Organization theory : from Chester Barnard to the present and beyond /

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Edition:Expanded ed.
Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Description:vi, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Industrial organization -- History.
Organizational behavior -- History.
Industrial organization.
Organizational behavior.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Williamson, Oliver E.
ISBN:0195098307 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • 1. Chester I. Barnard and the Intelligence of Learning
  • 2. Symbols and Organizations: From Barnard to the Institutionalists
  • 3. On the Organizational Ecology of
  • 4. Incentives in Organizations: The Importance of Social Relations
  • 5. Converging on Autonomy: Anthropology and Institutional Economics
  • 6. The Politics of Structural Choice: Toward a Theory of Public Bureaucracy
  • 7. An Economist's Perspective on the Theory of the Firm
  • 8. Chester Barnard and the Incipient Science of Organization
  • 9. Transaction Cost Economics and Organization Theory
  • Index