Images of Organization has already established itself as a classic that has influenced management thinking throughout the world. This Revised Edition takes Gareth Morgan's achievement one step further, providing the kind of organizational `radar' system needed to negotiate the demands of the twenty-first century.
In this monumental work, leading-edge theory is translated into leading-edge practice. The new edition carefully preserves the qualities and strengths of the original, while delivering new insights on today's managerial challenges. Morgan shows the manager how to view the organization by using his renowned creative images and metaphors. In a sequence of path-breaking chapters he demonstrates how to mobilize
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Gareth Morgan is well known for his creative contributions to management. He is the author of seven books, including Images of Organization, Creative Organization Theory, Imaginization and Riding the Waves of Change. He acts as consultant and seminar leader to numerous organizations throughout Europe and North America, and is Distinguished Research Professor at York University in Toronto. He has sat on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management, and Organization Studies; and is a Life Fellow of the International Academy of Management. Born in Wales, he now lives in Toronto with his wife, Karen and their children Evan and Heather.
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Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 1996. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART ONE: AN OVERVIEW Introduction PART TWO: SOME IMAGES OF ORGANIZATION Mechanization Takes Command Organizations as Machines Nature Intervenes Organizations as Organisms Learning and Self-Organization Organizations as Brains Creating Social Reality Organizations as Cultures Interests, Conflict, and Power Organizations as Political Systems Exploring Plato's Cave Organizations as Psychic Prisons Unfolding Logics of Change Organization as Flux and Transformation The Ugly Face Organizations as Instruments of Domination The Challenge of Metaphor PART THREE: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE Reading and Shaping Organizational Life Postscript. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0761906320
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