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Economics, Organization and Management
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 1991
Number of pages: 621
A systematic treatment of the economics of the modern firm, this book draws on the insights of a variety of areas in modern economics and other disciplines, but presents a coherent, consistent, innovative treatment of the central problems in organizations of motivating people and coordinating their activities. KEY TOPICS: Introduces the fundamental problems organizations encounter and explains why they occur. Discusses a number of patterns of response — showing why organizations are structured as they are, why they adopt the policies they do, and how they solve organizational problems themselves.