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Evolution of the Post-Bureaucratic Organization

Book Description

Continuous improvements in business operations have allowed companies more opportunities to grow and expand. This not only leads to higher success in increasing day-to-day profits, but it enhances overall organizational productivity. Evolution of the Post-Bureaucratic Organization is a pivotal source of research containing integrated and consistent theoretical frameworks on post-bureaucratic organizations, multidisciplinary perspectives, and provides case studies related to the critical aspects of the emergence of post-bureaucratic organizations. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as business ethics, organizational communication, and cultural perspectives, this book is ideally designed for scholars, PhD and post-graduate university students, managers, and practitioners.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. THE POST-BUREAUCRATIC DILEMMA
    2. WHAT IS THE THEORETICAL BACKGROUND OF THE BOOK?
    3. WHAT IS THE RATIONALE OF THIS BOOK?
    4. WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF THIS BOOK?
    5. OBJECTIVE
    6. TARGET AUDIENCE
    7. THE STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK
    8. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Multiple Perspectives on Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
    1. Chapter 1: Watercolour
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: A Post-Bureaucratic Age?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 3: Power Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND FOCUS
      4. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: DEMINGS 14 POINTS ON OBLIGATIONS OF MANAGEMENT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS: IN SEARCH OF ROBUST THEORY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY DEFINITIONS AND TERMS
    4. Chapter 4: Understanding Bureaucracy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Performing Academics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER. BUREAUCRACY AND PERFORMING ACADEMICS
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    6. Chapter 6: Co-Existence of Bureaucracy and Post-Bureaucracy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CO-EXISTENCE OF BUREAUCRACY AND POST-BUREAUCRACY
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 7: Post-Bureaucratic Firms' Internationalization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
      5. THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF POST-BUREAUCRATIC FIRMS: A RESOURCE-BASED PERSPECTIVE
      6. OVERCOMING CULTURAL BARRIERS IN DISTANT MARKETS
      7. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 8: Post-Bureaucratic Organizations as Complex Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Management and Organization
    1. Chapter 9: Self-Control Beyond Clans and Culture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: ORIGINS OF CLAN CONTROL
      4. THREE-STEP MODEL FOR INTERNALIZING ORGANIZATIONAL CONTROL
      5. COMBINING SELF-CONTROL AND OTHER CONTROL SYSTEMS: INTERACTIVE EFFECTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 10: Building an Ethical Culture in the Post-Bureaucratic Era
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 11: Creating Values-Based Accountability Systems for the Turbulence of Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 12: Human Resource Management in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: WHICH ISSUES HAVE BEEN PREMINENT?
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 13: From Control to Commitment Work Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 14: Communication in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MULTICULTURAL APPROACHES TO CRISIS COMMUNICATION
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 15: Learning in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 16: Social Organization, Social Tools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: SOCIAL AND DIGITAL ORGANIZATIONS
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: SOCIAL MEDIA IN TRAINING COMPANIES
      5. A CASE STUDY: SOCIAL MEDIA IN BANKING TRAINING PROVIDERS
      6. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Managerial and Organizational Behaviour
    1. Chapter 17: Cognitive Biases in Decision Making in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DECISION-MAKING AND COGNITIVE BIAS
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 18: Intuitive Knowledge Generation in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: STUDY OF INTUITION IN FILM PRODUCTION TEAMS
      5. FINDINGS AND THEIR INTERPRETATION
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 19: The Development of Intercultural Competences in Post-Bureaucratic Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors