Adapting organizations to their environments

edited by Paul C. Nystrom and William H. Starbuck

This comprehensive reference work summarizes and reinterprets research, and suggests applications got the design of organizations. Scholars and professionals, from the United States, Europe, and other countries, present the contributions to organization theory of management science, political science, economics, sociology, systems engineering, psychology, history, and anthropology. The chapters draw examples from a large number of diverse industries and governmental activities, and they discuss design alternatives which should prove valuable for planning, redesign, and the continuing operations of organizations. Volume 1 analyzes the effects of environments on organizations, and discusses the adaptive capabilities of organizations such as planning, forecasting, and innovation. Contributors examine the effects of change, particularly changes in technologies and in legal and political systems.

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[目次]

  • PREFACE
  • Designing and Understanding Organizations
  • PART A: ORGANIZATIONS' ADAPTIVE CAPABILITIES
  • 1. How Organizations Learn and Unlearn
  • 2. Development of Organizations Over Time
  • 3. Entrepreneurship and Organization
  • 4. Managerial Innovation
  • 5. Designs for Optimal Information Filters
  • 6. Forecasting an Organization's Futures
  • 7. Experimenting with Organizational Behavior
  • 8. Organizational Experiments and Social Innovations
  • PART B: THE IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIETAL ENVIRONMENTS
  • 9. Laws, Organizations, and the Judiciary
  • 10. How Norms Affect Behaviors in and of Corporations
  • 11. How Migration and Regional Development Affect Organizations
  • 12. Planning Multinational Operations
  • 13. Technology and Organizational Economics
  • 14. Organizational Roles
  • 15. Interactions Between Organizations and Societal Stratification
  • 16. Adaption Through Evolving Interdependence
  • PART C: INTERACTIONS IN INTERORGANIZATIONAL NETWORKS
  • 17. Organization-Sets, Action-Sets, and Networks: Making the Most of Simplicity
  • 18. Properties of Competing Organizations
  • 19. Strategically Interdependent Organizations
  • 20. Intergovernmental Relations
  • 21. Interorganizational Agreements
  • 22. Cooperation Between Government and Business
  • 23. Designing Precarious Partnerships

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書名 Adapting organizations to their environments
著作者等 Nystrom, Paul C.
Starbuck, William H.
シリーズ名 Handbook of organizational design
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 c1981
ページ数 xxii, 560 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 0198272413
NCID BA0344430X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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