Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 May 2018

440 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198723981

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Organization Theory

Modern, Symbolic, and Postmodern Perspectives

Fourth Edition

Mary Jo Hatch


New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the most recent developments in organization theory
  • A more applied approach is delivered via new "Theory to Practice" boxes and case studies, which ask students to evaluate the practical uses of organizational theory
  • New "Think like a Theorist" and "Exercise those Perspectives" boxes bring theorizing to life by encouraging students to approach situations as a theorist and from multiple perspectives
  • A new chapter exploring organizational identity through the author's extensive research at the Carlsberg Group demonstrates how core concepts are practically applied in reality by an organization theorist
  • Chapter 1 is fully revised with a new emphasis on how and why organizational theory is an essential subject to study for anyone looking to progress in a business environment
  • More diagrams, images, and color make this edition more accessible and engaging than ever before

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