By Goran Ahrne, Nils Brunsson
Progressively more companies are meta-organizations; instead of contributors they've got different agencies as their individuals. This complete booklet explains, in-depth, the original manner during which meta-organizations functionality, how they range from corporations with person club, and the way they're an important brokers within the strategy of globalization.
Goran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson mix the fields of association conception and diplomacy in a brand new method. They painting a thought according to insights from association reports that also is used to give an explanation for and comprehend foreign organisations. This idea creates new percentages to investigate meta-organizations reminiscent of the ecu and the UN and evaluate them to different meta-organizations similar to nationwide exchange institutions, recreation federations and foreign non-governmental companies. The authors indicate remarkable similarities among these types of corporations that experience by no means been came across prior to, together with the stipulations for club, identification formation and decision-making.
The ebook opens an entire new zone for organizational study. it will likely be crucial analyzing for researchers and postgraduate scholars attracted to association thought, globalization, politics and enterprises, or overseas organizations.
Contents: Preface; 1. equipped businesses; 2. Many Meta-organizations; three. surroundings, contributors, and Meta-organizations; four. developing and maintaining Meta-organizations; five. Similarity, Dissimilarity, and id Formation; 6. Conflicts and Decision-making difficulties; 7. The Dynamics of Meta-organizations; eight. Meta-organizations and Individual-based agencies; nine. geared up Globalisation; References; Index