Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. A Framework for Organisational Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 29-52
    3. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 53-76
    4. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 77-108
    5. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 141-163
  3. Processes in Organisations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 167-187
    3. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 188-214
    4. Sandra Dawson
      Pages 215-231
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 270-296

About this book


This is a fully revised and updated edition of Sandra Dawson's successful introductory textbook. The text is designed for students of business studies, marketing, accounting, administration and management, at undergraduate and postgraduate (especially MBA) levels. Expanded to include the growing interest in leadership, the book provides a clear, accessible framework for students to develop their understanding of organisations and the people in them. It is also relevant to those who are beginning a specialist study of organisations, particularly as it helps to bridge the gap between theory and practice.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Sandra¬†Dawson
    • 1
  1. 1.The Judge Institute of Management StudiesUniversity of CambridgeUK

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