Organization theory Name Institution Professor Course Date Organization theory Introduction Organizational theory is primarily made up of approaches which are used in the analysis of an organization. It elaborates on various organizational structure and design as well as the relationship that exists between an organization and its external environment (Daft et al 2010). It also entails the study of both technocrats and manager's behavior in an organization (Daft et al 2010). The article on School of Management Thought by M S Sridhar and the second chapter of the book by Hatch and Cunliffe on organizational theory modern symbolic and postmodern perspectives explores organization theory. Despite the book and the article exploring the same idea there exists some differences as well as similarities in the manner in which each explores the topic. The paper compares and contrasts the article with the book by focusing on their view and presentation of contains a lot of irrelevant information hence the likelihood of diverting readers attention thus interfering with his understanding since where attention is divided understanding will also be impaired. Conclusion The book as well as the book conveys the message as they explain on organization theory in spite of the differences in their method of explaining the concept. However the article gives a better description of the organization theory as compared to the book. As a result it makes its approach of explanation promoting a better understanding of the theory. Additionally it manner of classification of the theory is more understandable as compared to the book. References Daft R. L. Murphy J. & Willmott H. (2010). Organization theory and design. Cengage learning EMEA. Hatch M.J. and Cunliffe A.L. (2013) Organization Theory: Modern Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives. 3rd Edition Oxford University Press New York. Sridhar M. S. (2011). Schools of management thought. [...]
compare and contrast between the article ( school of management thought ) by M S Sridhar, and chapter 2 of the book ( organization theory, modern, symbolic ,and postmodern perspectives).