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Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay

Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay
Author: Charles Perrow
ISBN 13: 9780075547990
ISBN 10: 75547996
Edition: 3
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Publication Date: 1986-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 307
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This classic in organizational theory provides a succinct overview of the principal schools of thought as it presents a critical, sociopsychological, and historical orientation to the field of organizational analysis. Vividly written, with theories made concrete by specific, student-oriented examples, it takes a critical view toward organizations, analyzing their impact on individuals, groups, and society as a whole. New chapters on economic theories of organization and the conditional power theory are among the features of this revised edition.