Organization Theory: From Chester Barnard to the Present and by Oliver E. Williamson

By Oliver E. Williamson

This choice of papers is edited by means of popular enterprise philosopher Oliver Williamson, who's at present Transamerica Professor of company technique on the institution of industrial management at Berkeley. The 50th anniversary of the booklet of Chester I. Barnard's outstanding and nonetheless influential booklet, The capabilities of the Executive, used to be celebrated with a seminar sequence on the college of California, Berkeley within the Spring of 1988. 8 of these lectures are released right here. The members contain association experts and sociologists (Barbara Levitt and James March; W. Richard Scott; Glenn Carroll; Jeffrey Pfeffer), an anthropologist, a political scientist, and economists (Mary Douglas; Terry Moe; Oliver Hart; Oliver Williamson). a major contribution to association concept, this quantity stories on fresh development during this box, and initiatives a efficient examine destiny.

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