By Ann L Cunliffe
The Sage path significant other on association idea is an available creation to a difficult topic sector. This booklet is helping readers expand their knowing of theories and make the relationship among those theories and organizational perform. It complements their pondering talents in accordance with path standards and offers help on the way to revise for assessments and get ready for and write assessed items. Readers are inspired not just to imagine like an organizational theorist but in addition to contemplate the topic significantly.
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Chapters 3, 5 and 6. HATCH WITH CUNLIFFE : Chapters 4 and 9. JONES : Chapters 4, 5 and 6. WATSON : Chapters 2 and 7. DAFT : Additional Reading For alternative ideas on organization structure, you might want to read: Ashcraft, K. L. (2001) ‘Organized dissonance: feminist bureaucracy as hybrid form’, Academy of Management Journal, 44/6: 1301–22. Hatch, M. J. (1993) ‘The empty spaces of organizing: how improvisational jazz helps redescribe organizational structure’, Organization Studies, 20: 75–100.
Organic. High James Thompson, Organizations in Action (1967) Thompson suggested the type and degree of technological interdependence affects organization structure, and he identified three different types of interdependence (see Table 4 overleaf). Let’s take an example of each type of technology and the related type of interdependence to illustrate the connections: Mediating technology and pooled interdependence can be seen in a Doctor’s practice, as individual physicians work independently and coordinate a number of services for their patients.
Wanda Orlikowski (2000) coined the term technologies-in-practice to describe this process of routine and improvisation. You will find her article listed in the Additional Reading at the end of this section. Look around you at work, school or home and think about how people create and are influenced by technologies-inpractice. Actor-network theory Actor-network theory (ANT) is a way of viewing and studying organizations as continually shifting networks of human and non-human materials. These materials change and mingle to form different modes of ordering (ways of organizing), which are the recurring patterns generated and performed in interaction.