What do Organisations look like?

Understanding Organisations

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( 15 )
40 pages
Language:
 English
Organisations can be bewildering. So can management. This accessible online book tries to sort out some of the simple aspects of both while preserving some of the best academic thinking.
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Tony worked as a journalist before going into management, PR, communications and marketing. He has been a board director of Land Rover, BL Cars Europe, Dunlop Slazenger International, the Saudi Arabian National Guard Medical Service and Saatchi & Saatchi where he was Deputy Managing Director of the UK...

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Organisations can be bewildering. So can management. This accessible online book tries to sort out some of the simple aspects of both while preserving some of the best academic thinking. It might help- and it might make readers chuckle occasionally.

1. Characteristics of work organisations
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Formal and informal organisations
1.3 Private and public sectors
1.4 Primary activities
1.5 Task organisations

2. Organisational Structure
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Structures

3. Organisational culture
3.1 Introduction
3.2 What is corporate culture?
3.3 Determinants of corporate culture
3.4 Schools of Thought
3.5 Deal and Kennedy
3.6 Work hard/play hard
3.7 Bettering
3.8 Process
3.9 Handy

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