A Brief History of the Organization: From the Dawn of Civilization to Leadership of Today's Corporation
Lynn BentleyISBN: 0595271324;
Book Description A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION is a captivating chronology of the thought leadersA?from Plato to Rousseau, Sir Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking, Weber to Drucker, McGregor to Peters and HammerA?who have identified the fundamental pillars of organization effectiveness and thus have broken the barriers that cause organization gridlock and loss of human commitment. Lynn Bentley highlights their theories and practices plus groundbreaking accomplishments: Levi-StraussA?s penetrating insights about the interworkings of prehistoric clans, Immanuel KantA?s formulation of a basic scientific method, August ComteA?s development of Sociology, Elton MayoA?s eye-opening discoveries resulting from The Hawthorne Study, Fredrick HerzbergA?s thought provoking new work model known as Job Enrichment. Weaving centuries of organization evolution with current corporate CEO case studies and the discussion of a...
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