Administrative behavior : a study of decision-making processes in administrative organizations / Herbert A. Simon

Author(s): Simon, Herbert Alexander, 1916-
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Subjects: Management
Decision making
Organizational behavior
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 4th ed
Published: New York : Free Press, c1997
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xv, 368 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
I. Decision-Making and Administrative Organization 1
Commentary on Chapter I 17
II. Some Problems of Administrative Theory 29
Commentary on Chapter II 50
III. Fact and Value in Decision-Making 55
Commentary on Chapter III 68
IV. Rationality in Administrative Behavior 72
Commentary on Chapter IV 87
V. The Psychology of Administrative Decisions 92
Commentary on Chapter V 118
VI. The Equilibrium of the Organization 140
Commentary on Chapter VI 151
VII. The Role of Authority 177
Commentary on Chapter VII 202
VIII. Communication 208
Commentary on Chapter VIII 223
IX. The Criterion of Efficiency 250
Commentary on Chapter IX 272
X. Loyalties and Organizational Identification 278
Commentary on Chapter X 296
XI. The Anatomy of Organization 305
Commentary on Chapter XI 329
Appendix. What Is an Administrative Science? 356
Index 361
Notes: LCCN: 96034148
ISBN: 0684835827 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 35159347
ISBN/ISSN: 0684835827