TITLE

A THEORY OF FORMAL ORGANIZATION AND MANAGERIAL PERCEPTIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: AN EXPLANATORY VIEW

AUTHOR(S)
Singh, Prithpal
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
International Studies of Management & Organization;Fall83, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article attempts to relate and integrate the nature of managerial perceptions and attitudes toward change with the existence of a theory of formal organization. It suggests that in situations in which no systematic theory of formal organizations is available, managerial perceptions and attitudes toward change will coherence and will not lead to significant development of alternative organizational paradigms. The views will be illustrated with reference to the Indian management scene. The paper is intended to provide a basis for a critical discussion of an important dimension of management of human organizations.
ACCESSION #
5813157

 

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