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The effective organization : practical application of complexity theory and organizational design to maximize performance in the face of emerging events / Dennis W. Tafoya.

Author/Creator:
Tafoya, Dennis, 1947-
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Organizational effectiveness.
Complex organizations.
Contents:
Complexity Theory as a Tool to Aid Understanding of Organizational Performance Management in Effective Organizations
The Structural Makeup of the Complete Organization
The Enterprise Organization
The Community: Continuity over Time through Operational Practices
Teams: Missions Accomplished through Collective Action
The Individual Contributor and Urgency
Performance Effectiveness and Threats, Risks and Vulnerabilities
Spectrum of Events: Self-Organization from the Ground Up
The Emergence and Management of Events
Framework for Organizational Effectiveness: The Organizational Level
Framework for Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance
Framework for Organizational Effectiveness: Urgency and Competency at the Individual Level
Self-Organization and Beyond
Open Issues and New Directions for the Application of Complexity Theory to Organizations and Organizational Research
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-277) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
ISBN:
0415880351
9780415880350 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415880367 (pbk. : alk. paper)
041588036X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99944582658
Web link:
The Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund Home Page
The Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund Home Page  Bookplate