Systems View of Management and the Organization
In this chapter we aim to provide an insight into the process of management in the context of both people and organizational structure, concentrating on various systemic viewpoints that have emerged. Initially, the focus is upon the general contribution of systems thinking to the evolution of management theory. However, we rapidly turn to detailing the essentially cybernetic nature of management and organization theory.
KeywordsOrganization Theory Management Theory Feedforward Control Viable System Model Sociotechnical System
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