Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay

@inproceedings{Perrow1972ComplexOA,
  title={Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay},
  author={C. Perrow},
  year={1972}
}
  • C. Perrow
  • Published 1972
  • Political Science, Sociology, Economics
This classic in organizational theory provides a succinct overview of the principal schools of thought as it presents a critical, sociopsychological, and historical orientation to the field of organizational analysis. Vividly written, with theories made concrete by specific, student-oriented examples, it takes a critical view toward organizations, analyzing their impact on individuals, groups, and society as a whole. New chapters on economic theories of organization and the conditional power… Expand
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