Publisher description for Images of organization / Gareth Morgan.


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Since its first publication over twenty years ago, Images of Organization has become a classic in the canon of management literature. The book is based on a very simple premiseó that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit images or metaphors that stretch our imagination in a way that can create powerful insights, but at the risk of distortion. Gareth Morgan provides a rich and comprehensive resource for exploring the complexity of modern organizations internationally, translating leading-edge theory into leading-edge practice.

This new Updated Edition preserves Morganís renowned creative images and metaphors while refreshing the references and tables. The addition of a preface situates this classic theory in todayís business environment while the instructorís resources (now available on CD) aid classroom teaching.

Images of Organization challenges and reshapes how we think about organization and management in the most fundamental way. The new Updated Edition makes this monumental work available to a new generation of students and business leaders worldwide.


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