Images of Organization

Images of Organization This pioneering work has now been abridged and revised to increase its accessibility and usefulness for today s practicing managers It shows how managers can broaden and deepen their understanding of

  • Title: Images of Organization
  • Author: Gareth Morgan
  • ISBN: 0761917527
  • Page: 220
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  • This pioneering work has now been abridged and revised to increase its accessibility and usefulness for today s practicing managers It shows how managers can broaden and deepen their understanding of organization and organizational problems, and use powerful new metaphors to shape new ways of working.This new Executive Edition retains all the vitality of the original and has been updated to integrate significant research of the last decade It provides the kind of organizational radar system managers need to negotiate the demands of the twenty first century.

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      This is a much wellcomed edition of the popular 1st edition. There are many ways to learn/teach organizational theory. If you are a manager or are on your way to become a better and a more effective one, you must be apt to interpret whatever surrounds you in your organization. There are many possible perspectives or lenses from which you may view or analyze what is going on in your organization. Applying more than one multiplies your effectiveness as many times fold. Your organizational life [...]

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      The book covers, in depth, every topic needed to understand the complex nature of organisations and how they work.Each chapter is very well constructed and makes for easy reading, and the finding of information is made easy too.Excellent comparisons between different theorists and well referenced.Well worth a copy if studying for any Business discipline.

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      The book is not an entry level textbook and does not waste any time getting to the points. It challenges you to think differently about the forces that influence today's organizations and managers. Using metaphors to explain concepts and practices it is easy to understand the material and apply it to any organization, manager, or employee. I did not give the book five stars because it was published in 1998 and so much has changed due to the internet.

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      This is a business book for an English major! No really, if you like to think metaphorically, you will enjoy this book because it gives several models for understanding organizations. The organization as an organism, as a brain, as a physic prison, etc.At the end of each chapter, the author summarizes and then states the limitations and advantages of each metaphor. The final chapters are devoted to applying these approaches to real examples. As far as business books go, I found this one very [...]

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      This book presents the idea that all organizations are structured in one of several ways, and that these structures determine how successful the organizations will be. What a great insight, and a non-threatening way to approach bringing about systemic change in organizations in order to make them work more successfully.

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      a pretty interesting read.If you are tempted to put the book down at the start, just give it a bit more time. It's actually very good.

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