
ORGANIZATIONS AS INSTRUMENTS OF DOMINATION
Organization as Domination
How Organizations Use and Exploit their Employees
Multinationals and the World Economy
Strengths and Limitations of the Domination Metaphor
DEVELOPING THE ART OF ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS
Using Metaphor to Read and Understand Organization
Using Metaphor to Manage and Design Organization
Reading as Theory in Practice
IMAGINIZATION
A DIRECTION FOR THE FUTURE
On Elephants and Organizations
Imaginization
Organization as a way of Thinking



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Organization.
Organizational behavior.
Management.