Presenting the emergence of new organizational designs in a novel way, this insightful book blends theory and practice to examine major trends and directions, the key ideas that underpin organizational design and how these ideas might be applied. The authors explore how, in a world characterized by relentless change and volatility, traditional bureaucracies of the past are increasingly regarded as being too slow and centralized. Instead, emerging ideas, such as platforms, ecosystems, holacracies, agility and improvisation are gaining purchase. Focusing on key trends and forms of design, the book offers an approach to organizing that accommodates paradoxes and offers a fresh view on managing organizational design. Rich in anecdotes and examples, the Elgar Introduction to Designing Organizations will be a useful guide for business and management scholars and advanced students with a focus on organizational studies and innovation. It will be beneficial for business managers thinking about how to design their organization so that it is fit for contemporary purposes.

Elgar Introduction to Designing Organizations / E CUNHA, MIGUEL PINA; Clegg, Stewart; Gaim, Medhanie; Giustiniano, Luca. - (2022), pp. 1-270.

Elgar Introduction to Designing Organizations

LUCA GIUSTINIANO
2022

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Presenting the emergence of new organizational designs in a novel way, this insightful book blends theory and practice to examine major trends and directions, the key ideas that underpin organizational design and how these ideas might be applied. The authors explore how, in a world characterized by relentless change and volatility, traditional bureaucracies of the past are increasingly regarded as being too slow and centralized. Instead, emerging ideas, such as platforms, ecosystems, holacracies, agility and improvisation are gaining purchase. Focusing on key trends and forms of design, the book offers an approach to organizing that accommodates paradoxes and offers a fresh view on managing organizational design. Rich in anecdotes and examples, the Elgar Introduction to Designing Organizations will be a useful guide for business and management scholars and advanced students with a focus on organizational studies and innovation. It will be beneficial for business managers thinking about how to design their organization so that it is fit for contemporary purposes.
978-1-80392-218-8
Organization design, paradox, organizational theory, technological revolutions, design as paradox, structure, functions of design, organizational hardware, organizational software, organizational culture, hierarchy, bureaucracy, control, command, Taylorism, new organizational forms, less hierarchical organizations, decentralization , agility, agile organizations, holacracies, minimal structures, trends in organizational design, sustainability, new space
Elgar Introduction to Designing Organizations / E CUNHA, MIGUEL PINA; Clegg, Stewart; Gaim, Medhanie; Giustiniano, Luca. - (2022), pp. 1-270.
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