8 edition of The Organizational Complex found in the catalog.
September 1, 2003
by The MIT Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||324|
In presenting organizations as a series of complex responsive processes, Stacey’s new book helps us to see organizational reality for what it actually is – human beings engaged in many, many local conversational interactions and power relations in which they negotiate their ideologically based choices. Leadership, like the inner workings of a computer, is a complex set of relationships, systems, and processes that few fully master. Dave Ulrich, Global Consulting Alliance. Organizational life today is often a complex social environment of confrontation, miscommunication, manipulation, hostility, and conflict.
These features indicate the complexity in understanding of the structure, behavior and performance of the system. Summarizing the concept of complexity and organizational complexity Understanding complexity and complex organization is affected by humanâ€™s experience, knowledge and by: 4. Over the past decade, practicing managers and organizational theorists have been drawing attention to the centrality of information and knowledge in economic and social processes, the so-called "knowledge economy". This is reflected in the popularity of notions of learning, sense-making, knowledge creation, knowledge management and intellectual capital in organizations.
Complexity comes from dramatic structural changes to organizations and governments such as globalization, global competition, workforce diversity, and continual innovations. Complex adaptive systems (CAS) are organizations that are a composite of the interconnected whole. Teams must manage and operate in emerging ecosystems, understand factors that lead to Author: John Turner, Rose M. Baker, Mark Morris. Organizations aren’t uniformly complex, and most employees don’t experience complexity the way executives do. To better manage complexity, senior leaders must recognize how employees at all levels see it, and then learn what’s driving it. By doing so, companies can retain the kinds of complexity that add value, remove the kinds that don.
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The Organizational Complex is a historical and theoretical analysis of corporate architecture in the United States after the Second World War. Its title refers to the aesthetic and technological extension of the military-industrial complex, in which architecture, computers, and corporations formed a network of objects, images.
The Organizational Complex is a historical and theoretical analysis of corporate architecture in the United States after the Second World War. Its title refers to the aesthetic and technological extension of the military-industrial complex, in which architecture, computers, and corporations formed a network of objects, images, and discourses that realigned social relations and Cited by: The Organizational Complex: Architecture, Media, and Corporate Space.
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This dilemma raises issues such as an organization's commitment to change, organizational culture, and how to increase and maintain productivity, creativity, and innovation in the midst of change. This edition examines the changing environment and provides a contemporary look at how existing knowledge and technology can be usefully by: Worren develops a novel, complexity-oriented approach by advocating a 'design' rather than 'decision-making' attitude.
Worren's book draws on organizational architecture as a key notion and also provides a clear, step-by-step process toward applying core ideas in organizational design and architecture.
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