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Understanding organizations ([Rev.] 4th ed.)

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Organizations are a part of everyday life, whether in schools, hospitals, police stations or commercial companies. In this classics text, Charles Handy argues that the key to successful organizations lies in a better understanding of the needs and motivations of the people within them.

Understanding Organizationsoffers an extended 'dictionary' of the key concepts -- culture, motivations, leadership, role-playing, co-ordinating and consultation -- and then shows how this 'language' can help us find new solutions to familiar problems. Few management writers have been as consistently challenging and influential as Charles Handy. Firmly established as one ofthecore business texts, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in organizations and how to make them work better.

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Penguin
0141927305 / 9780141927305
eBook (Adobe Pdf, EPUB)
302.35
25/02/1993
England
English
543 pages
Copy: 10%; print: 10%
Description based on print version record. Previous ed.: 1993.