A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations
SAGE, 2008 M12 9 - 208 pages
Relevant across a range of management courses, the Second Edition of A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations offers students a lively, focused and challenging discussion of classical and current ideas about organizations and their management. Building on the hugely popular first edition, a new chapter explores the relationship between organization theory and behaviour as it exists today.
Chris Grey shies away from the sterility of conventional textbooks, offering students an accessible and palatable overview of the field of organization studies that questions and challenges the traditional literature.
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Much more than just "fairly interesting"--I highly recommend this book to anyone dealing with organisations (yes, that's pretty much everyone out there).
This is the least interesting book I have ever read, and I wouldn't be upset about it if Chris Grey did not try to pass it off as interesting. I do not recommend Chris Grey.
Why Studying Organizations Matters to Me
1 Bureaucracy and Scientific Management
2 Human Relations Theory and People Management
3 Organizational Culture and SelfManagement
4 PostBureaucracy and Change Management
5 Fast Capitalism and the End of Management