Table of contents for Organization theory : modern, symbolic, and postmodern perspectives / Mary Jo Hatch with Ann L. Cunliffe.

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of figures xxii
List of tables xxiv
PART 1 What is Organization Theory? 1
1 Why Study Organization Theory? 3
2 A Brief History of Organization Theory 25
PART 2 Core Concepts and Theories 61
3 Organization and Environment 63
4 Organizational Social Structure 101
5 Technology 141
6 Organizational Culture 175
7 The Physical Structure of Organizations 221
8 Organizational Power, Control and Conflict 251
PART 3 Practical Issues and New Directions in Organization Theory 293
9 Theory in Practice 295
10 New Directions in Organization Theory 325
Index 000
DETAILED CONTENTS
List of figures xxii
List of tables xxiv
PART 1 What is Organization Theory? 1
1 Why Study Organization Theory? 3
Theories and theorizing organizations 4
Concepts and abstraction in theory development 8
Multiple perspectives 10
Plan of the book 18
Summary 20
Key terms 21
Endnotes 21
References 22
2 A Brief History of Organization Theory 25
Organization theory at its inception 26
Modernist influences on organization theory 36
Symbolic-interpretive influences 41
Some postmodern influences 47
Summary 55
Key terms 57
Endnotes 57
References 58
Further reading 60
PART 2 Core Concepts and Theories 61
3 Organization and Environment 63
Defining the organizational environment 65
Modernist theories relating organizations to their environments 77
Symbolic-interpretive environmental analysis 85
Postmodernism and organization-environment relations 90
Summary 96
Key terms 98
Endnotes 98
References 99
Further reading 100
4 Organizational Social Structure 101
Origins of the social structure concept 102
Modernist theories of organizational social structure 109
Symbolic-interpretive approaches 126
Postmodern approaches to social structure 131
Summary 134
Key terms 135
Endnotes 135
References 136
Further reading 138
5 Technology 141
Modernist definitions and three typologies 142
Technology in the symbolic-interpretive perspective 153
Postmodernism and technology 156
Combining technology with social structure and environment 161
Summary 170
Key terms 170
Endnotes 171
References 171
Further reading 172
6 Organizational Culture 175
What is organizational culture and how did it become part of organization theory? 178
Modernist approaches to organizational culture 181
Symbolic-interpretive organizational culture research 191
Postmodernism and organizational culture 202
Changing culture 207
Summary 213
Key terms 213
Endnotes 214
References 215
Further reading 218
7 The Physical Structure of Organizations 221
Elements of physical structure 223
Linking technology, social and physical structure 232
Physical structure, organizational culture and identity 239
Summary 246
Key terms 246
Endnotes 246
References 247
Further reading 250
8 Organizational Power, Control and Conflict 251
Modernist conceptions of power, politics and control 253
Critical studies of power and control 265
Feminist and postmodern conceptions of power and control 270
Organizational conflict in relation to environment, social structure, technology, culture, physical structure and power 279
Summary 287
Key terms 288
Endnotes 289
References 290
Further reading 292
PART 3 Practical Issues and New Directions in Organization Theory 293
9 Theory in Practice 295
Organizational design 296
Organizational change 308
Organizational learning and knowledge management 313
Summary 322
Key terms 322
Endnotes 323
References 323
Further reading 324
10 New Directions in Organization Theory 325
The paradigm wars, revisited 325
Critical realism 328
Complexity theory 330
Network theories of organizing 332
Organizational identity 335
The aesthetics of organizations and organizing 338
Summary 341
Key terms 341
Endnotes 341
References 342
Further reading 345
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Organizational behavior.
Organizational sociology.
Organization.