Organizational Theory Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Organizational Theory
An outline of the principles of optimal performance and the continual strengthening and sustaining of trust, which are required for any organization to survive.
# 110168 | 2,483 words | 12 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 17, 2008 in Business (Administration) , Business (Management) , Business (Human Resources)

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The theoretical and practical issues on organizational theories are discussed in this paper, concentrating on how the forces of compliance, the use of offshore facilities and outsourcing, the influence of the Internet on transparency and also speed of communications, and the lack of trust generally throughout organizations are all influencing the development and use of organizational theories. The paper evaluates and analyzes these factors from the perspective of why organizations need to be transformed from their hierarchical, inflexible structures into more agile organizations capable of responding more quickly to market dynamics.

Analyzing the Theoretical and Practical Issues Driving Change
Organization Theory Concepts on Managing for Optimal Performance
Realigning Power Topologies for Higher Effectiveness
Sustaining and Solidifying Trust

Sample of Sources Used:

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