Organization Theory: From Chester Barnard to the Present and by Oliver E. Williamson

By Oliver E. Williamson

This choice of papers is edited by way of well known company philosopher Oliver Williamson, who's at present Transamerica Professor of company technique on the college of commercial management at Berkeley. The 50th anniversary of the e-book of Chester I. Barnard's extraordinary and nonetheless influential e-book, The features of the administrative, was once celebrated with a seminar sequence on the collage of California, Berkeley within the Spring of 1988. 8 of these lectures are released the following. The members comprise association experts and sociologists (Barbara Levitt and James March; W. Richard Scott; Glenn Carroll; Jeffrey Pfeffer), an anthropologist, a political scientist, and economists (Mary Douglas; Terry Moe; Oliver Hart; Oliver Williamson). a big contribution to association idea, this quantity studies on contemporary development during this box, and tasks a effective study destiny.

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