A contemporary look at organizations: its structure and its people
Coffey, William Jackson
Haga, William J.
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This study traces the evolution of organizations with a strong emphasis on contemporary practices. As far as organizational structure is concerned, there seems to be no evolving pattern taking over predominance in industry. None of the new concepts have emerged as the best organizational structure. Indeed, industry seems to be using a combination of these concepts in their formal organization When looking at the human element in organizations, however, there does seem to be an emerging pattern. Slowly, organizations are shifting to a more supportive approach in their relations with employees. This theory supplied man with Maslow's highest order needs and as seen more frequently today in project management.
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