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Industrial organization: theory and practice

Author: Woodward, Joan Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 1980.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 281 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0198741227Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Industrial Organization: Theory Practice Contents Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgements Introduction to Second Edition Sandra Dawson and Dorothy Wedderburn Bibliography PART ONE: THE SURVEY I. Aims and Methods FORMULATING THE RESEARCH PROJECT · THE FIRMS STUDIED · THE INFORMATION OBTAINED · ASSESSMENT OF BUSINESS SUCCESS v xi xiii xxxvii 3 2. Analysis of Organization TYPES OF ORGANIZATION · GROWTH OF SPECIALIST DEPARTMENTS · DETAILED ORGANIZATIONAL DIFFERENCES · MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING · THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL AND OTHER DIFFERENCES · ORGANIZATION AND SUCCESS 17 3. Analysis of Technical Variables SYSTEMS OF PRODUCTION · PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND SIZE · INCREASING TECHNICAL COMPLEXITY · THE NATURE OF TECHNICAL CHANGE · ATTITUDES TO CHANGE 35 4. Technology and Organization ORGANIZATIONAL TRENDS · THE DIRECT RELATIONSHIP · SIMILARITIES AT THE EXTREMES OF TECHNOLOGY 50 5. Technology, Organization, and Success TECHNOLOGY AND SUCCESS · ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF TECHNICAL CHANGE · TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE 68 PART TWO: THE CASE STUDIES 6. The Case Study Approach TERMS OF REFERENCE · THE LESS DETAILED CASE STUDIES · THE INTENSIVE STUDIES · ANALYSIS OF RESULTS 83 7. The Anatomy of Organization 96 MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS · LINE SPECIALIZATION · LINE-STAFF ORGANIZATION · ORGANIZATIONAL PROBLEMS OF LINE-STAFF FIRMS: (a) THE TREND TOWARDS DIVISIONALIZATION; (b) THE CONFUSION BETWEEN TASK FUNCTIONS AND ELEMENT FUNCTIONS; (C) PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT · FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION · THE FUNCTIONS OF ORGANIZATION 8. Development, Production, and Marketing 125 UNIT AND SMALL BATCH PRODUCTION · LARGE BATCH AND MASS PRODUCTION · PROCESS PRODUCTION 9. The Planning and Control of Production 154 SPECIAL ORDER PRODUCTION · SINGLE-PURPOSE PLANT PRODUCTION · BATCH AND INTERMITTENT PRODUCTION PART THREE: THE FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS 10 Problems in Studying Change 185 CONCLUSIONS ARISING FROM THE CASE STUDIES · REPORTING BACK · THE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL VARIABLES · THE STUDY OF CONTROL SYSTEMS · FOLLOW-UP · INVOLVEMENT IN CHANGE · PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND VARIETY · CHANGING TECHNIQUES BUT NOT TECHNOLOGY · CHANGING TECHNOLOGY 11 The Effects of Change 209 FROM UNIT TO MASS PRODUCTION: (a) THE CHANGES STUDIED; (b) PATTERNS OF INTERACTION; (C) STATUS RELATIONSHIPS; (d) REACTIONS OF OTHER DEPARTMENTS TO DESIGN CHANGE; (e) THE CONTROL SYSTEM; (f) THE SUCCESS OF NEW METHODS · FROM PROCESS TO BATCH PRODUCTION · TOWARDS AUTOMATION · THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FORMAL AND INFORMAL ORGANIZATION 12. Towards an Organization Theory, 1953-63 APPENDIXES I. Schedule of Information Obtained II. The Measurement of Technical Variables, by R. C. Brewer Index 241 261 268 275

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