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Organizational Design

A Step-by-Step Approach

3rd edition

Richard M. Burton, Duke University, North Carolina, Børge Obel, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark, Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark
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Written specifically for executives and MBA students, the third edition of this successful textbook provides a step-by-step guide to designing an organization, from diagnosis, to design and implementation. It provides comprehensive coverage of the key aspects of organizational design, including goals, strategy, process, people, coordination, control, and incentives. Following a new diamond model, fully tested in practice, the book guides readers through an integrated methodology for organizational assessment and planning. It includes a new chapter on project managing organizational change…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-ix
List of figures
pp x-xi
List of tables
pp xii-xii
Preface to first edition
pp xiii-xiv
Preface to second edition
pp xv-xvi
Preface to third edition
pp xvii-xviii
An outline of the step-by-step approach
pp xix-xx
Step 1 - GETTING STARTED
pp 1-2
1 - Assessing the scope and goals of the organization
pp 3-28
Step 2 - ASSESSING THE STRATEGY
pp 29-30
2 - Strategy
pp 31-46
3 - Environment
pp 47-66
Step 3 - ANALYZING THE STRUCTURE
pp 67-68
4 - The configuration of the firm
pp 69-95
5 - New organizational forms
pp 96-128
Step 4 - ASSESSING PROCESS AND PEOPLE
pp 129-130
6 - Task design
pp 131-145
7 - People
pp 146-159
8 - Leadership and organizational climate
pp 160-184
Step 5 - ANALYZING COORDINATION, CONTROL, AND INCENTIVES
pp 185-186
9 - Coordination, control, and information and knowledge systems
pp 187-216
10 - Incentives
pp 217-236
Step 6 - DESIGNING THE ARCHITECTURE
pp 237-238
11 - Designing the architecture and the sequence of change
pp 239-270
Step 7 - IMPLEMENTING THE ARCHITECTURE
pp 271-272
12 - Implementing the change: who should do what when?
pp 273-288
References
pp 289-296
Index
pp 297-304
Organizational Design
3rd edition
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Online ISBN: 9781316160787
Published online: 28 May 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9781107097650
Hardback publication date: 23 July 2015
Paperback ISBN: 9781107483613
Paperback publication date: 23 July 2015

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