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THEME ONE: What is meant by the study of organizational theory, what are the schools of organizational theory and their precepts and what can we learn from its history?
- Change in the definition of competitive advantage and its impact on the organization.
- Change in perspective in the value of people to the resources of an organization.
- Organizations are dynamic and the theory of managing them is also.
Organizational Theory Timeline
The short and brief history of Organizational Theory
The Short and Glorious History of Organizational Theory
Overview of Classical and Neo-Classical Organizational Theory
Overview of Management Theories
Strategic Organization Design
What is meant by the study of organizational theory, what are the classifications of organizational theory and their precepts and what can we learn from its history?
Create a time line of Organizational Theories (schools) showing the precepts of each theory/school. Then in a summary paragraph compare the various theories on the time line identifying the trends of perspective that are illustrated by the time line.