This textbook provides a clear and readable introduction to the subject. It deals with organizational design, its contribution to performance, and the problems and issues involved in organizational change.

This text assumes little academic knowledge, and some familiarity with work in organizations. It is of real use to decision makers, and to those in management education, both teachers and students.


‘If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.’ Mark iii, 25.

Lack of co-ordination is one of the charges most frequently levelled against large organizations. ‘The right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing’ is an often-heard reaction among clients and customers. There are indeed cases ...

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