Book Images of organization / Gareth Morgan.
Publication year: c1998.
Call Number HD31 .M628 1998
Media class: Book
Edition: Executive ed.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler Publishers ;Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications
ISBN: 1576750388- 0761917527
Extent: xiii, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
The promise of Images of Organization -- Mechanization takes command : organizations as machines -- Nature intervenes : organizations as organisms -- Learning and self-organization : organizations as brains -- Creating social reality : organizations as cultures -- Interests, conflict, and power : organizations as political systems -- Exploring Plato's cave : organizations as psychic prisons -- Unfolding logics of change : organization as flux and transformation -- The ugly face : organizations as instruments of domination -- Reading and shaping organizational life -- Using metaphor to manage in a turbulent world.