Writers on Organizations

Long a best-seller, this eagerly awaited Sixth Edition offers an illuminating overview of the field of organization studies through the views of leading writers whose ideas are presently the subject of much interest and debate. Authors Derek S. Pugh and David J. Hickson do a masterful job of capturing the essence of each writer's contribution to the field-providing coverage of all the classic and cutting edge theories in management today.

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London: Wiley-Interscience. Trist, E. L., et al. (1987). Organizational choice. New
York: Garland. Rosabeth Moss Kanter Rosabeth Moss Kanter is a professor of
business administration at the Harvard Business School and a consultant to
many organizations. A sociologist working in the tradition of Max Weber (see
Chapter 1), she has ...