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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Administrative organization
Author Pfiffner, John M. ; Pfiffner, John McDonald
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Sherwood, Frank P.
Publisher Prentice-Hall,
Year Published 1960
OCLC Number 00189358
Subjects Organization. ; Administratieve organisatie. ; Organisation ; Verwaltung ; Organization and Administration.
Additional Subjects Organization
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  HD31.P4 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/05/2001
Collation xiii, 481 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Part 1: Organization in the society -- The molding of organization in the modern society -- Complexity of organization: the concept of overlays -- Complexity of organization: man, groups, institutions -- An introduction to formal organization theory -- Authority, policy, and administration as organization factors -- The metamorphosis of organization theory -- Part 2: Organization structure -- Specialization and work division -- Levels of specialization and coordination -- Coordination at the top -- Staff and functional aspects -- The decentralization pattern -- Formalization -- Organization planning -- Part 3: Modifying systems -- The culture -- Status -- Communication -- Power and politics -- The structuring of power -- Leadership -- Part 4: Two modern models of organization -- The fusion process -- The decision -- Part 5: Perspectives -- What do we want in the modern organization? -- Organization as a social issue -- The organization of the future.