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Name: Formal Organizations
ID: m42833
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Understand the different types of formal organizations
  • Recognize the characteristics of bureaucracies
  • Identify the concepts of the McJob and the McDonaldization of society
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Bureaucracies, Clear division of labor, Coercive organizations, Explicit rules, Formal organizations, Hierarchy of authority, Iron Rule of Oligarchy, McDonaldization, Meritocracy, Normative or voluntary organizations, Total institution, Utilitarian organizations
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:10 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 12, 2012 11:54 am -0500

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Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 4:45 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 Apr 6, 2012 2:50 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 12:07 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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