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Title:
Life in organizations : workplaces as people experience them
Author:
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss.
Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [1979]

©1979
Physical Description:
xvi, 444 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780465040490

9780465040414
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

General Introduction
Section 1 Life at the Top: the Struggle for Powerp. 3
1 How the Top Is Differentp. 20
2 Why Leaders Can't Leadp. 36
3 Henry Kissinger as Department Managerp. 49
4 Bob Six's Long Search for a Successorp. 63
Section 2 Life in the Middle: Getting In, Getting Up, and Getting alongp. 80
5 Wheeler Stanley, General Foremanp. 98
6 A Day at the Crystal Palacep. 105
7 The Managers Staff Reporters of the Wall Street Journalp. 116
8 The Gender Pioneers: Women in an Industrial Sales Forcep. 134
9 Why Should My Conscience Bother Me?p. 160
Section 3 Making a Life at the Bottomp. 176
10 Banana Time: Job Satisfaction and Informal Interactionp. 192
11 The Lordstown Auto Workersp. 206
12 Women's Work: Some Lousy Offices to Work In, and One Good Onep. 225
13 Retail Sales Workerp. 239
Section 4 Growing Painsp. 255
14 The Changing Structure of a Great Corporationp. 274
15 The Company Family: the Early Years of the Andrews Wineryp. 290
Section 5 Life in Politicized Environments: Interdependence, Responsibility, and Skullduggeryp. 302
16 Running the San Francisco City Planning Departmentp. 318
17 The Buffalo Searchp. 333
18 At IGP, It's Not Business as Usualp. 349
19 The Bagmanp. 363
Section 6 Organizational Death Watchp. 373
20 Organizations in Trouble: Two Vignettesp. 387
21 W. T. Grant's Last Days as Seen from Store 1192p. 400
22 Termination at Baker Plantp. 412
Referencesp. 429
Indexp. 433