The Sage Course Companion on organization theory is an accessible introduction to a challenging subject area. This book helps readers extend their understanding of theories and make the connection between these theories and organizational practice. It enhances their thinking skills in line with course requirements and provides support on how to revise for exams and prepare for and write assessed pieces. Readers are encouraged not only to think like an organizational theorist but also to think about the subject critically.
Chapter 4: Environment and Strategy
Environment and Strategy
Many OT textbooks cover environment and strategy in separate chapters, and somewhere near the beginning of the book. I've found that for many students, strategy and the environment tend to be pretty nebulous because they seem far removed from everyday experience. So I cover structure, technology and culture ...