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Published: 15 April 2011

144 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199584536

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Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

Mary Jo Hatch

Very Short Introductions

  • Written by one of the leading scholars in the area of organization theory
  • Demonstrates the origins of organization with examples of prehistoric humans organizing to hunt food, find shelter, and to protect and raise children, thereby forming the first organizations through families and tribes
  • Uses examples from a variety of different contexts, from prehistory and everyday life to the animal kingdom and nature as well as in business and government

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