Table of contents for Decision making for business : a reader / edited by Graeme Salaman.


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CHAPTER 1
A Perfect Failure: The Bay of Pigs
Irving L. Janis
CHAPTER 2
Anatomy of a Fatal Business Strategy
Erhard K. Valentin
CHAPTER 3
A Summary of Basic Concepts in the Behavioral Theory of the Firm
Richard M. Cyert andJames G. March
CHAPTER 4
Decision-making in Organizations
Susan J. Miller, DavidJ. Hickson and David C. Wilson
SECTION 2 Understanding Decision-making:
Understanding Organizations
CHAPTER 5
Decision-making as a Political Process
Andrew M. Pettigrew
CHAPTER 6
The Irrationality of Action and Action Rationality: Decisions,
Ideologies and Organizational Actions
Nils Brunsson
CHAPTER 7
The Hospital and its Negotiated Order
A. Strauss, L. Schatzman, D. Ehrlich, R. Bucher and M. Sabshin
CHAPTER 8
The Practicalities of Rule Use
Don Zimmerman
SECTION 3 Thinking in Organizations
CHAPTER 9
Strategic Management in an Enacted World
Linda Smircich and Charles Stubbart
CHAPTER 10
The Role of Managerial Learning and Interpretation in Strategic
Persistence and Reorientation: An Empirical Exploration
Theresa K. Lant, FrancesJ. Milliken, and Bipin Batra
CHAPTER 11
The Cognitive Perspective on Strategic Decision-making
Charles R. Schwenk
CHAPTER 12
The Impact of Organizational Culture on Approaches to
Organizational Problem-solving
Paul Bate
SECTION 4 The Societal Context of Organizational
Decision-making
CHAPTER 1 3
Organizational Forms: Can we Choose them?
Nils Brunsson andJohan P Olsen
CHAPTER 14
The Cult(ure) of the Customer
Paul du Gay and Graeme Salaman
CHAPTER 1 5
Managerialism and Social Welfare
Janet Newman
CHAPTER 16
From Decision to Action in Organizations: Decision-making as a
Social Representation
Herve Laroche
Index