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The Functions of the Executive

Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

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ISBN 9780674328037

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

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384 pages

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  • Part I: Preliminary Considerations Concerning Cooperative Systems
    • I. Introduction
    • II. The Individual and the Organization
    • III. Physical and Biological Limitations in Cooperative Systems
    • IV. Psychological and Social Factors in Systems of Cooperation
    • V. The Principles of Cooperative Action
  • Part II: The Theory and Structure of Formal Organizations
    • VI. The Definition of Formal Organization
    • VII. The Theory of Formal Organization
    • VIII. The Structure of Complex Formal Organizations
    • IX. Informal Organizations and their Relation to Formal Organizations
  • Part III: The Elements of Formal Organizations
    • X. The Bases and Kinds of Specializations
    • XI. The Economy of Incentives
    • XII. The Theory of Authority
    • XIII. The Environment of Decision
    • XIV. The Theory of Opportunism
  • Part IV: The Functions of Organizations in Cooperative Systems
    • XV. The Executive Function
    • XVI. The Executive Process
    • XVII. The Nature of Executive Responsibility
    • XVIII. Conclusion
  • Appendix: Mind in Everyday Affairs
  • Index

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