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Organizations Evolving 9780803989184

Organizations Evolving

ISBN-10: 0803989180
ISBN-13: 9780803989184
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PUBLISHER: SAGE Publications, Limited
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Product Description: Winner of the 2000 Max Weber prize, awarded by the Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work, of the American Sociological Association, for the best book on organizations published in the past 3 years!

`This book is an exceptional accomplishment and is compulsory reading for all organizational researchers'- Hayagreeva Rao, Emory University

`Organizations Evolving is precisely what this book is about... richly textured it gives the reader a distinctive feel for the subject and a way to think about and understand emergence and change in organizations... is informative and engaging' It is playful and rigorous. It is scholarly and quite practical. Aldrich writes with confidence and wisdom. He invites many theorists into the tent even as he sometimes re-casts their work within his frame. His book makes a fine contribution to the evolving field of organization studies' - Professor Peter J Frost University of British Columbia

`Organizations Evolving is masterful. Aldrich cogently consolidates state-of-the-art thinking and research on organizational evolution, a domain of enquiry that he helped pioneer 20 years ago with his classic Organizations and Environments' - Joel A C Baum, CN Chair in Strategy and Organization, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Organizations Evolving is an authoritative exploration of contemporary organizations and how they mirror the contexts or environments within which they are established.

Howard E Aldrich charts the development of organizational forms and assesses the impact on these of external innovations such as changing technology and globalization. New theories of knowledge and entrepreneurship are woven into the analysis, together with fresh interpretations of data.

Building upon Howard E Aldrich's best known work Organizations and Environments (1979).

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PAGES: 432
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Social Science
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